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Thank You For Making Us A Top PFBlog

Posted By Jim On 02/28/2009 @ 7:45 am In Personal Finance | 11 Comments

This week, Will and Greg at Wise Bread announced that they’ve upgraded [3] their Top 100 Personal Finance blogs rankings [4] to include a variety of metrics and offer incredible sorting capabilities. I’m a firm believer that hard work should be rewarded and in the currency of the web, that reward should be in links.

I’m a little biased though… because by many metrics, Bargaineering is recognized as one of the top personal finance blogs. It’s one of the top sites because of you. Thank you. Thank you for visiting every day. Thank you for printing out articles and emailing them to your friends. Thank you for subscribing to the feed so you get posts piped directly to your email for free. When this site started four years ago, there were only five personal finance blogs – today there are hundreds of thousands. It’s grown by leaps and bounds, far more than I ever imagines, and I am honored that this site is one that you all come back to every day.

At the end of the day, we’re in this together. I’m glad to have been able to provide the platform for this burgeoning community on the web but I’m even happier that so many of you have joined me and bought into it. I’ve been very happy seeing the Bargaineering Forums [5] grow as quickly as they have. I wanted it to be a place where communication would be a lot easier than in blog comments and you haven’t disappointed. Over a hundred members in the short time it’s been up, thank you so much! If you haven’t joined yet, please do, you get the expertise of a hundred people rather than the limited expertise of one.

Before this lovefest gets too carried away, I wanted to wish you all a happy weekend. I think I’m just sappy because my wife and I are celebrating our one year anniversary in Disney (those following on Twitter [6], you should join Twitter!, were getting some Tweets about it but normally I stick with breaking news or more useful financial information).

Have a great weekend!


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[3] announced that they’ve upgraded: http://www.wisebread.com/top-100-personal-finance-blog-rankings-a-new-wise-bread-feature

[4] Top 100 Personal Finance blogs rankings: http://www.wisebread.com/top-100-most-popular-personal-finance-blogs/

[5] Bargaineering Forums: http://www.bargaineering.com/forums

[6] following on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bargainr

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