April 1st marks the beginning of Financial Literacy Month, and for those looking to get a headstart on their financial fitness, we’ve pulled together a list of the top books and personal finance savants to help you get #FinLit!
Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together
Erin Lowry is a millennial blogger turned author and all around guru when it comes to personal finance. Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together, the first book in her series, is a great resource for people just starting out on their financial journeys. Beloved by twenty-somethings for her simple and relatable content, Erin goes beyond the basics, walking readers through how to manage tricky money situations #IRL - like splitting the bill with friends. If you find yourself speeding through this book, you can also check out her latest work: Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories, and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations.
The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner's Guide to Getting Good with Money
Chelsea Fagan is another blogger turned author whose media company is one of the premier destinations for Millennial and Gen Z women looking to talk about money. The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner's Guide to Getting Good with Money is described as “a personal finance book for people who don’t care about personal finance.” Chelsea shares tips and tricks to help young professionals navigate everything from how to live well on an entry-level salary or go on an overspending detox to tackling student loan debt.
Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances... and Everyone Else's
Lindsey Stanberry is the founding editor of Refinery29’s wildly popular column, Money Diaries, and a champion of modern-day personal finance strategies for the next generation. Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances... and Everyone Else's, gives readers an inside look at the personal finances of others, including how much they spend, save and even the purchases they hide from loved ones. With this book, Lindsey brings conversations about money to the forefront, removing the stigma often associated with discussing finances so we can learn from others!
Humphrey Yang is a financial adviser turned content creator, breaking down everything young people need to know about finances. With over 1.6M TikTok followers and 109K YouTube subscribers, he shares smart savings strategies, tips for newbie investors and explains how trending topics like bitcoin, NTFs and stimulus checks can impact your wallet. Be sure to check him out on TikTok and YouTube for the latest content.
Taylor Price is a financial literacy guru and founder of TAP Intuit, an educational platform helping Gen Z take control of their personal finances and make money work for them. With over 1M TikTok followers and 25K YouTube subscribers, the 20-year-old has built an empire. Taylor uses her platform to share tips on popular side hustles for teens, how to get your money in order, start investing and more. Be sure to check out Taylor’s TikTok and YouTube for new content.
This month, we’re helping teens get into the #StepMoneyMindset, breaking down key things you need to know about managing your money, featuring conversations with successful entrepreneurs and enabling you to test your knowledge!
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