When it comes to personal finance, we all know that we’re “supposed” to be reading blogs like Get Rich Slowly, The Simple Dollar, and Wise Bread…and you can probably think of a number of other personal finance blogs that are considered to be at the top of the heap. But there are also a number of other bloggers producing interesting financial content. Here are a few of the lesser known finance blogs to consider reading in 2011.
Brad Chaffee offers a look at the realities of personal finance, especially as it relates to debt. This blog is about financial behavior, and how you can change your behaviors to pay down debt, and eventually achieve financial freedom. Visit Enemy of Debt.
Len Penzo provides interesting commentary on personal finances. This blog is aimed at “responsible” people. Len is often tongue in cheek, but his observations are almost always spot on, if unconventional. Visit Len Penzo dot Com.
Roshawn Watson is a pharmacist and entrepreneur blogging about personal finance. You are likely to find insightful posts about consumerism and wealth building. It’s all about getting it under control and doing well in the future. Visit Watson Inc.
This “average Joe” offers a great look at different investment and retirement options, and makes meaningful financial commentary about what you can do to survive in the current economic climate. He also has a pretty good handle on taxes. Visit Joe Taxpayer.
Matt Jabs shares insights on getting out of debt, usually from a Christian perspective. He also offers an insightful look at ways you can improve your financial situation beyond getting out of debt. Visit Debt Free Adventure.
For those interested in in-depth economic commentary — and how it relates to your personal finances — Balance Junkie is the place to go. Learn more about the world of investing, and of economics, from this blog. Visit Balance Junkie.
Another great economic commentary blog from Clare. Learn about the way money moves through the global economy, and get some valuable information on investing. Practical analysis and information that can aid you in your decisions. Visit Money Energy.
Observations on life and personal finances. Jesse offers a helpful look at the decisions ordinary people face as they go through their finances and attempt to improve their situations. Visit PF Firewall.
Hank Coleman wants you to be able to own the dollar — rather than let the dollar own you. You can learn about planning ahead with your finances, as well as learn some tips about how money works, and what you can do to improve your chances of being in charge of your money. Visit Own the Dollar.
Ramsay wants you to be able to figure out how to maximize your money. If you are looking for information on supplemental income, improving your wealth potential, and actively taking charge of your finances, this blog might be able to help. Visit Moneyed Up.
Elle offers helpful insights into family finances. This blog focuses on money topics that are likely to come up during marriage. It’s about setting common money goals, exploring your options, and working together toward financial freedom. Visit Couple Money.
Moreover, you can find more personal finance blogs from ranking lists like the ones at Wise Bread and Money Crashers. If you have your own list of favorite blogs, what are your suggestions for personal finance reading in 2011?