It’s said: We are the average of the 5 people who we spend the most time with. The question I get asked so often is “How do I find these people!?! There is no one in my life that has these interests or is supportive of my goals.” In my post Be Your Best Boss Ever, I pointed out that one amazing thing about a great job is a supportive and inspiring group of coworkers. I encouraged you to go find that group for yourself in places that matter to you: a religious group, volunteer, hobby, or interests.
If you read this blog frequently, I’ll assume you want to be awesome with your money so you can be awesome with your whole life.
There are lots of ways to find your tribe! And I’ve done most of them: mentors, conferences, retreats, volunteering, small groups, meet ups, online friendships, masterminds, etc.
But lets start small! Something that is simples, easy and FREE! Facebook groups!
There are TONS of amazing Facebook groups out there filled with people who are chasing down the exact same things you are! If you join the right ones it will fill your Facebook feed with lots of helpful and encouraging conversations, ideas, and inspiration. Plus they are made up of real people! People you can get to know.
I know my Facebook experience became much more enjoyable after I joined a dozen awesome groups.
How do you find such groups? Glad you asked!
I’ve complied a list of 30+ money related Facebook groups you might love! Pick a few that sound like your cup of tea and jump in. It’s never been easier to start curating your own like minded community to help spur you on!
30+ Facebook Groups for Your Finances!
Choose FI: 15,000+ people all sharing life optimization strategies in the pursuit of financial independence. You realize that it’s all about the journey, the next step is to position yourself to be motivated, inspired and encouraged to get a little better and take action every day. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChooseFI/
Millennial Money Man Community: Ask questions and share wins about anything related to personal finance. The group is a lot of fun, spam-free, and feels like a family – we screen people with three questions before they can enter the group and monitor it closely to make sure that conversations are productive and respectful. https://www.facebook.com/
No (Low) Spend 2018: This group started as an accountability group for a no spend challenge month and has turned into a long term community for anyone who wants to talk about debt payoff, frugal living, and day to day personal finance. https://m.facebook.com/groups/1186039461496808
Women In Finance: A place for women who are interested in personal finance to gather and support each other. Daily articles shared that have been written by women, and for women. For bloggers to collaborate with others as well as for all women looking for a safe space to discuss finance related topics important to them. https://m.facebook.com/
Making Sense of Cents: This Facebook group is for anyone who wants to talk more openly about money. Whether you want to talk about ways to make more money, save money, find ways to reach your dream life, and more, this Facebook group will help you reach your goals. https://www.facebook.com/
Physician on FIRE: A group for MD and DO physicians to discuss all aspects related to financial independence and early retirement. That can be investing, lifestyle, travel, taxes, contracts, and basically anything pertaining to personal finance for medical doctors interested in attaining financial independence. https://www.facebook.com/
The WomeRockMoney Community: An all female group where you can get information about personal finance and entrepreneurship, find community with other women who want to improve their finances, and get support for your goals. The group includes a weekly Facebook Live session or Q&A on top money topics! https://www.facebook.com/groups/602653930081139/?ref=bookmarks …
Mini FIREwalkers (Introduction & Lower Income FIRE) Fin. Ind./Retire Early group: The Mini FIREwalkers is a group for those new to the FI/RE lifestyle and concepts, those who will take a little bit longer to reach FI due to a lower income, and those interested in helping others get started on the path to Financial Independence. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1192606450817773/ …
Money. Life. Balance: It’s an online support group that’s purpose is to encourage questions, discussions and the sharing of opinions when it comes to personal finance. Money doesn’t have to be taboo. We NEED to talk about it so we can educate ourselves on how to manage it better. It’s https://facebook.com/groups/moneylifebalance …
Pour Not Poor: For anyone that likes craft beer and/or wants to know how to handle their personal finances better. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1623670287732189/
Passive Income MD: The group consists mainly of physicians who are interested in achieving financial freedom through multiple streams of income. It’s a place where people connect, learn, support, motivate and network as we all move towards our goals. http://Www.facebook.com/groups/passiveincomemd ….
