Best Youtube channels to help you save money

Shirley Liu 19 September 2016

7 of the best YouTube channels for improved financial planning.

As prices go up and attention spans head down, it’s hard to keep both our money and our focus where we want them. So many facets of our livelihoods are interwoven with how well we manage our finances, and these YouTube channels are packed with quick and easy tips and tricks for best financial practice.

With experts sharing inspirational saving techniques and industry advisors providing pragmatic resolutions to common cash-flow queries, next time your tax is due, your bills aren’t paid or your card gets declined, try fronting up to your computer desk instead of the bank teller.

SugarMamma.TV

Hoping to ‘empower women to create a life of financial freedom’, SugarMamma.TV offers content to inspire and promote financial independence and education. Run by Sydney mother and financial advisor Canna Campbell, content is practical, conversational and easy to follow. Canna’s videos cover all manner of topics, including building an efficient wardrobe, starting an investment portfolio, tips for travel insurance and understanding your credit score.

MoneySmart

The MoneySmart channel is hosted by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and offers a range of content, including educational materials from VET courses, guest expert advice, top tips and how-to’s for using MoneySmart tools and materials. Focusing on case studies and the real-life financial concerns of everyday Australians, this channel offers advice that is spoken in easy to digest language, with relatable examples.

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Empower Wealth

Leveraging a team of professionally qualified and experienced specialists, Empower Wealth provides comprehensive video content on property investment, mortgage broking and financial planning services. The Today show regulars look to prevent common mistakes, encourage smart investing and give a sound understanding of overall market behaviour to potential and existing clients.

Money Morning

Self-described as ‘Australia’s most outspoken financial news service’, Money Morning is your go-to for uncensored coverage of the financial market. Editor Kris Sayce, an accredited investment advisor, offers daily updates and explanations on commodities trading and stocks, as well as general market updates and news features.

Chris Gray

Host of Your Property Empire on Sky News, Chris Gray is an independent investment property expert. On his YouTube channel, Gray features experts from his Sky News show and discusses how to best enter, survive and thrive in the investment property market. Each month, Chris’ feature “Purchase or Pass” investigates the hot topics for property - from unit vs. townhouse to deciphering real estate advertisements; with advice from industry luminaries on whether to buck the trend or invest, invest, invest!

Car Advice

For the latest reviews, road tests, comparisons and market news, CarAdvice.com’s YouTube channel features regular weekly updates for interested buyers and sellers. Providing in-depth reviews of a variety of makes and models, CarAdvice.com helps shoppers assess the value of a particular vehicle, while a weekly news desk feature covers content such as recalls, price adjustments and new model launches and announcements.

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