Being a good investor is all about education. There are so many facets to investing, that one person or blog just doesn't have everything. In fact, you can spend years and years researching investing topics, and there will still be things to learn or stones left to turn. That's why it's important to turn to the best investing blogs.
This is the eighth edition of the best investing blogs to follow. We started this list to put together a single resource of amazing investors and their blogs - and over time that list has changed and evolved.
So, if you want to continue to learn and read about interesting investment ideas, follow the investing blogs on this list. While they might not all be professional investors (although some are and make a living from it), they all write about their experiences and share their knowledge.
Get your bookmarks ready, here are the best investing blogs of 2023. At the end of the post, we also include a round-up of all the investing blogs we could find.
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The Best Investing Blogs Of 2023
This list of the best investing blogs of 2023 is in alphabetical order (so please don't think this is force-ranked in any way). Have a website we should know about? Drop it in the comments!
Tadas Viskanta is the founder and editor of Abnormal Returns since it was launched in 2005. He is a really smart guy, and shares a lot of great content every day on his site. If you want something to read in the financial world, stop by and check out his daily round up posts. The gold, though, is when he actually shares his thoughts. He typically provides daily links to articles and blog posts about investing and financial markets. The posts cover a broad range of topics, including stocks, bonds, commodities, and real estate.
Find The Website: Abnormal Returns
Follow him on Twitter: @AbnormalReturns
A Wealth of Common Sense
Ben Carlson does a great job explaining really complex investment stuff in a simple way. He doesn't get too caught up in this hot trend or that, but he uses real life examples to highlight bigger, more important concepts. Be blogs almost everyday, and the articles are pretty good length. Check it out if you want some macro level insights. You also will probably enjoy his investing podcast, Animal Spirits.
Find The Website: A Wealth of Common Sense
Follow him on Twitter: @awealthofcs
Alpha Architect is run by a team of finance professionals, including Wesley Gray and Jack Vogel. They cover topics such as value investing, factor-based investing, and quantitative strategies.
It's a pretty technical investing site, but there are some really get insights that you can gain by following their content.
Find The Website: Alpha Architect
Follow them on Twitter: @alphaarchitect
Blair's blog is one of the newer ones on this list, and we love it because it's also one of the few in-depth investing blogs written by a woman. And we need more women investment bloggers (they outperform the market). Plus, she has a lot more actionable content for the average investor on her website, which we appreciate.
Find The Website: The Belle Curve
Follow her on Twitter: @BlairHduQuesnay
Collaborative Fund Blog
Morgan has been a journalist in the investing space for years, recently published a book called The Psychology of Money, and writes at excellent blog at The Collaborative Fund. While you might find his writing in a lot of places, I enjoy these works the most. He touches on a lot of the psychological aspects of money and wealth in a way you won't find elsewhere.
Find The Website: Collaborative Fund Blog
Follow him on Twitter: @morganhousel
Crossing Wall Street
Eddy is the founder of Crossing Wall Street, a very market and stock centric blog where he shares his insights on the market and individual companies. He is traditionally a buy and hold investor, which seems to be getting rarer and rarer these days. He has also beaten the S&P500 by 72% over the last 15 years. Check out his stuff!
Find The Website: Crossing Wall Street
Follow him on Twitter: @EddyElfenbein
Dividend Growth Investor
Dividend Growth Investor has been a staple of the dividend and investing community for years. He brings the data and analytics to dividend investing, and has a sharp/smart presence on twitter. He is a long term buy and hold investor, so what you're going to find is fundamental analysis of well known dividend-paying companies.
Follow on Twitter: @DividendGrowth
A favorite post: Time In The Market Beats Timing The Market
Don’t Quit Your Day Job (DQYDJ)
Don’t Quit Your Day Job (DQYDJ) is another site that I started follow last year, specifically because of the awesome macro-economic insight. DQYDJ is much more technical than any other site on this best investment blog list, and it’s much more macro-economic focused, but it provides a ton of great insights that are relevant to investors everywhere. Furthermore, they put together their own economic calculators and showcase how they made them and what data they used. Amazing!
Find The Website: Don’t Quit Your Day Job
Follow on Twitter: @dqydjHQ
A favorite post: S&P 500 Return Calculator
Todd Tresidder is the founder of Financial Mentor, where he is a financial coach that helps people figure out their financial lives and invest for the future. Todd is a very no-nonsense guy, and from the few times I've met him and reading his articles, I enjoy his style. His goal is to help people almost from a behavior finance perspective, with some common sense reality thrown in. Check it out - he covers 80% investing and 20% personal finance.
Find The Website: Financial Mentor
Follow him on Twitter: @FinancialMentor
A favorite post: A Ridiculously Simple Way To Build Wealth
Sam from the Financial Samurai is another ex-Wall Street guy that writes about personal finance and investing. Sam has some of the most unique articles on the web - all incredibly thoughtful and well written. Everything he publishes not only informs, but creates a conversation on what is likely one of the most engaged investing blogs online as well. Not all of his articles are investing related, but many are. His articles also tend to go deeper and more complex than most.
