Top 100 Blogs for Personal Finance Fanatics

Whew!  Writing this post was exhausting!best personal finance blogs

When I first set out to create the ultimate list of personal finance blogs (The WT 100) I figured the entire list would contain maybe 50 blogs.  But as I started jotting down the names of each of my “must read” blogs I realized there was no way I could trim it down to just fifty.

In fact, I had a heck of a time trying to cut it down to 100!  Seriously, I could easily have expanded to 125 or 150, but you’ve got to draw the line somewhere.

There are so many great personal finance blogs out there and I know some really good ones just missed the cutoff.  Those last few choices were not easy!

What Makes These the Best of the Best?

Each of the personal finance blogs listed below stands for one or more of the following principles…

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Frugality. I tend to write more about increasing income than cutting expenses, but I’m always on the lookout for new ways to save money.  Some blogs write almost exclusively about living the frugal lifestyle while others sprinkle it in with many other personal finance topics, such as…

Investing.  Saving money is great but to me you have to get your money working for you if you really want to build wealth.  I love reading about different investment ideas, especially when it comes to stocks that pay dividends.  Dividend investing is part of my master plan to quit my day job and focus on passive income streams.  The other key to that plan is…

Entrepreneurship.  Some people are perfectly happy being an employee and earning a steady paycheck and there’s nothing wrong with that.  But I was bitten by the entrepreneurship bug when I was young and I long to be my own boss.  Many of the blogs below talk about freelancing, self-employment, and quitting your day job.  Of course, it’s also important to maintain a…

Work-Life Balance.  This is an especially important theme for me.  Working hard and making money is great, but money is only a means to an end.  What’s your end? Mine is my family…I want to gain financial independence so I can have the freedom to spend more time with my family and enjoy life.

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Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs

Twitter Handle
20's Finances
Afford Anything
Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance
Beat the 9 to 5
Bible Money Matters
Blond on a Budget
Boomer and Echo
Broke Millennial
Budget Blonde
Budgeting in the Fun Stuff
Budgets Are Sexy
Canadian Finance Blog
Cash Money Life
Christian Personal Finance
Club Thrifty
Consumerism Commentary
Couple Money
Credit Sesame
Cult of Money
Darwin's Money
Dividend Ninja
Dough Roller
Enemy of Debt
Eventual Millionaire
Extra Money Blog
Financial Highway
Financial Mentor
Financial Samurai
Five Cent Nickel
Free From Broke
Free Money Finance
Frugal Beautiful
Frugal Confessions
Frugal Rules
Generation X Finance
Get Rich Slowly
Girls Just Wanna Have Funds
Good Financial Cents
I Will Teach You to be Rich
Investor Junkie
Joe Taxpayer
KNS Financial
Kylie Ofiu
L Bee and the Money Tree
Leaving Work Behind
Len Penzo
Making Sense of Cents
Man vs Debt
Might Bargain Hunter
Modest Money
Mom's Plans
Money Crashers
Money Saving Enthusiast
Money Smart Life
Money Talks News
Money Life and More
Monica on Money
Mr Money Mustache
My Journey to Millions
My Persoanl Finance Journey
My University Money
My Wife Quit Her Job
Narrow Bridge Finance
Novel Investor
Oblivious Investor
One Cent at a Time
Out of Your Rut
Personal Finance Journey
Planting Money Seeds
Prairie Eco-Thrifter
PT Money
Punch Debt in the Face
Retire by 40
Retire Happy
See Debt Run
Sense to Save
Single Mom's Income
Smart on Money
Smart Passive Income
Surviving and Thriving
Sustainable Personal Finance
The Broke and Beautiful Life
The Centsible Life
The College Investor
The Dividend Guy
The Financial Blogger
The Frugal Model
The Simple Dollar
Vanessa's Money
Wealth Informatics
Wealth Pilgrim
Yes I Am Cheap
Your Finances Simplified

Please Take a Moment to Spread the Word

It took me a lot longer than you’d think to pull this list together and I hope you find it useful.  I would really appreciate it if you would take a moment to share it with your friends and followers.

Please use the buttons on the left to share the list and if you link back to the list on your site make sure you let me know!

Finally, if I didn’t include your blog in the WT 100, leave a comment and let me know why it should be featured next time around!  :)

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Mike is a freelance writer and blogger who specializes in finance and parenting topics. He is a dedicated husband and father of three who is obsessed with creating multiple streams of income and building wealth so he can achieve true financial freedom for his family. Like what you're reading? Subscribe to our free RSS feed and follow us on Twitter.

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  1. Wow, great list, and several I’ve never heard of on here – thanks for putting this together, Mike!

  2. Great list, Mike…and thanks for including Enemy Of Debt!

  3. Great list! Thanks for including my site as well :)

  4. Thanks for the inclusion!

  5. Great list!

    I follow many here as a newbie and hope that I can make it on your list in 2014. ;)

    The Warrior

  6. That’s quite the list Mike, thanks so much for including Frugal Rules – I really appreciate it!

  7. Wow! Awesome list, there’s some here I haven’t seen yet. I always found my blog roll would get out of control each time I tried to update. So many great PF blogs out there.

  8. Mike, I’m honored to be included! Thank you so much for including my website. I’m going to make sure to check them all out!

  9. Hi Mike – From one New Jerseyite to another! (OK, I’m in Georgia these days, but ya’ know…) I’m humbled that my site is included on your list, especially since I devote most of my time to writing for other sites! I’ll have to do a similar list and return the favor.

  10. Great list Mike! You have some quality bloggers/sites on this list.

  11. Thanks for the shout out, what a great list. It’s crazy how many amazing sites are out there! I can’t wait to check out some of these that I don’t know!

  12. Good list! Need to go through the ones I am unfamiliar with.

  13. This is a fantastic list! Thank you including me and for taking the time to compile it.

  14. Dang Mike. This is an exhaustive list. It might be time to update my RSS reader. Thanks for putting this together.

  15. Thanks for including me. : )

  16. Thanks for including our site! Quite an honour!

  17. Thanks much for including me in this list! It took me a couple days to find it, but it is a great list indeed! Very honored to be included!

  18. Thanks for the inclusion, Mike!

  19. Great list. I focus on taxes, but they must be integrated into an overall financial plan so I follow a lot of these fellow bloggers.

  20. Great list! Sad the SALT Blog didn’t make the cut, but that won’t stop us from sharing this link out with our readers! Appreciate good work, regardless.

  21. From yet another Jersey blogger: Thank you for including me.
    (Okay, so I live in Alaska now. I was born in New Jersey and lived there for the first 18 years of my life, and then off and on until age 26.)

  22. Great list, I have received motivation and awesome content from many of these blogs. I can only imagine how long it took to put this post together, great job Mike.

  23. Mike, since you asked, we’d love you to check out The Enlightened Investor for your next list.

  24. This is a great list, Mike! Thank you for including my site. Us NJ bloggers have to stick together! ;-)

  25. Hi Mike, I just now had the pleasure of reading your list. I’m a little late to the game, but better late than never! I appreciate the time it must have taken you to put something like this together. I also run a personal finance blog at Sweet Little Treats ( where I talk about budgeting and my journey to pay off my debt. Hopefully you like what you see and consider me next time. :)


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