Even when we're not in the middle of a pandemic, managing personal finances is tough. But several local influencer accounts are using their social media platforms to inspire Quebecers with their personal financial stories and experience in everything from stocks to couponing to budgeting.
It's important to note, as ree2mz does on her website, that these accounts aren't offering financial advice and nothing they say is meant to be a recommendation. The content they offer is based on opinion and personal research. Keep in mind that you should always do your own due diligence.
Reetu Maz aka ree2mz
Only 21-years-old, Reetu (aka ree2mz) already runs three businesses and makes six figures. She has over 100,000 TikTok followers who look to her for information on stocks, cryptocurrency and entrepreneurship.
oh dear budget
The creator is a 34-year-old health care professional who's on a journey toward financial literacy. You'll learn definitions of important terms and budgeting strategies — all laid out in a simple and aesthetically pleasing way.
The Modest Millionaires are blogging about their family's journey to financial independence. What is financial independence? According to Investopedia, it's "a movement dedicated to a program of extreme savings and investment that allows proponents to retire far earlier than traditional budgets and retirement plans would allow."
They set a goal to become financially independent by 2025 — within eight years of starting the blog.
Save Long and Prosper
She also has a little tracker showing her progress on her annual savings goal and is upfront about her net worth progression.
Miss Coupon's website and Facebook page are full of couponing tips and tricks.
Gère-toi ft. Émile Roy
National Bank teamed up with influencers, including Quebec YouTuber Émile Roy, to create a YouTube account that addresses everything young people want to know about personal finances.
Gère-toi dives in — from credit to taxes to investing — tackling the topics in a fun and light-hearted way.