Since we are coming up on the new year, it’s the time most people start thinking about their finances. There’s no better time than now to learn more about handling your money, earning passive income, and investing.
The great thing about the world we live in today is there is some great information at your fingertips for free.
Here are some of the best finance YouTube channels to get you started on your financial freedom journey.
Graham Stephan is a witty man who transformed his life through real estate investing. He decided that college was not the route he wanted to take with his life. Graham decided to pursue real estate instead.
He became a millionaire by the age of 26.
His YouTube channel is all about his success, failures, and advice based on personal experience to help his viewers follow in his footsteps.
At 3.55 million subscribers, he has a ton of support from an audience of typically under 35-40, but his advice can be applicable to all investors.
He covers everything from real estate to investing, saving money, credit scores, and other ways to make money.
Even if you’re looking to learn how to grow a successful YouTube channel, Graham follows some of the best practices and he’s a great channel to follow.
Mark Tilbury is a 7-figure CEO at Model World Ltd and the man who teaches all things business, personal finance, and investing on his YouTube channel.
From side hustles to the stock market, Mark has a goal of sharing his knowledge to spread the wealth to the younger generations.
Mark made his first debut on YouTube with his video “How To Profit From A Stock Market Crash” published on March 17, 2020.
In a time when everyone was worried about their income, Mark knew that he could help the younger generation through the difficult times of the pandemic with his knowledge.
BeatTheBush is a channel name that plays on the term “beat around the bush.” BeatTheBush provides just that: quick, easy to follow, simple, and straight-to-the-point tips in each video.
With a channel banner that says “improve your credit, streamline your budget, and retire early,” it’s really a great summary of the channel itself.
His videos consist of budgeting, money hacks, lifestyle tips, and experiences he has as an early retiree.
From cryptocurrency to simple videos like “Does Driving to a Cheaper Gas Station Save Money,” he really covers all topics of finance from a life perspective.
Jeremy from the channel Financial Education is the go-to stock guru. Most of his videos consist of all things stocks that he’s buying, interested in, or selling.
If you’re wondering what the stock market is doing, then checking out his channel will keep you in the know.
If you drive a Tesla or are particularly interested in the vehicle, then you will also love Jeremy’s channel.
Over the years, he has invested a good bit into Tesla stock and is a firm believer in it. He stays up to date each day on the performance and all things Elon Musk.
Andrei Jikh educates on financial minimalism, investing, and personal finance. Andrei’s channel is pretty impressive with 1.79 million subscribers and only two years on YouTube.
He covers topics such as how to save 50% of your income, how to retire by 30, buy and sell stocks, and how to really make these lifelong decisions from a minimalist standpoint.
Many of Andrei’s videos have a more “big picture” approach to financial issues.
Want to know if it’s better to rent or buy a home? What about retirement funds? These are the topics and advice that you can expect from Andrei Jikh.
Sorelle Amore Finance
Sorelle Amore has a channel that has truly taken off. If the name sounds familiar, she rose in prominence with her unique self-portraits on Instagram and her popular more lifestyle/happiness YouTube channel.
That existing audience has helped her gain a massive following in the finance niche. Her YouTube video “How I Became An Overnight Millionaire” is sitting at almost 775,000 views in just six months.
She started her channel in May of 2021 and has already gained 325,000 subscribers (although it must be said that she already had a successful lifestyle channel to leverage beforehand).
Sorelle shares information on how to change your life with your finances and how to become a millionaire.
She gives you all of the tips (good and bad) that will get you there or keep you from reaching financial freedom. Her videos also cover business advice and investing information.
Grant Cardone is the channel for you if you’re particularly interested in business and marketing.
His message is “10x your business, income, and life” based on his website. Grant has written several books and is a well-known sales trainer, speaker, and entrepreneur.
Grant has particularly invested in real estate and built a $1.9 billion portfolio of multifamily properties.
On his YouTube channel, he shares tips based on his experience with real estate along with other ways to increase your overall income.
Erika Kullberg is a lawyer who left her large corporate law firm in pursuit of time and employment freedom.
She was “making good money,” but she was working long hours and miserable.
When her grandfather was hospitalized, she took off work to go see him, but she was treated poorly by her boss.
She was forced to continue working during this time with her family. From then on, she decided she wanted to pursue being her own boss and finding time freedom.
When she left her job and stepped into the entrepreneur world, she decided she wanted to spread her message.
Her channel teaches all things money management, investing, and side hustles, and spreads a message that there are other options besides the traditional 9 to 5.
The Ramsey Show
Dave Ramsey, the host of The Ramsey Show, is a multi-millionaire. He has been teaching personal finance for years.
After having his own personal experience of falling into serious debt while investing in real estate, he managed to find his way to financial freedom.
He now teaches a simple framework to help people all over the world to get out of debt and build wealth.
The Ramsey Show is his YouTube channel that hosts his talk show. This channel is great for the average person because real people call and ask Dave for advice on their real-world situations.
Dave gives no-nonsense advice to help steer the younger generation in the direction of wealth.
The Financial Diet
The Financial Diet, hosted by Chelsea Fagan along with a few others, was launched on YouTube in 2015.
This channel truly wins in the category of topic diversity. The channel is split down into different categories so that you can watch videos based on what you’re interested in.
There are other playlists available based on more specific topics such as budgeting in college, living with debt, etc.
The categories offered are as follows:
- The Financial Confessions: how to live and handle your money
- Making It Work: stories from real people who have made an impact in their life with their money
- The Lifestyle Fix: how to elevate your life on any budget
- The Financial Diet: a variety of different personal finance topics from different perspectives
- The 3-Minute Guide: a take on complicated finance topics that are broken down into short and easy-to-understand videos
Final thoughts on the best finance YouTube channels
There has never been a better time to change your life through your finances.
A great way to begin is learning from those who have gone before you and can guide you based on personal experience.
The YouTube channels mentioned above are a great place to start, and you can find good advice from real people without having to invest in expensive programs and courses.