As the editor-in-chief of Moneyweek magazine, Merryn Somerset Webb knows what she is talking about, and her strong opinions often spark lively debates. Recent topics include wind turbines, the recession and Japanese stocks. Find her at Moneyweek: Merryn’s blog.
It started out as a modest email newsletter called Moneydoctor, and has since gone grand and become Moneyhospital, promising to help keep our finances healthy. The site includes regular chatty comments from its team of bloggers at Moneyhospital. Recent subjects include tax allowances, fuel price panic and whether you should buy your own island.
His ubiquity makes him unpopular in some circles, but Martin Lewis’ Money Saving Expert is staggeringly comprehensive, and he somehow finds the time for regular updates to his blog at Money Saving Expert: Martin’s blog. Recent hotly discussed subjects include PPI claims, over-50s plans and whether to stock up on stamps.
Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad is purported to be the best-selling personal finance book of all time and, naturally, it has spawned its own website along with a myriad other spin-offs. The site includes a financial education blog at Rich Dad: financial education blog, which includes contributions from the man himself and his wife Kim. Recent topics include the European debt crisis, the benefits of failing and coping with an unexpected inheritance.
‘Financial educator’ Alvin Hall is able to make normally baffling financial subjects simple in his books and broadcasting. He does the same on his blogs, one of which can be found at Cash is Cool: blogs. Recent subjects include understanding inflation, avoiding financial hangovers and using cash as a safety net.