I started this blog because I graduated college and found myself working a 9-6 job, making some decent money but not knowing what to do with it. I had opened a Roth IRA and bought some random mutual fund chosen from a magazine, but it really bugged me that I didn’t know anything about investments at all. What should I buy? How much is enough? How long do I have to work in this cubicle? I tried asking some friends, but they didn’t know either. And it’s hard to talk money in public - incomes seem to be really private, nobody knows who has more money saved. Money is just taboo. So here I am, spilling my beans and writing about it online and anonymously instead. Just like the name, this site is about my money - how I make more of it, how I try to spend less of it, and how I invest it. I have been publicly tracking our progress towards financial freedom since 2004. See for yourself by taking a peek at our net worth and our investment portfolio. To clarify, the net worth listed above is for both my wife and I, as we treat my money = her money = our money. However, I’m the only author of this blog. I am now 30 years old and live in an expensive place in the Western US. Married, no kids, 2 dogs. Currently my wife and I both work full-time jobs, but a major career goal is to be able to both work half-time when we do get around to having kids. I also do freelance consulting and make money off of websites including this one. We enjoy skiing, hiking, and eating at hole-in-the-wall restaurants. I am not a financial guru. I don’t speak at get-rich-quick seminars and I don’t write books. What I will do is be very open about my financial life. I don’t claim to know it all, and in fact I am learning new things every day. If I mess up, you’ll know. If I come across a neat way to make or save money, you’ll read about it here. I just love this stuff and tinkering with different financial products or money-making ideas. With any luck, perhaps we’ll meet up in the Caymans some day.
My Money Blog has a Wise Score of 89.25, which ranks it #29 among personal finance blogs.
Wise Score is an average of six statistics: MozRank, Number of Links to Domain, Klout Score, Twitter Followers, Alexa Rank, and Compete Rank. A Wise Score of 90 means the blog is better than 90% of its peers "on average". Learn more.
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Recent Tweets from @mymoneyblog
Recent Tweets about @mymoneyblog
Social Media Reach & Influence (by Klout)+/-
|Stat Name||Value||Stat Explanation|
|Klout Score||48.35||The Klout Score is a 0-100 rating of @mymoneyblog's overall influence on Twitter.|
|True Reach||124||True Reach is the size of @mymoneyblog's engaged audience. Klout eliminates inactive and spam accounts, and only include accounts that @mymoneyblog actually influences.|
|Network Score||8.13||0-100 rating of the influence level of @mymoneyblog's engaged audience.|
|Amplification Score||4.00||0-100 score of the likelihood that @mymoneyblog's tweets will be acted upon by their followers.|
|Specialist||You may not be a celebrity, but within your area of expertise your opinion is second to none. Your content is likely focused around a specific topic or industry with a focused, highly-engaged audience.|
|Influential Topics||Influenced By||Influencer Of|
Google Search Rankings (by SEMRush)+/-
SEMRush finds the Google keywords where mymoneyblog.com ranks in the top 20 search results.
|SEMRush Rank||23,136||Rating of sites by the number of visitors coming from the first 20 Google search results.|
|SE Keywords||16,951||Number of keywords (search queries) the domain ranks in the top 20 Google (US) search results.|
|SE Traffic||45,835||Estimated number of visitors coming from the first 20 Google search results (per month).|
|SE Traffic Price||$229,285||Estimated cost of purchasing the same number of visitors.|
Top 10 Most Valuable Search Rankings
The domain's best rankings; considering their position, other competition, demand for the keyword, and cost to purchase an AdWords ad for the keyword.
|#||Keyword||Position||Search Results||Search Volume||CPC||URL|
|4||my money blog||1||476,000,000||880||$0.00||www.mymoneyblog.com/|
|6||hotwire hotel list||5||2,270,000||6,600||$0.44||www.mymoneyblog.com/finding-the-hotel-name-on-hotwire-com-before-purchase.html|
|7||costco executive membership||5||141,000||6,600||$4.97||www.mymoneyblog.com/is-costco-executive-membership-worth-it.html|
|8||amazon book buyback||11||461,000||6,600||$0.63||www.mymoneyblog.com/amazoncom-textbook-buyback-program-review.html|
|9||bank of america checks||6||66,400,000||5,400||$3.19||www.mymoneyblog.com/dont_buy_checks_1.html|
|10||bank of america order checks||6||52,900,000||4,400||$2.63||www.mymoneyblog.com/dont_buy_checks_1.html|
Top Competitors in Search Results
Domains that frequently appear in the same search results as this domain.
|#||Domain||Common Keywords||SE Keywords||SE Traffic||SE Traffic Price||AdWords Keywords|
Potential Ad/Traffic Buyers
AdWords buyers next to this domain's Google search results.
|#||Domain||Common Keywords||AdWords Keywords||AdWords Traffic||AdWords Traffic Price||SE Keywords|
Majestic SEO Stats+/-
|Stat Name||Value||Stat Explanation|
|Referring Domains||25,157||Number of referring domains known for this item. If -1 then this number is not yet known.|
|Referring .EDU Domains||34||Number of referring domains from EDUcational sites (only exact .edu TLD included; no regional domains).|
|Referring IPs||12,610||Number of referring IP addresses.|
|External Backlinks||2,051,440||Number of external backlinks for this item.|
|Indexed URLs||299,001||Number of URLs for given item type present in index - these are NOT backlinks, but rather URLs belonging to given domain or subdomain: this metric is useful as an indication of domain content size.|