Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs - Ranked By Traffic


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Top 100 Personal Finance BlogsMar 02, 2012: Welcome back to our rankings of personal finance (pf) blogs for Feb 2012 based on traffic data of Jan 2012. It requires a lot of hard and smart work to figure among the best personal finance blogs. Heartiest congratulations to all those who made it to our list of "Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs."

As you may have noticed, there are some discrepancies in traffic results from three sources. This may be due to the fact that many sites have not implemented Quantcast's or Sitemeter's requisite trackers. It definitely makes sense to implement these trackers to make this game an even playing field.
Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs
The following tables show traffic rankings of individual and group personal finance blogs respectively based on monthly traffic data from corresponding sources.

TABLEs' LEGENDS
» FIRE RANK: Overall Traffic Rank of a site
» BLOG: Name of the blog being ranked
» CHANGE: Change in FIRE RANK of a blog
» SITEMETER: Traffic rank based on Sitemeter's data
» QUANTCAST: Traffic rank based on Quantcast's data
» COMPETE: Traffic rank based on Compete's data
» SCORE: Average Traffic rank (Sitemeter, Quantcast, Compete)
» PAGE RANK: Google's page rank for the blog

INDIVIDUAL PF BLOGS - RANKED
Methodology Raw Traffic Data Master List Notes
FIRE RANKBLOGCHANGESITEMETERQUANTCASTCOMPETESCOREPAGE RANK
1Bargaineering-1211.35
2ChristianPF1322.55
3TheSimpleDollar12152.76
4SavingToInvest16534.05
5MyMoneyBlog1444.03
6FreeMoneyFinance136106.36
7FiveCentNickel1766.55
8FrugalDad41078.56
9GenerationXFinance499.05
10GiveMeBackMyFiveBucksNew99.02
11CashMoneyLife28119.55
12DontMessWithTaxes136141511.75
13GoodFinancialCents19111412.54
14BudgetsAre$exy44122413.33
15TheWisdomJournal291813.54
16AllFinancialMaters8171214.55
17MomAdvice3161314.54
18DividendGrowthInvestor8151615.55
19IWillTeachYouToBeRich824816.04
19MoneySmartsNew5202316.04
20BibleMoneyMatters18232117.35
21LazyManAndMoney5191718.04
22TheFinanceBuff6132519.05
23FrugalUpstate47311919.02
24MyTwoDollars3182220.04
25FIREFinance1311223221.74
26NoCreditNeeded310253021.73
27CleverDude3143725.55
28HustlerBlog32727.03
29BeingFrugal14292627.55
30FinancialSamurai1352027.54
31StockTradingToGo92828.05
32TheWanderingTaxPro26183928.55
33ManVsDebt-2929.05
342millionBlog-13275030.04
35BloggingAwayDebt2214030.55
36OutOfDebtAgain315344330.73
37GatherLittleByLittle13131.05
38ExperimentsInFinance4313332.03
39ADashOfInsight412266032.75
40CoupleMoney917364532.73
41Neville'sFinancialBlog16323634.04
42SweatingTheBigStuffNew3535.04
43MyJourneyToMillions2373435.54
44YesIAmCheap1333835.53
45FrugalForLife12284436.04
46TightFistedMiser-23305837.04
47MyOpenWallet420396140.05
48AroundTheSun12215940.04
49AccumulatingMoney24141.04
50MoneyCrush219386641.03
51Studenomics174242.04
52HowISaveMoney3404643.04
53UltimateMoneyBlog15266244.04
54CanadianDreamFreeAt4537167646.04
55OneFrugalGirl325427246.34
56TheFamilyCEO134747.03
57CanadianPersonalFinanceBl2324417847.74
58MightyBargainHunter324848.05
59SteadfastFinances14227548.53
60ReadyToBeRich74949.04
61OneFamily'sBlog728438050.33
62JosephSanglNew5151.03
63BankPerks15252.01
64BluntMoneyNew5353.04
65EnoughWealth-307753.53
66OurDebtBlog2278154.03
66WellHeeledBlog55454.03
67SeeMeGetRichNew297954.02
68FinancialNut55555.04
69Fine-TunedFinances13446856.04
69NoDebtPlan195656.04
70BostonGal'sOpenWalletNew5757.04
71RichCreditDebtLoan8457459.54
72JoeTaxPayer26363.04
73MyRetirementBlog146464.04
74BankBonuses26565.03
75DinksFinanceNew6767.04
76My1stMillionAt33New6969.04
77LiveLearnInvestNew7070.03
78BudgetCentsNew7171.03
79ChrisperrunaNew7373.05

GROUP PF BLOGS - RANKED
FIRE RANKBLOGCHANGESITEMETERQUANTCASTCOMPETESCOREPAGE RANK
1247WallSt-111.06
2WiseBread-1221.74
3GetRichSlowly1433.56
4DepositAccounts1364.54
5MoneyCrashers2745.55
6MyDollarPlan42886.05
7ConsumerismCommentary1676.55
8Moolanomy1597.05
9FreeFromBrokeNew310149.05
10MoneyNing216510.55
10PTMoney6111010.55
11MoneyUnder30-91311.05
12SmartOnMoney1542012.04
13TheDoughRoller-151113.05
14TheDigeratiLife5171214.55
15AskMrCreditCard121515.04
16FiPathNew1616.00
17MoneySmartLife2132217.54
18MoneyBlueBook61818.04
19MaximizingMoney5201718.53
20MillionDollarJourney2142419.05
21DebtKid6191919.04
22NotMadeOfMoney42121.04
22TheCanadianFinanceBlog2123021.04
23TheDiv-Net25243621.70
24TheUndergroundInvestor5182722.55
25TheSun'sFinancialDiary2222322.54
26TheSmarterWallet9212824.55
27TheFinancialBlogger22525.04
28GradMoneyMatters-2626.04
29BeatingBroke1233328.00
30PersonalFinanceAnalyst52929.03
31QueercentsNew3131.05
32YakezieNew3232.04
33CanadianCapitalist-3434.05
34AllAboutAlpha23535.05

Notes
  1. The next rankings will be published in Oct 2012.
  2. Twitter: We are also maintaining a list on twitter for the Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs by Traffic - http://twitter.com/FIREfinance/top100pfblogs. If you are on this list and not on our twitter list, give us a tweet and we will add you to the list.
  3. If you want to submit your site please check out our FAQ.

We hope you enjoyed this post. Our heartfelt thanks to personal finance bloggers for their honest feedback. We will continue to improve these rankings with your participation. Joyfully we bid adieu till the next update!

All Traffic Data - Last updated on Sat Feb 25 2012 05:16 PM Eastern Standard Time

Image Source(s): iStockPhoto

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