Historically, finance has been dominated by men. Advice, management, and other roles in personal and corporate finance are heavily weighted towards men, but the tide is changing.
Very beneficial for the world is the fact that women have now been recognized for being just as competent, if not more so than men at handling money issues — whether said issues are common or uncommon.
One group of women stands out from the pack, and that group is made up of top female writers on topics across the financial landscape.
Below is a list of the top female finance bloggers you will want to follow.
Farnoosh Torabi made a name for herself as a media journalist with appearances on Today, Good Morning America, CNBC, and many more. Torabi discussed a delicate topic for women in finance in her 2014 book When She Makes More.
Farnoosh leads by example showing women that it is not only okay to take control of your finances, it is the best thing to do to secure your future.
Follow her blog, podcast, videos, and more at Farnoosh.tv.
Top Female Finance Bloggers include Melanie Lockert, who rose to fame as the author of Dear Debt. Her blog chronicls her path to debt freedom after taking on a boatload of student loans. She and her readers frequently share “dear debt letters,” on the site, where they open up on the site and tell debt why it’s time to go.
Lockert published a book in 2016 titled after her blog. She is a freelance finance writer for an array of publications across the web.
You may connect with her at Dear Debt.
Personality is important in finance, and Sandy Smith brings it all to the table at her site Yes, I am Cheap. Smith is a long-time personal finance blogger. She recently had a breakout moment with a series of high-quality videos on Periscope, YouTube, and elsewhere.
She preaches the power of the side hustles, as she runs her blog and other online businesses while maintaining a full-time day job. But she is on the way out and already gave notice that she is on track for self-employment.
Learn about her businesses and follow her at Yes, I am Cheap.
Emma Johnson is the woman behind Wealthy Single Mommy and certainly a Top Female Finance Bloggers in the world. She runs a blog about dealing with money as a single mother.
Between her own blog, contributing to other publications, and appearances in the New York Times, The New York Post, CNN Headline News, Forbes, U.S. News, Inc., Wall Street Journal Radio, CBS Market Watch, and many more.
Johnson has proven she has the knowledge and experience to lead millions of women on a journey to financial security.
Learn more and connect at Wealthy Single Mommy.
Holly Johnson is the woman behind Club Thrifty, a travel, personal finance, and credit card blog helping people travel the world at a fraction of the cost.
After getting into debt with her husband and business partner Greg, the Johnson family learned quick lessons about money management and living a rich lifestyle without breaking the bank.
Learn more at Club Thrifty.
“Millennial Money Expert” Stefanie O’Connell is a media personality and author of The Broke and Beautiful Life. She is a regular in national media including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Today, Forbes, and ABC News.
Stefanie shares a message of “breaking broke” and “empowerment through personal finance.”
Learn more and connect at StefanieOConnell.com.
After graduating with a finance degree during The Great Recession, and like many Millennials she ended up moving back home with her parents and taking a job below her value in retail. She eventually did find a “good job” in finance but spent that six years building her online presence as a side hustle.
After a taste of entrepreneurship, she lost one of her biggest revenue streams and ended up back in an office. She didn’t allow it hold her down. Rebuilt, quit her job (again), and now runs a profitable self-employed business. Now she shares her story at Young Finances.
Connect with her at LaTishaStyles.com.
Top Female Finance Bloggers include Kathleen Celmins who started her online journey as the founder of popular blog Frugal Portland. She has since become an expert in traffic generation and online business. She is now a partner running the business behind the scenes at the Stacking Benjamins Podcast, For Profit Blogging, Frugal Portland, all now operating under the Stacking Benjamins umbrella.
Follow what she’s up to at Stacking Benjamins.
Millennial finance and business coach Amanda Abella is the author of Make Money Your Honey and an expert featured in publications like The Huffington Post, Daily Worth, Forbes, Yahoo! Finance, Kiplinger, Business Insider, and Seventeen. Most notably she writes for our site Due as well!
Abella believes you should love your work and love your money. Rather, look at money as a crutch or something that holds you back. By taking control of your money, Abella believes you can reach your financial and career goals. You can do this all while having fun doing it.
Learn more at AmandaAbella.com.