I can't believe my youngest child is heading off to college in the fall. This milestone has me brooding about my own mortality (which is no surprise), while also contemplating his. The world, after all, is a dangerous place.
Perhaps the quietest, yet most pernicious, danger we face is the lack of financial knowledge. Every year, this ignorance leaves millions of Americans woefully unprepared to fund their children's education or enter retirement. Fortunately, powerful online tools have emerged to help boost America's fiscal IQ, including the rise of financial influencers.
Recently, personal finance community MoneyTips.com commissioned a study of such thought leaders: The Top 30 Social Influencers in Personal Finance & Wealth. These financial planners, wealth managers, journali