Whether you’re paying off debts or saving to buy a new home, you need sound financial advice on how to manage your money to reach your goals. Here, we’ve curated the list of seven black financial experts to follow on social media. These experts offer tips on job security, savings, and investment strategies.
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Tonya Repley is a globally recognized millennial money expert and consultant. She became a certified financial educator after improving her credit score by 130 points within 18 months and increasing her investment portfolio and savings.
In 2013, Tonya Rapley launched the award-winning site My Fab Finance, which placed her at the forefront of millennial money matters. Shortly after the launch of the site, Tonya was deemed the “New Face of Wealth Building” by Black Enterprise Magazine.
As a financial expert, Tonya Repley has written a good number of books, including “The Money Manual” and “The Super Fab Financial Planner”. Besides following her on social media, you can also get her books on Amazon.
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Another black financial expert that you should follow on social media if you want to improve your finances is Tiffany Aliche. She’s an award-winning teacher of money education who’s quickly becoming America’s favorite personal financial educator.
Tiffany Aliche is also an Amazon #1 bestselling author of The One Week Budget and the Live Richer Challenge series. Her company, The Budgetnista, has created a money movement that has helped many women worldwide save, pay off debts, buy their own homes, and change the way think about finance. You can follow Tiffany Aliche on Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).
With over 15 years of experience in the finance industry, Marsha Barnes sought to help black people break free from having to hustle so much to earn a living. From money savings and debt management to investments and retirement planning, Marsha Barnes offers helpful tips to help black communities stay financially healthy.
Chris Browning is the host and creator of the short-form podcast “Popcorn Finance” & the call-in finance advice show “This is Awkward”. He started hosting podcasts in 2017 when he launched “Popcorn Finance”.
The award-winning podcaster has used podcasting to reach and connect thousands of listeners. Chris’s money journey and passion started in college, where he earned his degree in finance. He has spent over ten years working as a bookkeeper and financial analyst. Follow Chris on Instagram @PopcornFinancePodcast to learn from him.
Kevin L. Matthews II
As a former financial advisor, Kevin L. Mathews II has helped hundreds of people plan their retirements. During advisory career days, he managed more than $140 million in assets. Then, in 2017, Investopedia listed his name among the Top 100 Most Influential Financial Advisors.
Kevin L. Mathews II holds a certificate in financial planning from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hampton University. He’s also a three-time Plutus Award winner and a No. 1 bestselling author. Get Kevin L. Mathews II on Instagram and X @buildingbread.
Arese Ugwu is the author of the best-selling book, The Smart Money Woman. She’s helping the young people of the African continent discover their ability to build great futures and make smarter financial decisions.
She’s achieving this through Smart Money Africa, a personal finance platform for the African millennial. You can follow Arese Ugwu on X and Instagram @smartmoneyarese.
With over a decade of experience in the accounting industry, Melinda Belle is helping people learn about money through finance education and advice. Melinda Belle is a Barbadian and the founder of Lampy the Lighthouse, an earning and expenditure series.
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Social media platforms allow you to follow financial coaches and experts who share valuable money tips and insights. The seven black financial experts covered here are worth following if you want to get free and valuable money tips.
Besides following them on social media, you can also buy their books on Amazon or listen to their podcasts. You learn from their years of experience so you can manage your finances effectively and build generational wealth.
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