Twitter offers a ton of useful information – from breaking news to funny links to what’s on your favorite celebrity’s mind. But, have you ever thought about using Twitter to save money? For our first Top Ten Tuesday, we put together the ten best handles to follow on Twitter for personal finance information, savings tips and more.
@jeanchatzky: Jean Chatzky is a personal finance expert and regular contributor to the TODAY Show, The New York Daily News and More magazine. In addition to helpful tips, she also tweets about interesting news stories and answers questions from her followers.
@bradrtuttle: Brad Tuttle is a witty money blogger for Time magazine. He offers practical advice with a humorous slant on topics like saving, retirement, consumer spending trends and more.
@centsiblelife: Kelly Whalen is a mommy blogger who offers practical ways for families to save money along with activity ideas, couponing tips and more.
@jasonzweigwsj: Jason Zweig is an investing columnist for the Wall Street Journal. On Twitter, he offers relevant investment information to make you better prepared when making financial decisions about your future.
@bargainbriana: This self-described “coupon freak” tweets everything from coupons and tips to store specials and recipes and more.
@carmenwongulric: Carmen Wong Ulric is Glamour magazine’s money expert and a regular contributor to the TODAY show, MSNBC, The Dr. Oz show and CNN. Her Twitter feed is chock full of interesting money news, career advice and more.
@Coupon_Dad: This dad of four tweets tons of freebies, deals and coupons, along with tricks on how to maximize your savings.
@jillonmoney: Jill Schlesinger is Editor-at-Large at CBS Moneywatch. Follow her on Twitter and get access to news and tips about employment and refinancing your mortgage, among other topics.
@stretchingabuck: Follow this “coupon addict” and get access to incredible deals ranging from store offers to printable coupons for products to grocery coupons and more.
@couponcabin: You know we couldn’t finish this list without including our Twitter handle! Follow us and get access to incredible deals and discounts.
A few other tips to save money using social media:
Like Your Way to Savings: Do you have a favorite store where you always find yourself shopping? Make sure to “Like” it on Facebook. Many retailers offer exclusive coupons and deals to their Facebook fans (Click here to “Like” CouponCabin).
Share Your Way to Savings: Share coupons and deals with others when you find them. You can also earn coupons or discounts when you use services like FourSquare or share deals with friends.
Email Your Way to Savings: Sign up for email newsletters to get access to exclusive deals without having to do any searching. When you sign up for the CouponCabin daily newsletter, you can select categories to make sure you’re only getting offers that suit your exact preferences.