Investing is a daunting task. It’s easy to make mistakes if you don’t have adequate knowledge, which could cost you everything if you’re not careful.
The best way to mitigate that risk is by following the advice of professionals, people who really understand the market. Influencers in the investing space offer excellent information on what stocks to buy, when to sell them, and more!
Here are 10 Investment Influencers you NEED to follow:
#01. Joshua Morgan Brown
Joshua Morgan Brown is an American author, writer, blogger, and CNBC pundit, as well as the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management in New York City, which he co-founded with Barry Ritholtz.
He also contributes to Yahoo and Wikipedia as a columnist.
#02. Kathryn Cicoletti
Kathryn Cicoletti, a former financial analyst, surrendered her 13 years of expertise for the chance to empower, educate, and entertain an audience on investing matters.
She launched a video series called Ms. Cheat Sheet, to assist people with making positive investment choices. The videos offer bite-sized pieces of information and are extremely informative.
#03. Joe Udo
Joe Udo accomplished his goal of retiring before the age of 40, and now he wants to help you achieve yours.
On his blog, Retire by 40, he explains how you can do just that.
#04. Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg may have the answers to your personal financial questions. On her blog she writes about saving, investing, and wealth-building ideas.
Friedberg wants to show her followers that investing and saving hundreds of thousands of dollars doesn’t have to be difficult.
#05. Efi Pylarinou
Efi Pylarinou has a Ph.D. in Finance and works as an independent Fintech1 & Blockchain adviser.
Refinitiv Global Social Media 2019 ranked her as the No. 1 female financial influencer and 3rd overall. She was also ranked as the top Wall Street professional.
#06. Larry Ludwig
Larry Ludwig and his Investor Junkie website are dedicated to assisting you in becoming a better investor.
Ludwig gives a high-level overview of stocks and investing. He delves deeper on issues like financial independence and personal finance.
As a the owner of a business and an investor, he really understands these topics so you’re getting advice from a pro.
#07. Barry Ritholtz
Barry Ritholtz is an author, newspaper columnist, blogger, stocks analyst, CIO of Ritholtz Wealth Management, and Bloomberg Television guest pundit.
Ritholtz hosts the Bloomberg Podcast Masters in Business, in which he interviews experts on markets, investment, and business.
#08. Jeff Rose
Jeff Rose is a licensed financial advisor and the founder and CEO of his own wealth management business.
He’s also the author of a financial best-seller and has a knack for assisting others achieve financial freedom.
#09. Martin Steven Lewis
Martin Steven Lewis OBE is an English financial journalist and presenter who was born on May 9, 1972, in Manchester, England. He founded MoneySavingExpert.com.
#10. Faisal Islam
Faisal Islam is the economics editor of BBC News and is a British political and economics journalist.
From 2014 to 2019, he was the political editor of Sky News, and from May 2004 to June 2014, he was the business reporter and then the economics editor of Channel 4 News.
#11. Paul Lewis
Paul Lewis is a British freelance financial journalist and broadcaster who has worked for the BBC on television and radio, including as the host of BBC Radio 4’s Money Box.
- Twitter: @paullewismoney
#12. Ian King
Ian King is an English business journalist who hosts the daily business show Ian King Live on Sky News.
#13. Ian Cowie
In 2013, Ian Cowie began writing the Personal Account column for The Sunday Times.
The Association of Investment Companies named him the best freelance journalist for 3 consecutive years, 2017-2019.
- Twitter: @iancowie
#14. Jeff Prestridge
A personal financial journalist with over 25 years of experience.
Since joining The Mail on Sunday in 1994, he has led campaigns on a wide range of issues. These include; bank branch closures, better pension protection for workers, a better deal for people in income drawdown, protection insurance that pays claims instead of declining them, and the scourge of copycat Government websites.
#15. Claer Barrett
A financial journalist who has also worked as a broadcaster. She hosts the FT’s Money Clinic podcast and is a regular on radio and television, as well as at FT events.
#16. Jasmine Birtles
Jasmine Birtles is a journalist, author, and presenter who specializes in finance and business. Moneymagpie, her consumer website, focuses on making and saving money.
