Back on November 15th 2006, I was creating my very first post (not much to say about it! Hahaha!). It has now been 3 action-packed years since then. I have been waking up in the bus with my laptop under my arm early in the morning 5 days a week. While most people read or sleep, I open my little plastic case and my fingers dance on the keyboard, at times as fast as a cheetah going for its prey.
I first started this blog in order to share my passion about finance and to improve my English writing skills. Since then, my priorities toward the blog have grown as it is now part of my website company. The purpose of this blog will always remain: talking about money, opening our minds to the marvellous world of finance without limits and having fun!
In 2009, I wrote a few posts that I really like such as:
- Making a 6 figure income at the age of 28
- My series on sources of passive income
- Best stocks of 2009 contest
The blog also has grown with the help of many other bloggers. Here’s a big thank you to the following:
Mike from Four Pillars
SVB from The Digerati Life
Those are the “five pillars” that help me in my day-to-day adventure as a blogger.
I would also like to give a special mention to Richard Handcock, Primerica agent. While I will never work for this company, Richard was kind enough to share his perspective on this long debated topic over The Financial Blogger. He is the living proof that the company doesn’t make the advisor. There good and bad advisors everywhere. Richard is surely part of the 1st category.
Since I purchased Gather Little by Little a few months ago, I have also discovered a whole new world of great blogs. Here’s a few of them:
This guy impresses me with the originality of his posts. He has the capacity of writing long and well thought out posts.
I have learned a lot from the guy behind the blog by reading about his quality advice on how to manage a blog and make it prosper. Definitely a star Blogger according to me!
This frugal dad always comes up with nice writing about how to save money. While being frugal is still a huge challenge for me, he is an inspiration.
Peter not only writes about personal finance but he is doing some great logos for websites as well! I particularly appreciate his practical way of presenting financial concepts and how you can apply them in a simple manner to your daily life.
This is another great Blogger who had a lot of success in 2009. As a fellow CFP, I can appreciate his effort to provide quality financial planning content to his readers.
Alright, enough with the Blogger link love and here comes the giveaway to thank the most important part of my blog: Loyal readers!
2nd prize: $50 gift card at Amazon
3rd prize: $25 gift card at Amazon
#1 sign up for the free trading lessons course and forward me your confirmation email at thefinancialblogger at gmail dot com. This is 100% free and there are no other subscription scam attached to it, promise!
#2 leave a comment saying what you would like to see in 2010 on The Financial Blogger
#3 register to my new mailing list (on the top right of the blog)
Winners will be announced on Friday December 11th so you can get your prize before Christmas!
The Financial Blogger has now become bigger and better in 2009 and I hope it will continue to grow in the upcoming years. One thing is for sure, if I can do it, it will be because of you; my loyal readers! I have always wanted and dreamed of earning a living from my writing. Having thought it was not really possible since writing books has not become the Klondike for many people. But now, I am seeing a window of opportunity through this blog… it is truly an AMAZING feeling!
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