We’d like to start by saying that, when struggling with financial problems, most people forget to look for solutions online before buying self-improvement books. If that is the case for you, and we have a hunch it is, we prepared a list on people you need to follow on Twitter: saving money has never been more fun!
Real Money @RealMoneyLife
Number of followers: 7.2K
Topics: Financial News, Money-saving Tips, Personal Finance
Overview: This Twitter page focuses on the latest news regarding the financial sector of the US economy, so if you are interested in being up to speed with what’s going on in the world, you’ve come to the right place. Here you can find out things like: how much we spend on our household items every year, how many people are unemployed, which are the most looked-for jobs on the market and so on. Our advice would be to follow Real Money and be up to speed with all the financial info you need.
Emily’s Frugal Tips @EmilysFrugalTps
Number of followers: 12K
Topics: How to save money, Coupons, Discounts, Online Offers
Overview: Those of you looking for a way to save money at home, without feeling deprived, should definitely follow Emily’s Frugal Tips: she has the inside scoop on the best online deals, discounts and coupons. Plus, if you have questions or a bit of help, she’ll get back to you in no time. We like the fact that she is very active and creates buzz around each and every money-saving idea!
Money Saving Mom @MoneySavingMom
Number of followers: 123K
Topics: Family Life, Saving Money, Discounts and Deals
Overview: If you just have a baby or are struggling with your financial situation, you definitely need to follow Money Saving Mom. Crystal Paine, the owner of Money Saving Mom blog, is focused on finding new ways to improve a family’s life without breaking the bank which, in today’s economy, is a great thing. We love the fact that she posts discounts very often and aims to help young mothers: we really like your Amazon news! Follow Money Saving Mom and see what you can find!
Frugal Girls @FrugalGirls
Number of followers: 106K
Topics: Money Saving, Living off the Grid, DIY
Overview: We think that if you are interested in saving money and also having a great family life, Frugal Girls is the Twitter account to follow. First of all, you’ll get info on how to create household items, amazing cooking recipes and all the deals and discounts you can find online. The interesting thing about Frugal Girls is that they never post false information or unverified facts. Plus, if you have questions or a looking for a certain tutorial on how to braid your hair, for example, you’ll get an answer in no time! With over 100 000 followers, Frugal Girls is a wonderful source of info, tips and tricks on how to save money and still fully enjoy your life!
Cheapskate Blog @CheapskateBlog
Number of followers: 16.9K
Topics: Frugal ideas, Cheapskate Lifestyle, News, Discounts and Sales
Overview: With a motto that says “I’m so cheap, I won’t even tip my hat.” Rick Broida makes cheapskates around the world proud. If you’re into penny-pinching, re-purposing, DIY projects that cost next to nothing, you may want to follow Rick today. Aside from getting all the scoop on an extreme lifestyle, you’ll also be up to speed with every discount and deal you can find! If you like electronics, even better!
Bargain Briana @BargainBriana
Number of followers: 73.2K
Topics: Couponing, Tips and Tricks on How to Save Money, DIY, Discounts
Overview: Briana started using coupons as a joke at first but fell in love with it immediately. In fact, she loved it so much that she even started blogging about it. Now, she is proud to be a mom, wife and brand advocate, teaching people around the country how to make the most of their income, which is a remarkable thing to do. There are two things we advise you to do: follow her Twitter and also read her blog for the complete picture. She is probably the living proof that saving money doesn’t have to be frustrating or feel depriving: it can also be extremely fun and rewarding!
5 Dollar Dinners @5DollarDinners
Number of followers: 24.2K
Topics: Cooking, DIY, Money-saving Ideas, Family Life
Overview: If you don’t know who Erin Chase is or haven’t seen any of her cooking shows on TV, you must be a newbie among other penny-pinchers. We feel that what she does is perfect for today’s financial situation in the US. While a lot of people crowd up the fast food restaurants, Erin teaches Americans to cook their own meals for only $5! And no, it doesn’t mean that all she cooks is potatoes! Follow her Twitter, write down some recipes and give them a go in your kitchen! Isn’t it better to enjoy your time at home rather than eating unhealthy food in a greasy place? We think it is!
Wise Bread @WiseBread
Number of followers: 51.8K
Topics: How to Save Money, DIY Projects, Food Recipes, News
Overview: All you need to know about money-saving, DIY projects, good food and family life is right here! With over 43 000 followers, Ashley Jacobs is in charge of all the content on www.wisebread.com and the Twitter page. Follow her to find out about the latest discounts and coupons, as well as her take on home cooking, DIY, and shopping, investment and family life. Wise Bread is the actual proof that having a happy family it’s really not about how wealthy you are, but about how much you can accomplish with the little money that you have.
The Frugal Traveler @FrugalTraveler
Number of followers: 502K
Topics: Travel, Personal Finance, Cheap Destinations
Overview: Well, if you read The New York Times, you know what we’re talking about. The renowned newspaper had this amazing idea to send someone on a trip with as little money as possible as see what happens. This is how Frugal Traveler started. Now, millions of Americans are advised to spend as little money as possible on their adventures. Plus, they are given all the information they need, from hotels to stay at to food and entertainment. Did we mention that The Frugal Traveler posts great stories from their trips around the globe? Follow their Twitter and enter a world of priceless yet incredibly cheap experiences!
Don’t Pay Full @DontPayFull
Number of followers: 54K
Topics: Coupons, Deals, Discounts, Offers, Family Life, Personal Finance, DIY
Overview: Not to brag too much about our team, but if everybody would be as determined as them, the world would be a much better place. Our Twitter is like a penny-pinching festival, plus we always practice what we preach. This means that we truly believe that saving money should be a fact of life, not just a random activity. We make the most of every penny ourselves and have great lives, frustration-free. We enjoy tweeting about coupons, saving, ways to cut down expenses and costless ideas to have fun at any hour. Follow us and let’s get in touch. We answer all questions and are pretty open to social interaction.
Frugal Rules @FrugalRules
Number of followers: 30.9K
Topics: Family Life, Personal Finance, Frugal Lifestyle
Overview: We are so in love with Frugal Rules and their good advice! There are a number of reasons why you should follow them on Twitter right now: first of all, they created a concise guide on what to do in order to save your money and still live a happy life. We are very inspired by Brian Fourman from Frugal Rules and his story and actually think that he could be an example for everyone. If you’re looking for ideas on how to invest your money wisely and how to determine how much money is enough for your family, you can ask Brian on Twitter and you’ll get a reply ASAP. Have fun saving money and enjoy life to the fullest!
All You @AllYou
Number of followers: 40.5K
Topics: DIY Projects, Home-cooked Meals, Family Life, Crafts, Money-saving Tips
Overview: We can’t get enough of All You! We love their tips and tricks to a happy life, their amazing ideas on how to save money and their interesting and very curious followers, who ask the best questions ever! You need to follow All You on Twitter if you: want to get the best recipes, are interested in crafting, are looking for a fresh and vibrant source of information, are ready to hear about some really cool life-hacks and enjoy social media more than waiting in line at the supermarket, for example (nobody likes that, so this should be an easy choice).
Follow all these interesting people on Twitter and learn from the beast! You’ll see that saving money could actually be a very interesting and fun activity when you’re well-guided! Have fun and have a great life!