personal finance

25 Personal Finance Subreddits For You To Find ‘Your People’

Personal finance subreddits

Personal finance is so… so… BROAD, isn’t it? We come from all kinds of backgrounds and have all types of interests and go through all sorts of life circumstances. Looking for specific answers can be tough. Sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know – not even the search term for it. I have suggested Reddit as a resource page before, but the sheer amount of available information can be enough for some people to go, ‘nope’ and close off the tab.

That’s a shame, because one of the best ways to learn about personal finance is to learn from the Reddit community. The most useful information get the most upvotes – so you get to save time by reading only the best of the best as determined by those personal finance subreddit community members themselves.

Even though r/PersonalFinance has a lot of members and contributors, I wouldn’t really recommend it and some other subs to Malaysians as many topics are specific for the US crowd. The r/MalaysianPF community, on the other hand, would be great if it wasn’t, um, dead.

BUT. There are other personal finance subreddits that you can explore. They will help you save, spend, invest and manage your money better – for a variety of occasions. Here are 25 of them.

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10 types of people who read Ringgit Oh Ringgit

ringgit oh ringgit

Most of my traffic is organic (ie came from Uncle Google). I expected finance terms, sure, but I was also surprised by some search terms people use that end up here!  I did not expect this for a finance website!

Here are some the 10 types of people who read Ringgit Oh Ringgit. Thanks korang sayang korang <3

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Beginner in Stocks? Check out this guy’s personal blog about stocks-buying in Malaysia!

Are you a stocks beginner in Malaysia?

I found a really cool blog yesterday. Dividend Magic is the pseudonym for a passionate Malaysian stock investor, who I found out is just 26 years old. He posts about the performances of the companies he bought stocks from, which is fascinating. There’s details about dividends received, goody bags from some companies, and annual reports.

Bonus: he covers his personal information with small bottles of liquor, and toys (Iron Man figure and a small Vespa), which cracks me up. I guess he was taking pictures, and went like, “hmm, better cover my name/address” and just looked around and took whatever’s closest to him hahahah

Look. Omg so cute I kenot.

picture credit to Dividend Magic

Because stocks always feel so intimidating, it’s nice to find somewhere to get that human touch, that human explanation, without unnecessary bombastic words and jargon. This definitely made my day 🙂

Go check it out his blog!

(Should I share my experience with stocks too? Very limited, but might be useful. Hmmmmm nak feedback)