Five YouTube Channels To Kick Your Finances Into Gear

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Last Updated on April 1, 2020 by Mark P.

If you don’t have time to read a book line by line and you just don’t really seem to pay attention to an entire podcast, the wonderful viral world of YouTube is packed to the brim with some of the best financial education and informative channels you can find from content creators around the world. Whether you’re going to be the next Wolf of Wall Street, an extreme financial minimalist, or you just want to educate yourself on some basic financial literacy, here are the top five channels we’ve selected to help you find something beneficial to add to your playlist.


Andrei Jikh

Andrei is just your everyday 20-something American success story. Raised by immigrant parents and eventually making it as a professional magician, he’s got one more trick up his sleeve that has gained a significant YouTube following in just one year. Specializing in financial minimalism and dividend investing, Andrei is teaching thousands how to earn money in their sleep by using single stock options to work for them in order to earn passive income.

Nate O’Brien

With a YouTube channel hitting its four-year mark, Nate O’Brien is teaching young people how to live like a college student, and think like a millionaire. From instructional videos on how to start a successful side hustle, to how to declutter your life so your things don’t start owning you, Nate is helping people everyday break free from bad financial decisions so they can achieve more freedom in their life.

Matt D’Avella

The focus of the Netflix documentary “Minimalism”, Matt D’Avella goes farther into the mindset of financial independence more so than the other channels on this list. What is financial freedom? What does it mean to be your own boss? Do you own your stuff or does your stuff own you? Matt jumps into the psychology of our decisions so we can explore how we prioritize our work, and why we do so. If you’re ready for some deep discussions, this channel will do the trick.


This New York Times bestselling author and podcaster extraordinaire is teaching everyday people how to tap into their inner entrepreneur.  From financial advice to soft skills such as negotiating, business planning, and expanding your business empire, GaryVee is the only millionaire on this list who has talked the talk, and walked the walk.

Financial Education

Some of us aren’t ready to jump into trading stocks or starting a profitable side hustle out of our dining room. This channel is straight and to the point- explaining the complicated world of finances and educating the public about essential financial literacy. Whether you’re a money pro or you just need to know what to start thinking about, this is an excellent go-to channel where complex issues and topics are broken down for anyone to understand.