The Best Of MoneyStrands: Content Highlights 2017
Last year saw lots of great content from the MoneyStrands team which was enjoyed by many of our readers. So, we decided to kick off 2018 with a recap of the past year’s most popular blog posts. Here are 5 of your favorite articles from 2017 which are all definitely worth a read, so let’s get started.


Here are the posts that made the cut this year:


5) Make Lemonade: 5 Money Rules You Can Learn From Beyoncé by Timothy Woods.

Not only is Beyoncé a global superstar and icon, she is also a savvy businesswoman, driven by an intelligent approach to personal financial management. Here are 5 simple money rules that we can all learn from Beyoncé. Ready to start making your own financial lemonade?



4) 10 Essential Steps To Manage Your Money The Right Way by Javier Castillo.

Bad money management. It sounds nasty and you probably want nothing to do with it. However, a good portion of Americans doesn’t properly manage their money. Some sources report that Americans are pretty bad when it comes to their finances. However, there is hope for you if you find yourself among this group. There are some great tried-and-tested strategies…


3) 5 Money Management Skills To Master Before Your Thirties by Timothy Woods.

Admit it, you’ve just checked your bank balance following the holiday season and the numbers aren’t pretty. Between buying gifts, increased socializing, and overspending in the post-Christmas sales, you’ve blown a gaping hole in your savings. Combined with student debt chipping away at your expendable income, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed…


2) The 5 Best Instagram Accounts For Financial Inspiration by Miriam Ballesteros.

When you think of Instagram, you expect to see people sharing selfies and pictures of their food. But chances are, you’re missing out. This massive social platform is an amazing place to get money saving inspiration. Why? Being able to peek into the daily lives of successful individuals can give you that extra motivation…


1) 6 Must-Read Personal Finance Books Of 2017 by Gabriel Moreno.

Treat yourself or others to one of these amazing books as a present so that you can begin learning from these inspiring and brilliant authors. So, take a look at our top selection and choose which one you would want! Without further ado, here are the 6 Must-Read Personal Finance Books Of 2017!



Apart from blogs, MoneyStrands readers’ also love financial quotes. So we’ve put your most popular quotes of last year in one place and helped to understand their true meaning. Check them out below!


The Top 5 Financial Quotes of 2017 by Gabriel Moreno.

As many of you currently know, we keep our Instagram account (@moneystrands) up to date with the latest blog posts and our favorite financial quotes. You guys followed, liked and commented throughout 2017 and we’ve put together your top 5 quotes and help…




For our Spanish readers, take a look at our most popular interview and find out advice on how to manage your money from Juan Naranjo.


Conoce cómo se comporta tu dinero y vivirás tranquilo toda tu vida by Miriam Ballesteros.

Algunos lo llaman terapeuta financiero; otros, se refieren a él como un mentor de las finanzas. Pero ambos casos describen la función que desempeña Juan Naranjo: dar soluciones sencillas y concretas al problema de las finanzas personales.



And Finally, The 2017 MoneyStrands Fintech scholarship award:


Scholarship Success!

Last but definitely not least, we want to thank you for all your amazing scholarship essay entries and offer a massive congratulations to our winner Jasmine Hidalgo of Colorado State University. We wish her great success with her studies. To be the first to know about our future scholarships, follow our social media pages to stay up to date with the latest information.




So there you have it, the most-read articles and best of MoneyStrands of 2017. Be sure to keep an eye out for even more great content headed your way this year and don’t forget to check out our free app on Android or iOS to put all this newly learned financial information to good use! Thanks for reading!