If you want 2019 to be the year you finally make some headway with your finances, YouTube is one of the best resources available.
A variety of money and business entrepreneurs take to YouTube to offer actionable tips every day — and these tips can absolutely transform your financial life if you let them.
13 Financial Influencers Taking Over YouTube
But, who should you follow? When it comes to YouTube money experts, I definitely have my favorites. The next time you cozy up with your laptop to learn how to maximize your income and grow wealth over time, check out these 13 channels and their stars first:
#1: Ryan Scribner
Most people wish they knew more about investing in stocks, yet they’re not sure where to turn to learn the real deal. Ryan Scribner is a financial educator and YouTube sensation that teaches his audience all about how to earn respectable gains without investing huge sums of money every month.
Scribner has over 378,000 followers on his YouTube channel as of this writing. In addition to stock investing, Scribner covers important topics like productivity and the mindset needed to build real wealth that lasts.
Check This Out: Scribner’s video on how he built five income streams by the age of 23 is a huge hit with over 996,000 views.
#2: Bigger Pockets
Bigger Pockets is one of the most popular websites for real estate investors in the United States, but the website also has its own YouTube channel for those who crave visual content. This channel leans on a variety of in-house experts who offer tutorials and lectures on important real estate investing topics.
You can learn how to find your first investment property to build passive income, for example, or find out some of the best do’s and don’ts for landlords. Also figure out how to determine profitability, how to deal with contractors, and red signs to look for if you want to avoid nightmare projects.
Check this out: Their video on how to run the numbers on a rental property before you invest has well over 1 million views.
#3: Graham Stephan
Graham Stephan is another YouTube star who is passionate about real estate and the wealth opportunities it provides. Stephan skipped college, started selling real estate, and became a millionaire by the age of 26. These days, he teaches others the tools of his trade including lessons on buying rental property and training your mind to attract wealth.
Stephan currently has over 363,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel, and that number is growing every day. If you want to learn how to get rich with real estate investing, you should subscribe and see what he has to say.
Check this out: One of Stephan’s most popular videos shares how he built $59,750 in monthly revenue using real estate.
#4: The Financial Diet
The Financial Diet is a popular blog for millennials who want to live large on a small budget, excel in their careers, and avoid at least some of the pitfalls of their peers. Their YouTube channel features an array of young people doling out tips on topics like grocery shopping on a budget, asking for a raise at work, and how to organize your closet for maximum efficiency.
The Financial Diet has over 612,000 YouTube subscribers on their channel in addition to a large blog following. This just goes to show that every generation is interested in growing wealth and taking control of their lives in the process.
Check this out: This video on how to save $50,000 by age 25 while making only $15 an hour has some truly actionable tips.
#5: Dan Lok
Dan Lok is an entrepreneur who aims to help you “unlock your financial confidence” with e-books, a free masterclass, and of course his YouTube Channel. As a successful, self-made millionaire, Lok focuses his online efforts on teaching others to create a wealth mindset, scale their businesses, and build passive income streams.
Lok’s YouTube channel has nearly 1.2 million subscribers, which is a testimony to the value he offers in every single video.
Check this out: Lok’s tutorial on how to sell anything to anyone has over 4 million views!
#6: SeedTime Money
The SeedTime Money YouTube channel has a specific mission and a very specific audience. They aim to help consumers keep more of their hard-earned dollars by leaning on biblical principles.
If you’re a Christian who is tired of seeing every dollar you earn fly out the window, this channel can help you cut your spending, start investing, and even earn more over time. There are nearly 47,000 subscribers at the moment, but the SeedTime Money channel is growing every day.
Check this out: Learn the top seven “weird” things Christians should be doing with their money.
#7: Rachel Cruze
Rachel Cruze may be best known for her role as Dave Ramsey’s daughter, but she has become a star in her own right. Not only is she the author of several best-selling books, but she hosts a website and YouTube channel with over 150,000 subscribers.
This channel can help you learn all about getting out of debt, how to have fun without overspending, and how to cut your regular purchases and give yourself an automatic raise.
Check this out: Cruze outlines the seven steps you should take to build a debt-free lifestyle this year.
#8: Joseph Hogue
Joseph Hogue is a financial expert and investor who uses YouTube to educate followers on various money topics. Not only does he talk about side hustles and ways to earn money from home, but he covers stock market basics, passive income ideas, and tips on how to start a successful blog.
Hogue’s YouTube channel, which is titled “Let’s Talk Money!” currently has 45,000 subscribers.
Check this out: Hogue goes over ten of his favorite side hustle ideas, including ones that helped him net $600 in one day.
#9: Beat the Bush
Beat the Bush is yet another popular YouTube channel that covers financial topics like credit scores, early retirement, investing basics, and more. Consumers can tune in to watch videos on a variety of timely issues like the 4% rule and how it affects retirement, the importance of a good credit score, and how to sell on eBay.
The Beat the Bush YouTube channel has over 236,000 subscribers!
Check this out: Find out three ways to cut your budget to save big this year.
#10: Meet Kevin
Meet Kevin is run by Kevin Paffrath, a 26-year-old real estate broker and investor who has been working in the field of real estate since the age of 17. Not only does Kevin run a successful real estate business, but he sells real estate courses and hosts a popular YouTube channel with educational videos.
If you’re angling to build wealth using real estate, Kevin’s channel is a good source for information on building passive income and finding the right investments.
Check this out: Kevin talks about how you should forget Dave Ramsey if you want passive income.
#11: Kris Krohn – Limitless TV
Kris Krohn is another real estate investor who educates others on how to build wealth with residential and commercial properties. Krohn says you can earn $5,000 in the real estate business in 30 days without using any of your own funds or your credit, and he even offers free consultations to his YouTube subscribers.
Speaking of YouTube, Krohn has over 367,000 subscribers to his channel! Some of his most popular videos on building wealth have been watched by more than 4 million viewers.
Check this out: Millions of people have watched Kris talk about how he built wealth in his 20’s.
#12: Ricky Guiterrez
Ricky Guiterrez is a 23-year-old entrepreneur who makes videos on intriguing topics like how to invest in penny stocks, the ups and downs of day trading, cryptocurrency basics, and more. His YouTube channel, called TechBud Solutions, has a huge following with nearly 500,000 subscribers!
While many investing experts talk over people’s heads, Guiterrez covers angles his subscribers can relate to — things like how he trades stock on his iPhone, how to invest with small sums of money, and which stocks are a good buy each month.
Check this out: Guiterrez trades stock with a blindfold on during his BirdBox challenge.
#13: One Big Happy Life
One Big Happy Life is a website and YouTube channel that shares a variety of tips on how to live a full and happy life on a budget. They believe you can enjoy life while also planning for a fruitful future, but more than that, they show you how to do it with helpful tutorials and live instruction.
The One Big Happy Life YouTube channel has over 130,000 subscribers, and some of their most popular videos are on goal-setting, things you should and shouldn’t buy, and how to decide between following your passion or making more money.
Check this out: One Big Happy Life lays out steps you need to take to get your life together in 2019.