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We Need To Talk About Investing - Ep. 6: The Rise of 'Finfluencers'

In this episode Erica and Rob talk about financial social media influencers.

| 22 min listen

Whether you've been on Reddit, YouTube, TikTok or Instagram, you may have noticed that financial and investing influencers are on the rise. But are they all they claim to be? And how much attention should you really be paying to them?

In this episode, Erica and Rob talk about 'finfluencers', discussing how to distinguish between a credible resource and a scam, the wild west that is the unregulated Cryptocurrency market, and the similarities between the current crypto craze and the dotcom bubble.

Every year thousands of people fall victim to investment fraud. Here's how to spot the warning signs and the actions you can take to avoid it.

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We Need To Talk About Investing - Ep. 6: The Rise of 'Finfluencers'

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