Investing and Personal Finance: Anyone looking to ask questions, help others, and is just passionate about investing and personal finance in general. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ipfclub/
Budgeting & Minimalism: The Debt Free Life with Jackie Beck: It’s open to anyone interested in getting or staying out of debt, budgeting, and minimalism. https://www.facebook.com/groups/debtfreelifebudgeting/
Journey To Launch: A place where you’ll learn strategies and get resources to optimize your finances so that you can reach Financial Independence/Financial Freedom (all while still living a good life now). We also discuss the Journey To Launch podcast episodes and other personal finance topics more in depth https://www.facebook.com/groups/Journey2launch/
The Middletons – Personal Finance for Mild-to-Moderate Incomes: Feeling like you can’t find personal finance content for people who don’t make a huge income? Join The Middletons to talk about all things money and personal finance, without the need to make the big bucks just to get ahead financially. https://www.facebook.com/groups/360420051118474/
Families Thriving: It’s focused around money, family life and helping parents thrive. https://www.facebook.com/groups/FamiliesThriving/
Aligned and Alive: A group for adventure loving millennial women where we talk all about money: www.facebook.com/groups/alignedandalive
Money Circle: This group is a safe space where women can talk about money. https://www.facebook.com/groups/MoneyCircleGroup/
Let’s Downsize, Declutter, Crush Debt, & Achieve Financial Independence: https://www.facebook.com/groups/796364647237225/
Queer Money: Open to any LGBTQ person or ally who wants to live fabulously, not fabulously broke. https://www.facebook.com/groups/QueerMoney/
The Scholarship Bank: I share tips and strategies to help future and current college students (and families) how to cut the costs of college with scholarships. This group includes graduate and doctoral students as well. www.Facebook.com/groups/thescholarshipbank
Stocks and Profit: A community for women to learn what it takes to trade their way to financial freedom through the stock market. https://www.facebook.com/groups/stocksandprofit
Financially Fit Physicians: A group for physicians only. The community is made up of mostly minority women where we talk about finances and ways to become financially fit. https://www.facebook.com/groups/financiallyfitphysicians/
End the Yo Yo: We focus on:
* the challenges of eating healthy on a budget while not depriving yourself and making different and better choices
* the vicious cycle of yo-yo dieting and what it does to your body and to your self-esteem
* stepping up our physical activity with weekly step challenges (Fitbit and other devices)
* how retail therapy as a form of self-comfort, and yo-yo spending, are challenges for some of us
We would love to have more folks who are working on eating more mindfully and spending more mindfully join our group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/endtheyoyo
Listen Money Matters Community: Down to earth money conversations to Facebook for anyone who is a financial whiz or just a beginner. This honest and uncensored group is an extension of the Listen Money Matters podcast Www.facebook.com/groups/listen-money-matters-community
Travel More, Spend Less, Live Better: A group focused on helping people use rewards and promotions to reduce their travel budget. These savings will allow you to have more money to splurge while on vacation, pay down debt, or save for their future. https://m.facebook.com/groups/1497917660450799
Physician Finance: It’s open to only physician and physician spouses. We talk about all things money. Some issues that physicians in particular need to know how to manage are six-figure student loans, individual disability insurance, and late retirement savings.
Teachers Money Talk: A page for educators to talk about money issues. The benefits/retirement system issues are different than many PF folks talk about. https://www.facebook.com/teachersmoneytalk/
The Profit Boss®: Facebook group is for listeners of the Profit Boss® Radio podcast; it’s your women’s wealth mastermind! Listeners ask questions there that I answer on the show, they also share tips and inspirations about asking for a raise, starting a side hustle, how to share finances with your spouse and any other thing you can think about to empower women financially! https://www.facebook.com/groups/profitboss/
Doc Wives Talk Money: Open to only women in a relationship with a doctor. It is a small, safe place to ask questions about family finances and empower each other financially.
Financial Residency Community: For listeners of Financial Residency podcast. It teaches financial literacy to doctors that should have been taught during residency. Anybody who is a doctor or doctor spouse can join.
Frugal Travel: A free frugal travel/credit card rewards group. We talk about rewards cards and last-minute discounts on everything from airfare to hotels. I also document all my travel there, sharing plenty of pictures and tips. https://www.facebook.com/groups/frugaltravel/?ref=br_rs
New Retirement: A friendly place for people to discuss retirement planning, investing, financial independence, lifestyle and our podcast. https://www.facebook.com/groups/newretirement/
Millionaire Single Moms: A positive community of professional single moms passionate about building their careers and finances (plus: parenting, sex, dating, life). facebook.com/groups/millionairesinglemoms/
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Find Your Facebook Tribe!
There are like-minded supportive communities out there that can really help you make progress on your goals. Pick 5 or 10 groups and flood your Facebook feed with people, ideas, inspiration and advice. I wrote how community is so critical in Their Up is My Down. This is a perfect way to start finding your 5 people!
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