Budgets Are Sexy

Let’s see here, what can I tell you about myself. Well, I’m 6’1, hyperactive, rock a mohawk, and I constantly have a devilish grin on my face (which usually tends to get me in trouble).

I’m recently married, in my early 30's (tear), and I work over in DC for a start up managing customer service. I love hip-hop music and traveling, and you can find me on Twitter rambling about. While I *thought* I was The Man when it came to money, it really wasn’t until we purchased our first home that I realized I needed to get my finances in order. It was time to pay attention!

Soooooooo, I tracked my expenses for 3 months, made a budget, read some books (The Millionaire Next Door, & I Will Teach You To Be Rich being my favs), and it’s been smooth sailing ever since! Throughout the whole process I accidentally came across the PF blogosphere and have been hooked from day one ;) What’s not to like about getting your finances in order? I can tell you for a fact that I sure as hell don’t know everything out there, but I def. continue to learn. I’d say I’ve been on the right path since Jan of ’08, and now ready to work towards my goal of becoming a millionaire! (I even have a to-do list!).

Will this blog sound kooky at times? Sure thing. Will you wonder why I use the words “Super” and “Sexy” a lot? You bet. Ultimately though, my goal is to spread some good ideas around town and spark some motivation. I don’t know about you, but I get CRAZY bored reading about finances by old white men in blah styles, so I do my best to spice things up and keep things entertaining around here. We all have A.D.D., so it’s important you’re having fun on the site!

If you like what you see (or don’t) feel free to holler anytime, I love getting comments :) You can email me over at: j (at) budgetsaresexy (dot) com, or fill out my nifty little contact form. Either way I’ll hit ya back as soon as I can.

Long live the greenbacks!
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Stats Summary+/-

Budgets Are Sexy has a Wise Score of  91.30, which ranks it #22 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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Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Klout Score65.41The Klout Score is a 0-100 rating of @BudgetsareSexy's overall influence on Twitter.
True Reach2,801True Reach is the size of @BudgetsareSexy's engaged audience. Klout eliminates inactive and spam accounts, and only include accounts that @BudgetsareSexy actually influences.
Network Score33.780-100 rating of the influence level of @BudgetsareSexy's engaged audience.
Amplification Score13.00 0-100 score of the likelihood that @BudgetsareSexy's tweets will be acted upon by their followers.
Klout Description of @BudgetsareSexy
@BudgetsareSexy creates content that is spread throughout their network and drives discussions
Klout Classification of @BudgetsareSexy
Broadcaster You broadcast great content that spreads like wildfire. You are an essential information source in your industry. You have a large and diverse audience that values your content.
Influential Topics Influenced By Influencer Of
  • Personal Finance
  • Money
  • Economics
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Majestic SEO Stats+/-

Majestic SEO

Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Referring Domains34,287Number of referring domains known for this item. If -1 then this number is not yet known.
Referring .EDU Domains22Number of referring domains from EDUcational sites (only exact .edu TLD included; no regional domains).
Referring .GOV Domains2Number of referring domains from GOVernment sites (only exact .gov TLD included; no regional domains).
Referring IPs14,506Number of referring IP addresses.
External Backlinks7,489,009Number of external backlinks for this item.
Indexed URLs14,305,415Number 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.