If you’re online then you’ll be no stranger to YouTube. With over 4 BILLION videos views a day, its an internet behemoth. In fact, the stats about YouTube are slightly hard to comprehend. 300 hours of new video uploaded every minute and a user base of over 1 billion people.*
So with all that going on, we’ve done the hard work of sifting through the channels and found some of the best with content for the over 55s from all over the world. Read on and suggest your own favorites in the comments below!
Unfamiliar with YouTube? Google (who own the video site) have a comprehensive how to guide that will help you get started with watching videos.
1) Stephenie Stephens
Previously featured in our article on gym classes. Stephanie, from the USA, creates some fantastically informative content on a variety of subjects, mostly focusing on health of the body and mind. Check out this video on her channel about Nordic walking.
2) MeaningfulMoney TV
MeaningfulMoney (website here) is a finance channels hosted by Financial Planner Pete Matthews, with idyllic backdrop of Cornwall featuring in most his videos. His content is fantastically informative and covers a remarkable range of financial issues – from common investment mistakes to long term care planning. Pete’s channel is really worth a watch.
3) Money Saving expert
This list wouldn’t be complete if it didn’t include the household name that is Martin Lewis and MoneySavingExpert. Exploding money myths and showing you great ways to save money, this is really a worthwhile channel to follow. Check out the website too, for a massive community dedicated to money matters.
4) RSA lectures
If you fancy a bit of education, The RSA shares content and lectures by some of the brightest minds and high profile people around the world. Have a watch of the overview below.
Consumer advocate giant Which? has an insightful channel with all the usual topics you’d expect from this trusted brand. From cars to negotiating a mobile phone contract, they have it covered. Check out the video below on the changes to the State Pension in 2016.