Financial literacy is such an important skill to have. It helps us make smart purchasing decisions, keeps us on top of our finances and helps us avoid pitfalls that can have devastating consequences.
There are several ways you can improve your financial literacy. One way is to follow financial experts. These are people who have established themselves in the business world and were able to make smart decisions to grow their wealth. These experts can be followed on social media and through blogs and podcasts.
If you are looking for financial literacy experts to follow, here are a few recommendations.
Dave Ramsey started out as a real estate investor who saw his share of financial success and failure. Fortunately, he was able to learn from his mistakes and use his failures as a way to teach others. He began offering financial counseling for couples at his local church and attending workshops and seminars on consumer financial problems.
Ramsey is the author of several books that offer financial advice including five New York Times bestsellers. He is also the host of his own syndicated radio program, the Dave Ramsey Show. Listeners can tune in to find out how to handle personal and household finances, manage debt and more.
Robert Kiyosaki is best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, a book that he co-wrote with accountant and businesswoman Sharon Lechter.
The success of the book opened doors for Kiyosaki and he now hosts his own podcast, the Rich Dad Radio Show. He has also written several more books, offers classes to promote financial literacy and he even made his Cashflow Board Game.
The Rich Dad series of books on business, real estate, and managing assets are in my personal finance library of books. I enjoy referring to them often.
Chris Hogan is a bestselling author and personal financial expert. He is known for providing expert advice on retirement planning, investing and building wealth.
Hogan’s career took off in 2016 when he published his first book Retire Inspired: It’s Not an Age, It’s a Financial Number. The book instantly became a best seller.
Hogan also makes frequent appearances on Dave Ramsey’s radio show and can also be followed on Twitter, Facebook and his own website, ChrisHogan360.com.
Grant Cardone is a sales trainer, author, entrepreneur and financial advisor. Working as a professional sales trainer, he was able to help many small business owners and Fortune 500 companies increase their annual revenue. Cardone’s approach is different than most in that he focuses more on building wealth than eliminating debt and advocates investing in residential real estate as a way to increase revenue.
Cardone has his own website, blog and podcast. He also makes live event appearances and can be followed through social media.
Peter Schiff is a contrarian investor who made an impact on the financial world when he predicted the dotcom bubble of 2000 and the collapse of the U.S. housing market of 2008. He has served for many years as the president and CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, an investment firm that focuses its asset allocation outside the American market.
Those that wish to follow Schiff can do so by tuning into the ‘Peter Schiff Show Podcast’, an informative resource the provides insight into global economy and offers advice on how to make smart financial investments. Schiff can also be followed on several social media channels.
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If you are looking to increase your financial literacy, following these experts can be the way to go. They have seen their share of success and failures and can provide valuable life lessons that can help you grow wealth and avoid financial pitfalls.
Who will you end up following to help stay on top of your finances? Comment below…