The current pandemic requires us all to be more mindful about our finances more than ever. But how exactly can you be mindful so you can prioritize basic necessities? If you don’t have your personal finance game in order yet, these Pinoy YouTubers could help you with their tips on financial literacy.
Thea Sy Bautista
Vlogger Thea Sy Bautista talks about a wide range of topics from adulting and budgeting to makeup and skincare. Her vlogs are easy to understand and so relatable, you might think she went inside your head and pulled out all the questions you’re curious about. But nah, she just asked those things herself, found the answers, and is now thankfully sharing her knowledge with us all.
Cebu-based Charmaine de Leon is the woman behind Ready2Adult, a Youtube channel focusing on personal finances, entrepreneurship, and adulting. She can teach you about starting up a business, investing your money, getting a credit card, and a lot more that can help you get Ready 2 Adult.
The youngest on this list, Nicole Alba only recently started vlogging about personal finance and investing earlier this year, just before she turned 20. Her videos are hilarious and would definitely make you laugh out loud while also teaching you how to save up and invest. She’s got her hands on cryptocurrency right now and you can definitely learn more about it from her.
Vince Rapisura’s Usapang Pera tackles all your money concerns and issues from savings and budgeting to loans and investing and many more. Other than producing content for his Youtube channel, he also teaches at Ateneo de Manila University, while also managing SEDPI, a social enterprise he established to provide financial literacy to low-income OFWs.
If you’re interested in investing and trading stocks, Marvin Germo is your guy. He teaches you the know-how’s in stocks from the basics to tips in planning and trading. He also puts out content on investing in properties and PAGIBIG, as well as his secrets on how to get rich.
Ready To Be Rich
Fitz Villafuerte has already been blogging and sharing his knowledge for years even before he joined Youtube. But in 2019, he turned his content into short videos and interactive live streams that are easy to consume and understand. He and his team do a regular livestream at least once a week, where they discuss personal finance, business, and investments and the audience can ask questions.
In his show Randell’s Recipes for a Brighter Future, Randell Tiongson likens finances to food. He invites guests to his kitchen to prepare a meal with him while discussing the ins and outs of finances. While the country is in lockdown, he also sets up video calls with fellow finance advocates for more discourse.
If you’re looking for a more familiar face, you can turn to Enchong Dee’s budgeting vlog/podcast. Contrary to what one might think, a celebrity like Enchong could be as frugal as you when it comes to spending. Even if he’s already doing well for himself, he’s still got ways to save money while not short-changing himself — all with the help of the budgetarian mentality.
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