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16 Financial Gurus of Color You Should Be Following On Instagram


TONS of people tend to turn to social media for inspiration.

When it comes to financial literacy, there are some amazing people of color doing BIG things in the space.  We suggest you follow these amazing finance gurus!

Below is a list of financial gurus of color you NEED to follow right now:

Michelle Singletary

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Michelle Singletary writes “The Color of Money,” a weekly personal finance column that appears in more than 100 newspapers across the country. She is also the author of three books on personal finance.

The writer of “The Color of Money,” and three other books on personal finances, Michelle Singletary, is featured in columns that appear in more than 100 newspapers across the country.

Drawing from her personal experiences and her education she has made an impact on the community by teach them how to be financial literate.

Follow Michelle

Tiffany Aliche

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Tiffany Aliche is the bestselling author, and owner of Budgetnista. The company specializes in education for financial literacy that includes how to budget and manage your finances. Aliche is also a speaker and is a very passionate teacher of fun and financial empowerment.

Follow Tiffany

Talaat and Tai McNeely

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They aim to help married couples manage their financial lives.

The Duo, Talaat and Tai McNeely draws on how they have gotten out of debt of more than $30,000 together at His & Her Money.

Follow Talaat and Tai McNeely

Tarra Jackson

As a financial consultant and working as an executive at banks and credit unions, Tarra Jackson, created and runs Madam Money. She talks about how to control and manage your financials on a daily basis to create financial freedom.

Follow Tarra Jackson

Rich Jones and Marcus Garrett

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Paychecks and Balances, a two man team run by Rich Jones and Marcus Garrett. Jones draws from his human resources background and Garrett shares his personal journey on paying off his debt of more than $30,000. They help and teach millennials about increasing their paycheck and reducing their credit balances.

Follow Rich Jones and Marcus Garrett

Tonya Rapley

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Tonya Rapley the CEO of My Fab Finance, teaches millennial women of color how to take control of debt and overcome their finances, Rapley draws from her own experiences on paying off her own debt and building up her credit.

Follow Tonya Rapley

Kendra N. James

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CEO of The Finance Femme, Kendra N. James, teaches and helps business financial consulting firms for women entrepreneurs. James helps entrepreneurs “manage money and control the chaos.”

Follow Kendra James

Samantha Ealy

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The nonprofit website created by Samantha Ealy, Generation Wealthy, produces financial education content that talks about money which breaks the taboo about that topic. She got inspired by her own financial mistakes in college and is now sharing how to be financially literate through her media platforms.

Follow Samantha Ealy

Kara Stevens

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Kara Stevens is teaching women of color on how to manage their finances on her blog. Stevens shares and chronicles her past experience on how she paid off a $65,000 debt on The Frugal Feminista.

Follow Kara Stevens

Patrice Washington

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Building a fortune in real estate at the age of 25, Patrice Washington lost it all during the Recession. Sharing lessons on her journey through her social media platforms, she gives tip on getting out of debt by teaching others how to manage their funds without chasing money.

Follow Patrice Washington

Dr. Boyce D. Watkins

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Dr. Boyce D. Watkins advocates for economic empowerment, education, and social justice. Dr. Watkins is also one of the leading financial scholars in the country.

Follow Dr. Boyce Watkins

Jarim Person Lynn

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With a wealth building philosophy and creator of Brass Knuckle Finance, Jarim P. Lynn, promotes a no debt, cash-based, high investment return way of life.

Follow Jarim Lynn

Dominique Brown

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Dominique Brown is a licensed financial advisor. Brown helps those individuals as well as small business owners to overcome financial roadblocks to financial freedom.

Follow Dominique Brown

Dr. Eric Patrick

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Founder and Chief Investment Educator of Black Market Exchange,LLC., Dr. Eric Patrick is providing investment education about the stock market to individuals that may not know a thing or two about investment. By educating the masses, he enables them to produce sound investment choices.

Follow Dr. Eric Patrick

Kristin Sutton

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Sutton, LPC is empowering young women to change the way that they think about money.

Kristin wants you to start budgeting like a BO$$.

Changing the way young women’s minds on the way they think about money and how to start budgeting like a BO$$ is what Sutton focuses on her instagram account.

Follow Kristin Sutton

Bola Onada Sokunbi

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A Certified Financial Education Instructor and creator of Clever Girl Finance, Bola Onada Sokunbi is also a money coach and an all-around financial junkie. Sokunbi has saved over $100,000 in 3.5 years and has coached hundreds of eager folks.

Follow Bola Onada Sokunbi

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Written by John D. Saunders

John is a Marketing Strategist and Consultant with a knack for financial literacy. As the Founder of 5Four Digital,
a Marketing Agency in Miami, John leverages his understanding of money management and Marketing to create financial opportunities.

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