The Finance Buff

About: Hello, and thank you for visiting my blog. I’m a mid-career professional in late 30’s with an MBA in finance. In previous jobs, I worked for an investment advisory firm and in the employee benefits department of a multi-national manufacturing company where I earned my Certified Employee Benefits Specialist credential. I write on this blog about spending, saving, investing, taxes, banking, mortgage, insurance, and other personal finance related topics.

 

Stats Summary+/-

The Finance Buff has a Wise Score of  71.62, which ranks it #137 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.

Date  Rank  Wise Score  MozRank  Linking
Domains
  Klout
Score
  Twitter
Followers
  Alexa
Rank
  Facebook
Likes
2014-4-1313771.625.123,71445.312,26577,320247
2014-4-613871.505.123,71445.312,26583,830243
2014-3-2313970.985.123,71445.312,26587,340241
2014-3-1714071.185.123,71445.312,26589,981241
2014-3-913971.095.123,71445.312,26598,236242
 

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Twitter+/-

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TweetsFollowingFollowers
Personal finance blogger
Tweeting since 12 December 2008 (5 years 18 weeks)

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Social Media Reach & Influence (by Klout)+/-

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Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Klout Score45.31The Klout Score is a 0-100 rating of @thefinancebuff's overall influence on Twitter.
True Reach126True Reach is the size of @thefinancebuff's engaged audience. Klout eliminates inactive and spam accounts, and only include accounts that @thefinancebuff actually influences.
Network Score9.930-100 rating of the influence level of @thefinancebuff's engaged audience.
Amplification Score6.00 0-100 score of the likelihood that @thefinancebuff's tweets will be acted upon by their followers.
Klout Description of @thefinancebuff
@thefinancebuff is effectively using social media to influence their network across a variety of topics
Klout Classification of @thefinancebuff
Networker You know how to connect to the right people and share what's important to your audience. You generously share your network to help your followers. You have a high level of engagement and an influential audience.
Influential Topics Influenced By Influencer Of
  • Personal Finance
  • Finance
  • Blogging
  • Money
  • Business
 

Google Search Rankings (by SEMRush)+/-

SEMRush finds the Google keywords where thefinancebuff.com ranks in the top 20 search results.

SEMRush Rank59,726Rating of sites by the number of visitors coming from the first 20 Google search results.
SE Keywords1,925Number of keywords (search queries) the domain ranks in the top 20 Google (US) search results.
SE Traffic8,811Estimated number of visitors coming from the first 20 Google search results (per month).
SE Traffic Price$47,032Estimated 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.

#KeywordPositionSearch ResultsSearch VolumeCPCURL
1its deductible524,500,00012,100$1.80thefinancebuff.com/itsdeductible-vs-deductionpro-for-valuing-donations.html
2rsu618,000,0006,600$2.19thefinancebuff.com/restricted-stock-units-rsu-sales-and.html
3roth 401k112,180,0006,600$17.37thefinancebuff.com/case-against-roth-401k.html
4espp3509,0002,400$11.52thefinancebuff.com/employee-stock-purchase-plan-espp-is.html
5deduction pro211,900,0001,600$5.04thefinancebuff.com/itsdeductible-vs-deductionpro-for-valuing-donations.html
6roth ira contribution limits8292,0006,600$8.34thefinancebuff.com/2013-401k-and-ira-contribution-limits.html
7pension vs 401k1124,000390$11.94thefinancebuff.com/401k-vs-pension-how-to-make-your-401k-pay-as-much-as-a-pension.html
8itsdeductible717,0004,400$2.38thefinancebuff.com/itsdeductible-vs-deductionpro-for-valuing-donations.html
9american express pass747,000,0004,400$0.12thefinancebuff.com/75-bonus-on-3-american-express-prepaid-cards.html
10401k loan111,360,0003,600$8.22thefinancebuff.com/401k-loan-double-taxation-myth.html

Top Competitors in Search Results

Domains that frequently appear in the same search results as this domain.

#DomainCommon KeywordsSE KeywordsSE TrafficSE Traffic PriceAdWords Keywords
1about.com1,2017,172,23265,289,579$83,047,0980
2irs.gov892238,8988,162,894$23,487,8031,755
3wikipedia.org86618,709,543832,640,994$993,330,660244
4fidelity.com73830,1711,279,476$4,504,75337,862
5bankrate.com580148,2583,295,693$10,887,97767,434
6yahoo.com56512,063,386169,486,900$156,321,945254,327
7intuit.com552260,4902,821,808$4,972,21166,443
8investopedia.com514248,8763,209,668$11,474,7200
9cnn.com433895,75919,383,283$26,878,6152
10ehow.com4074,206,62412,077,583$19,693,23914,199

Potential Ad/Traffic Buyers

AdWords buyers next to this domain's Google search results.

#DomainCommon KeywordsAdWords KeywordsAdWords TrafficAdWords Traffic PriceSE Keywords
1ask.com7678,896,55917,114,511$14,368,2152,683,938
2tdameritrade.com35177,397229,873$1,079,5335,665
3fidelity.com32737,862191,865$920,64030,171
4vanguard.com24118,31799,253$669,88712,258
5bankrate.com20967,434300,295$462,511148,258
6edwardjones.com18111,98116,674$122,3924,023
7info.com1451,150,439427,451$872,24513,533
8usaa.com10622,486163,582$462,93718,944
9etrade.com10225,30355,657$192,9356,623
10pensionrights.org1001,4023,388$11,393583
 

Majestic SEO Stats+/-

Majestic SEO

Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Referring Domains3,731Number of referring domains known for this item. If -1 then this number is not yet known.
Referring .EDU Domains4Number of referring domains from EDUcational sites (only exact .edu TLD included; no regional domains).
Referring IPs2,477Number of referring IP addresses.
External Backlinks199,968Number of external backlinks for this item.
Indexed URLs20,249Number 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.