When I started Get Rich Slowly in 2006, I had no idea other money blogs existed. I’d been blogging about cats, computers, and comic books since 1997 — before blog was even a word! — and I thought my new venture might be the first blog about personal finance.
I was wrong.
I learned quickly that there were already dozens (dozens!) of people blogging about money on the interwebs. For instance:
- Harlan Landes was writing at Consumerism Commentary. He now runs the Plutus Foundation, a financial literacy non-profit.
- Jim Wang — a ginormous money nerd then, a ginormous money nerd now — was writing at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity. He now runs Wallet Hacks.
- John was writing at Free Money Finance (a front for selling Moose Tracks ice cream!). He now runs ESI Money.
- Ramit Sethi was writing at I Will Teach You to Be Rich. He still runs the site, but his focus has shifted from…