Find The Website: Financial Samurai
Follow him on Twitter: @financialsamura
Macro Ops is an investing research firm that is run by Alex Barrow and Brandon Beylo. Macro Ops provides insights and analysis on macroeconomic trends, market cycles, and quantitative strategies, covering a variety of topics related to investing and financial markets, including equities and commodities.
Find The Website: Macro Ops
Follow them on Twitter: @macroops
The Mad FIentist is a play on words - it's a site about a scientist achieving financial independence (get the FI part now)? The goal of the site is to show you strategies that can help you retire even sooner. There are a variety of articles that focus on tax avoidance strategies, and ways to invest to get the most out of your money if you plan to retire early.
Find The Website: The Mad FIentist
Follow him on Twitter: @madfientist
Nerd's Eye View
Michael Kitce's site is self described as commentary on financial planning, but as a consumer and investor, I find a ton of knowledge from his insights on how the system works (and doesn't work) to your advantage. He doesn't just cover investing, but his insights into the latest on government regulations concerning your investment vehicles (like IRAs) has been incredibly helpful over time.
He also only wears blue shirts!
Find The Website: Nerd's Eye View
Follow him on Twitter: @MichaelKitces
Mike Piper is one of the more well-known investing bloggers, who is now a published author several times over. He writes a lot of practical investing-focused personal finance articles, with a focus around diversification, reducing expenses and fees, and ignoring the media…funny coming from a blogger, but very valid none-the-less. Mike is also a CPA, and continually highlights that investing doesn’t have to be complicated.
Find The Website: Oblivious Investor
Follow him on Twitter: @michaelrpiper
A favorite post: Why Invest in Index Funds
Of Dollars And Data
Nick delivers some amazing analytical commentary on investing and personal finance. He dives into the data to bring you some of the more insightful pieces around investing, saving, and building wealth. He also recently launched his book, Just Keep Buying - the premise is you should just keep investing!
A favorite post: Even God Couldn't Beat Dollar Cost Averaging
Find The Website: Of Dollars and Data
Follow him on Twitter: @dollarsanddata
The Big Picture
I discovered Barry Ritholtz's blog seven years ago, and I have been reading it weekly ever since. He posts multiple times a day, so there is always something to read. I love his combination of investing insight and general commentary. Barry is a professional money manager who has been blogging since 2003 and writing for even longer than that. He basically shares his thoughts on the market and the economy, and anything else that’s on his mind. I find it very easy to read, yet very interesting at the same time. Plus, his articles are on the shorter side (on average), which is reader-friendly.
Find The Website: The Big Picture
Follow him on Twitter: @ritholtz
The Reformed Broker
Josh has a fun blog (and Twitter account), where he shares his market insights, and insights on pretty much everything that crosses his mind. That's what makes following Josh Brown so interesting - the guy is a pro-investor and is on every major financial news network at least once a week. Yet he blogs, and is interesting - just check out my favorite post from this year below!
Find The Website: The Reformed Broker
Follow him on Twitter: @reformedbroker
The Simple Path To Wealth
Jim Collins is a mix of half investment blogger, half financial independence blogger, with a good mix of everything else thrown into the middle. He's very much "simple" in terms of keeping your investment strategy simple, but I think that's an important reminder for most people these days.
You might also enjoy Jim Collins' recent talk at Google.
Find The Website: The Simple Path To Wealth
The White Coat Investor
Jim Dahle has a blog focused on investing and issues facing doctors and other high net worth individuals. While that seems pretty niche, the topics he covers really apply to most investors and anybody who invests and has student loan debt (another big area facing doctors). What I love about Jim's site is that he isn't afraid to cover topics in detail - and some of his articles are very in-depth.
Find The Website: The White Coat Investor
Follow him on Twitter: @WCInvestor
Other Investing Blogs Of Interest
A lot of readers have asked for a full list of investing blogs out there. There aren't a lot of good lists out there that share all of the investing blogs. Here's the list we've been working from to highlight "the best". Last year, we saw 6 blogs drop off the list, and only added in 3 blogs.
If you know of a site that's not listed, please share it below.
- Alain Guillot
- Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance
- Best Wallet Hacks
- Bitches Get Riches
- Building Bread
- Dividend Diplomats
- Dividend Pig
- Dividend Portfolio
- Dividend Quest
- Engineering Dividends
- Investing To Thrive
- Jason Zweig
- Lyn Allen
- Meb Faber
- Mindfully Investing
- Modest Money
- My Stock Market Basics
- Novel Investor
- Passive Income Pursuit
- Retire Before Dad
- Retire By 40
- Safe Investing
- Simply Investing
- Small Investor
- Stable Investor
- Tela Holcomb
- The Big Law Investor
- The Brown Report
- Time In The Market
There are a lot of great investing blogs coming out all of the time. And some of these may fade away. If you know or run a great investing blog, please share it with us for potential inclusion in net year's list.
You might also enjoy our curated list of the best money, personal finance, and investing podcasts or our list of the best personal finance YouTube channels.
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Editor: Clint Proctor Reviewed by: Richelle Hawley