#17. Tara Evans
Tara Evans is Sun Online’s Digital Consumer Editor. Her stories have been converted into the Dispatches film, BBC Watchdog reports, and Guardian investigations.
#18. John Husselbee
John Husselbee joined Liontrust as the Head of Multi-Asset in 2013.
Formerly, he was the Director of Multi-Manager Investment at Henderson Global Investors, where he was in charge of a massive building portfolio and others, worth more than £650 million.
#19. Justin Onuekwusi
Justin Onuekwusi is a Senior Multi-Asset Fund Manager and the Head of Retail Multi-Asset Funds at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM). Under his management he’s responsible for over £50 billion in assets
He’s Co-chair of the Legal & General Inclusion Team (LEGIT).
Onuekwusi also chairs the Investing Diversity Working Group, which focuses on increasing inclusiveness across the investment community, in addition to these company-wide efforts.
#20. Jason Broomer
Jason Broomer, alongside Chief Executive Richard Romer-Lee, and Operations Director David Pickles, co-founded the consultancy and research firm in 2013.
He led the firm’s managed portfolio service2 and contributed to its research capabilities as a member of the executive team.
- LinkedIn: Jason Broomer
#21. Genevra Banszky von Ambroz
Genevra Ambroz is the co-manager of Smith & Williamson’s Managed Portfolio Service, their Defensive Growth Fund, Global Investment Fund, and Endurance Balance Fund.
She is also the Chair of Smith & Williamson’s Collective Investments Group, which manages the research process for Smith & Williamson’s customers’ collectives.
#22. Dan Kemp
Dan is a multi-asset fund manager and analyst with extensive expertise in both traditional and alternative asset classes.
A well-known investing expert who writes feature pieces for trade publications and has spoken on various radio and television shows.
#23. Lucy Walker
Lucy Walker is an accomplished fund manager with a track record in the investment management profession.
A strong financial expert with experience managing multi-asset portfolios, funds, and alternative investments.
She’s the treasurer and a trustee for a children’s charity in London.
- LinkedIn: Lucy Walker
#24. Bambos Hambi
Bambos Hambi is Quilter Investors’ Chief Investment Officer.
From Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was head of multi-manager strategies, he joined Quilter Investors in November 2020.
His more than 40 years in the sector began with Legal & General’s actuarial department before switching to their investment section.
- LinkedIn: Bambos Hambi
#25. Amanda Sillars
Amanda Sillars works for Jupiter Independent Funds as a Fund Manager and ESG Director.
She’s also a Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments3 Fellow as well as a US Securities Exchange Commission Fellow.
She passed the Management Trustee Exam for Pensions (DB & DC).
- LinkedIn: Amanda Sillars
#26. Sheridan Admans
Sheridan Admans is the primary co-fund manager of ES Share Centre Multi-Manager ICVC with 3 sub-funds. These include the Multi-Manager Income, Multi-Manager Growth & Multi-Manager Income.
#27. Chris Wyllie
Chris Wyllie is a Chief Investment Officer with over 30 years of financial experience.
After starting his career in 1988, he spent four years in banking. He then joined Foreign & Colonial as a UK equities fund manager where he managed institutional and retail products, before moving to Schroders and Blackrock.
- LinkedIn: Chris Wyllie
#28. Jake Moeller
He’s an investment research specialist with experience in mutual and collective fund evaluation and selection. He’s also a specialist in portfolio management and asset allocation techniques.
Moeller is the former trustee director of a pension fund4.
#29. Edward Park
Edward Park joined Brooks Macdonald in 2009 and currently serves on the Executive Committee and the Executive Risk Management Committee as the Chief Investment Officer.
Edward is a member of Brooks Macdonald’s Investment, Asset Selection, and Asset Allocation Committees, as well as a prominent spokesman.
#30. Thomas Becket
Thomas Becket is a CISI Associate with 17 years of investment expertise.
Thomas began his career with Psigma in 2004 as a member of the private client team, where he worked on individual portfolios before shifting to the Investment Team.
He is in charge of Psigma’s Investment Process and asset allocation choices, as well as a network of connections across the UK, Europe, America, and the Far East.
- LinkedIn: Thomas Becket