Five Cent Nickel

Twitter: @fcn

Five Cent Nickel is a personal finance blog founded in 2005 by Nickel, a thirty-something writer with a passion for personal finance. Since then it has evolved into one of the premier personal finance blogs on the internet, where readers can find information, tips and tricks on topics ranging from finding the highest yield savings accounts to saving money on groceries. A panel of expert writers cover practical and sensible tips to personal finance while keeping you current on the best money offers such as 0% balance transfer credit cards and discount online brokers. Five Cent Nickel has been featured in the New York Times, Wall St. Journal, LifeHacker and


Stats Summary+/-

Five Cent Nickel has a Wise Score of  81.55, which ranks it #65 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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Personal finance blogger extraordinaire. To get my RSS feed, follow @fcnfeed.
Tweeting since 23 April 2008 (15 years 51 weeks)

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Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Klout Score46.75The Klout Score is a 0-100 rating of @fcn's overall influence on Twitter.
True Reach768True Reach is the size of @fcn's engaged audience. Klout eliminates inactive and spam accounts, and only include accounts that @fcn actually influences.
Network Score23.460-100 rating of the influence level of @fcn's engaged audience.
Amplification Score11.00 0-100 score of the likelihood that @fcn's tweets will be acted upon by their followers.
Klout Description of @fcn
@fcn is effectively using social media to influence their network across a variety of topics
Klout Classification of @fcn
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.
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Majestic SEO Stats+/-

Majestic SEO

Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Referring Domains33,821Number of referring domains known for this item. If -1 then this number is not yet known.
Referring .EDU Domains25Number of referring domains from EDUcational sites (only exact .edu TLD included; no regional domains).
Referring .GOV Domains3Number of referring domains from GOVernment sites (only exact .gov TLD included; no regional domains).
Referring IPs13,978Number of referring IP addresses.
External Backlinks4,762,517Number of external backlinks for this item.
Indexed URLs355,606Number 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.