Personal finance does not have to be a tedious, stuffy affair. There are hundreds of finance bloggers that put a humorous spin on economic independence and teach consumers about finance. According to WiseBread.com, here are the top five personal finance bloggers—to both inform and amuse:
The Consumerist both educates and entertains consumers about finance and the top issues of the day. It is a fun and fact-filled online resource for finance information about everything from poor customer service to burdensome cell-phone contracts to high priced—and shrinking—food and grocery products.
Money Saving Mom:
Authored by Crystal Paine, the Money Saving Mom blog focuses on finance topics like extreme couponing and money-saving tips and tricks. In addition, Paine writes about recipe tweaks, “thought-provoking discussions” and keeping an uncluttered life.
Wise Bread is a group of personal finance bloggers that help you live large, while on a small budget. Through its articles, this blog demonstrates that enjoying life does not have to be at the cost of money independence. These authors live by the notion that knowing about finance and saving money has now become fashionable.
The Krazy Coupon Lady:
The largest sector in personal finance is extreme couponing, where the internet joins the Sunday paper to give you giant savings on grocery bills—sometimes as much as 90 percent. With the Krazy Coupon Lady blog, grocery shopping and learning about finance takes a new and dramatic turn.
Get Rich Slowly:
Named “The Most Inspiring Money Blog” by Money magazine, this fascinating finance blog is committed to a sensible approach to personal finance and money. This is not a place for hot tips or quick money schemes. Get Rich Slowly is filled with stories about finance with a dash of personal responsibility—outlining basic rules to get rich the right way, with smart planning and patience.