Why You Should Become a Personal Finance Blogger

May 4, 2007

Writing about personal finance will definitely help you learn about money. Lazy Man lists ten ways personal finance blogging has helped him with money. Here are thirteen lucky reasons, in no particular order, that you should become a personal finance blogger: You can answer your friends questions at work about their 401k investments. You can […]

What Do These Ladies Obsess About?

April 29, 2007

I failed to pass the torch in my recent post covering the things I obsess about so I’m rectifying that now. I read Amanda’s post on the gender salary gap and thought I’d help spread the awareness of the continued inequality by choosing several different sites run by women. So I’d like to know. What […]

The Great Big Lie About Personal Finance Blogging – A Response

February 1, 2007

An entry in the most recent carnival of personal finance by makingourway talks about people’s expectations of making money by writing about personal finance online and questions whether these efforts are worth it. If you want to know what I think about the article then read on. Adding Value I’ll begin with a point that […]

Writer’s Constipation – Personal Finance Blockage

January 26, 2007

When you have so much to say but just can’t get it out! That’s how I describe my personal finance writing over the last several months. Around one hundred documents representing unrealized articles are languishing in the ideas folder, eagerly waiting to jump onto the web. Fortunately not everyone has this problem. Some people are […]

I Wonder What lifehacker, problogger, & copyblogger are Reading Today

January 2, 2007

You could find out not only what your favorite bloggers are reading but also what they think of it if only they used a cool tool called coComment! The Comment is the Blogosphere Okay, without blog posts there could be no comments, but without comments, how do you know anyone is reading your stuff and […]

Personal Finance Reviews and Previews

December 24, 2006

Check out the following reviews and previews from personal finance sites submitted to a recent group writing project held by Darren at Problogger.net: Investor Trip reminds us to shop for lower prices and redeem rebates immediately in Stupid Ways to Lose Money. The Money Tortoise talks about avoiding financial porn, lowering your investment costs, making your […]

Blogging is Costing Me Money, But I Don’t Care!

December 20, 2006

This chart is not the trend you want to see when you’re trying to build your net worth: I stumbled across the personal finance blogging community in September and started Money Smart Life the next day. You can see an obvious correlation between pfblogging and my decrease in eBay sales. eBay hasn’t posted a November […]

Batting 1000 in Personal Finance

December 8, 2006

One small step for me, one giant leap for personal finance! Okay, I won’t get ahead of myself. 1000 Served I passed my 1000th visit yesterday, whoopee! I know 1000 is not very many but everyone has to start somewhere. Getting started is the hardest part but also the most crucial to success 🙂 Providing […]

How to Build Wealth by Creating Urgency in Others!

December 4, 2006

CopyBlogger wrote a recent article discussing the best ways to create urgency in your readers. While his topic centered on generating urgency to create a sale, I think the need for urgency applies to personal finance sites as well. Getting the Message Across The importance of starting to plan, save, and invest as soon as […]