Twitter is an excellent resource of keeping up to date with the very latest news on all topics. You’ll find out information before the on-air or news print media sources can even blink an eye. Their news or “tweets” are instantly posted and updated based on real time. It’s also a rich source for anything and everything financial. Here you can find it on subjects of general finance, investing, debt reduction and of course, personal finance.
There are ten financial experts you should look into following on Twitter. Some of their tweets may help you with your own financial situation at no cost. They cover a wide range within the financial world, both internationally and domestically. Some of their names will be familiar while others are regional businesses who give their own expertise on Twitter. Let’s get better acquainted with these financial gurus.
Carl Bialik is one of the featured bloggers at the online version of the preeminent Wall Street Journal, which of course is the quintessential periodical for financial information as well as other news. He calls himself the numbers guy, because he examines the ways numbers are used and abused. Naturally numbers and finances go hand in hand. Bialik features his weekly blogs regarding numbers in the news, business and politics. This is one way to follow news from the Wall Street Journal on Twitter.
Taxes may not be everyone’s favorite subject, but it’s a very important and necessary one. If you want real time tax advice this is one to follow. Tax Therapy will take on your tweeted questions and provide you with an answer or many answers. Be sure to check out the Tax Therapy website that’s listed along with his bio. He helps both individuals and businesses.
What an extremely clever personal financial blogger who uses the image on her Twitter account and website with interstate and highways road signs and references. There are numerous helpful articles relating to topics such as the key aspects of mobile banking, why don’t financial advisors emphasize paying down debt? and ways to become frugal. Take a turn onto this highway to financial freedom.
Here is an interesting switch. Usually it’s the moms who extol the virtues of frugality. Now we have the founder of FrugalDad.com on Twitter. Just like with taxes, no one likes to save, cut corners, budget, and shop more economically. Yes, it can be a challenge being frugal, but think of all the money you’ll definitely save in the long run. You can send in your comments and questions to Frugal Dad at Twitter. His website feature fascinating articles and he retweets a lot of similar articles from others on the subject of frugality. There are so many other ways to save money besides putting it away.
It’s important to feature some accounting information regarding financial advice, even if this comes from an accounting firm in New England. Crabtree CPA & Associates in Hyannis, MA features a wealth of information with their tweets. You’ll find their newsletters with numerous financial tips. Their website features blogs, newsletters and financial guides to check out as well.
If international business, finances and politics interest you, besides the Wall Street Journal, this is another financial periodical to follow on Twitter. London’s Financial Times website features an array of articles on finance and other topics. However, on Twitter it posts more articles after articles that is current, up-to-date and best of all, timely.
They are based in Chicago who deal in future and options trading. The CME Group is the world’s most diverse financial marketplace. Follow their tweets for the latest global financial and economic news. Read their retweets from other financial followers. You can send in a comment or question for a possible response. At their website be sure to check out their Product Highlights on categories such as agriculture, energy, metals and others.
At StockTwits you’ll definitely get real time conversations with real investors and real ideas. If you are the type who likes being glued on up-to-the-minute stock information this is the Twitter account for you. The Oakland, California financial company loves sharing its information with like-minded others, especially at their website. You can’t get anymore current than with StockTwits when it comes to stocks.
This is the home to online magazines Fortune Magazine and Money Magazine. The CNN Money website is the world’s leader in business and finance. On their Twitter feed they tweet an enormous amount of information on an array of personal finance, investments, and other general news pertaining to current finances and business. Just like CNN’s 24/7 on-air newscasts you’ll find the same thing on their Twitter profile and website.
Now we come to the queen of personal finance on Twitter who has over a million followers. She is none other than Suze Orman. You’ve probably seen her Emmy Award winning financial show on CNBC. Suze Orman is very tweet-friendly and tends to respond to followers questions from time to time. Naturally a lot of her financial tips and advice is female-centric, but certainly all can benefit from her other topics too. You can also find out more about Suze Orman, her latest financial information, purchase her products and other valuable resources at SuzeOrman.com. She is the financial expert I follow on Twitter.
Naturally there are many, many more financial experts on Twitter to follow, yet all of these featured had something unique to offer. They ranged from taxes to accounting to financial periodicals, real time stock information and discussions to financial blogs and financial masterminds. Whatever financial topics you’re interested in on Twitter there’s bound to be one on this list.
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