How To Start A Personal Finance Blog In 15 Minutes (And Make Money)

Blogging is one of the easiest businesses to set up and start, as it’s a great way to make money online. You can be sitting on your laptop on holiday in South America and still make some money.

Mostly, bloggers write from a personal perspective, they share their story to connect with their readers. To be successful as a blogger, people want to connect with you and what you’re doing.

Pick A Personal Finance Blog Niche

There are a lot of niches you can choose from: – Financial freedom – Early retirement – Paying off debt – Making extra income – Passive income

Choose Your Blog Name

Tips to find a good domain name: 1. It should be short (2-3 words) 2. It should be related to what you want to blog about (niche) 3. Ideally, it is available in the .com version, BUT a .org or .net will also work!

Select Your Hosting

Bluehost is a cheap option and great for beginners. They offer 24/7 support and they can install your website within one click.

Get Your Blog Online

For many new people considering starting a blog, it is very tempting to start on a free blog platform like, Blogger, or Tumblr.

Customize Your Blog Logging In

Now you’ve logged into the WordPress administrator area, great! You can start making changes to your blog and change the design to your liking.