YouTube is one of the many go-to online platforms for getting information and learning how to do just anything – from beauty hacks and tech reviews to car reviews and weight loss hacks... no topic is left behind.
One genre that is slowly becoming popular in South Africa is that of finance YouTube channels. With many young adults trying to find their financial feet and learn about what other financial considerations in the working world (such as taxes and investing in life policies), these channels provide a wealth of knowledge that one can implement in their day-to-day lives.
We take a look at 4 finance YouTubers in South Africa.
1. Nicolette ‘Financial Bunny’ Mashilo
Nicolette Mashilo’s channel focuses on everything you need to know about finances. From deciding to buy or sell property and learning what different finance schemes are all about to getting yourself out of debt.
Nicolette is a the founder of Financial Fitness Bunnies, a Financial education initiative and Bunch of Winnaz, a media buying and brand activations agency. She is also a TV presenter on SABC 1’s Daily Thetha.
In her latest video, she shares her number one rule to money management.
2. Nokuhle Kumalo
Nokuhle Kumalo is a professional auditor who gives financial advice to fellow young adults. On her channel, you can expect to find budgeting tips and templates, tutorials on how to buy shares as well as tips on navigating the corporate world.
Her latest video is about why you shouldn’t accept financial advice from strangers on the internet.
3. Financial affairs with Nosipho
If you’re a student who is looking for a way to make some extra money, or you're just looking to start a side hustle - Nosipho’s channel is bingeworthy for content that focuses on that. She offers different ways in which people can make money online, educates about credit and offers advice on how to manage your personal finances.
In her latest video, Nosipho talks about buying Bitcoin in 2021.
4. Fulufhelo Mashapha
Fulufhelo’s channel is fairly new, having only launched 3 months ago. However, her videos offer a lot of insight into financial matters such as life cover, the common money mistakes people make, as well as loans.
In her latest video, Fulufhelo shares a personal story of how temporary loans damaged her credit score.