It’s estimated that there are currently around 152 million blogs online throughout the world. Some are entertaining, some are educational and, others are just plain fun. The best blogs, however, are those which can actually save you money. To save you having to trawl the internet for these handy blogs, we’ve put together a definitive list of over 60 money saving blogs and sites.
Part one: 60 money saving blogs you should read
Part two: Top 10 blogs to give you money saving tips
As though all of these blogs aren’t enough, below is a recap of the 10 blogs which, in our opinion, should be on any savvy saver’s list.
1. The Guardian
Not only does this US newspaper bring you the latest news and views but, it’s online Lifestyle section can save you money too. With around 273.1 million visitors every month, Guardian Lifestyle is a treasure chest of money saving tips and advice as well as coupons and special offers to help make budgets go that little bit further.
A site which, for most, needs no introduction, The Huffington Post receives a staggering 139.9 million visitors per month with its popular articles receiving millions of shares on social media. Money saving articles on the site include those by high profile financial experts, popular celebrities and industry experts. Always ready to entertain, the site also includes fun items such as these popular tweets – the struggle is real!
3. Make Use Of
One of the lesser known blogs, Make Use Of is a, well, useful site which focuses predominantly on tech and electronics. Features include listicles for finding the best price on items such as headphones and printers and, the blog features a whole host of tips and advice on everything tech and electric. Make Use Of receives 36.2 million visitors a month.
Bank Of America’s Better Money Habits blog in partnership with the Khan Academy is a comprehensive money management site with over 681 million visitors per month. Created as a one stop shop for all things financial, the blog tackles major topics including debt, savings, home ownership and credit and, includes an online tool to help you sort out your personal finances whatever your current life stage.
5. The Balance
A personal finance blog with 12.2 million monthly visitors, The Balance gives you the low-down on a number of important personal finance issues such as saving for college, budgeting for your first home and managing your salary. The site also includes articles on topical subjects such as payday loans, healthcare inequality and the emergence of digital currencies.
6. Nerd Wallet
This amusingly named site features a wealth of information for those looking for financial guidance. With an editorial team of over 80 ‘nerds’, trendy blog Nerd Wallet features help and advice on a large number of personal finance options including savings, credit cards, mortgages and bank accounts. Tailored insights, reviews and inside knowledge make this US based blog a must for over 13 million people per month.
Refreshingly straightforward, The Mint is a subscription based blog which aims to help members save money and manage their finances. Once signed up, members can create personal budgets online and can take advantage of exclusive savings and tools offered by the site.
This US site which has almost three million monthly visitors is aimed at the real estate enthusiast and investor. Bringing together a community of like minded people, Bigger Pockets offers advice, tips and collaboration for those looking to get into real estate or to expand their current portfolio.
The site which has made Martin Lewis a household name really is the first word in online financial and life advice. From cards and loans to energy suppliers, Martin’s invaluable financial savvy helps thousands of people every month to save money and reclaim their finances. Recent articles include Martin’s popular piece on Christmas shopping savings. Members can also sign up to receive tips and offers by email.
Popular blog site, Feedspot is a great place to find info on just about any subject – including finances. To get started, users need to sign up by email, Google or Facebook and, then, add sources from a list provided by the site. Users can then browse through an almost unlimited number of articles and listicles from around the world
As another year draws to a close, many of us will be resolving that 2019 is the year that we get our finances in order – and our list of money saving blogs will help you to do just that!