100th Post Anniversary – And Our 25 Favorite Personal Finance Posts Q1 2011

by Broke Professional on March 11, 2011 · 15 comments

You may notice from our one day “header” redesign that today is a cause for celebration!  It is our 100th Post!  When we started broke professionals we knew nothing about blogging other than we loved reading personal finance blogs.

In the 3 short months since then our blog has really grown and we are so thankful to all of our readers, who are always so willing to contribute to the site, spread the word, and reach out to us via email.  We have a milestone in our personal lives upcoming as well, as soon we will be closing on our first home.  We still have a ton of debt (actually more on the way now), but we are going to keep trying to pay it down.  Thanks for joining us on the journey, we’re certainly not going to run out of ideas any time soon.

We thought it would be nice for our 1ooth post to highlight our 25 favorite personal finance posts from other sites thus far in the first quarter of 2011. So, here they are.

1. The Simple DollarIs A College Degree A Piece of Paper….or Something More?

2. SquirrelersSaving is Great, But Don’t Forget to Make Money Too!

3. Money Cone: Had You Bought Google Shares Instead of Google Products

4. Get Rich Slowly – The Power of Patience

5. PT MoneyStart a Business with no Money: Want it Bad Enough?

6. Prairie Eco ThrifterAnatomy of the Financially Savvy Brain, part 1

7. Darwin’s MoneySwing a Salary Increase By Threatening to Leave? Beware, You’re Fired Within 18 Months

8. Free From BrokeWays a Bigger House is More Expensive (Besides the Mortgage)

9. Five Cent Nickel – Adjusting to an Increase in Income

10. Moms Plans 7 Ways Your Freezer Can Save You Money at the Grocery Store

11. Everyday Tips and ThoughtsTrading One Vice For Another (But in a Good Way)

12. KNS Financial (Faithful With a Few)Payroll Tax Holiday

13. Money Ning20 Personal Finance Tips to Teach Your Kids and Yourself

14. Financial SamuraiDiverse Interests Create Diverse Income Streams

15. Boomer and Echo: What Does Wealth Mean to You?

16. Budgeting in the Fun StuffWant to Buy My Site for $28,278?

17. Retire by 40Dad’s Retirement

18. Bible Money MattersStockpiling and Buying in Bulk: Positives and Drawbacks

19. Frugal Dad10 Side Hustles to Keep the Wolf From Your Door

20. The Financial BloggerWhat Newbies Should Know About Making Money Online

21. Wise Bread4 Deadly Mistakes You Must Avoid to Follow Your Dreams

22. Couple Money – How Much Debt Have We Paid Off?

23. 101 CentavosWhy You Need to Answer Your Voicemail

24. Sustainable Personal FinanceBuying a Home

25. Sweating the Big Stuff The $1 Rule

{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

1 101 Centavos March 11, 2011 at 11:43 pm

Happy anniversary. That’s a great milestone.
Thanks for the mention, I seem to be in good company.


2 Mr. Broke Professional March 12, 2011 at 12:00 am

You are in the best company I can hand select anyway, lol.


3 Echo March 11, 2011 at 11:45 pm

Congrats on your 100th post, you guys sure got there fast! I like your header redesign, it looks better than the black.

Thanks very much for the mention, I feel selfish now that I highlighted our own articles in a “Best Of” for our 100th post 😉

Have a great weekend!


4 Mr. Broke Professional March 12, 2011 at 12:00 am

The fact that we update daily and sometimes more sped us along pretty quick. We didn’t count non-substantive posts, or else this would have been our 130th post. Little mini posts linking back to guest posts at other sites, etc., seemed cheap to count and do not go into our archives. Header is going after today.


5 Crystal March 12, 2011 at 12:09 am

Thanks for the mention!


6 Squirrelers March 12, 2011 at 12:21 am

Nice milestone, and nice roundup. Glad to be a part of it!


7 Financial Samurai March 12, 2011 at 1:03 am

Nice header change! Brighter. Congrats on post 100!


8 Mr. Broke Professional March 12, 2011 at 10:22 am

I’m getting nervous now, this is the second time someone has commented that our regular header is too dark. I think the current one is a little to happy for a blog about getting out of six figures in student loan debt. I may need a header redesign.


9 Mr. Broke Professional March 13, 2011 at 12:09 am

We changed it again, hopefully this one is good for a long time.


10 Sustainable PF March 12, 2011 at 6:34 pm

Thanks for the mention BP


11 Mr. Broke Professional March 13, 2011 at 12:08 am

Keep up the awesome work SPF!


12 Khaleef @ KNS Financial March 12, 2011 at 9:54 pm

You guys have blown up in this short time! You definitely put out quality material and come up with very creative ideas!


13 Mr. Broke Professional March 13, 2011 at 12:03 am

Thanks a lot Khaleef, as you know we enjoy all your work very much.


14 Miss T @ Prairie Eco-Thrifter March 14, 2011 at 9:13 am

Congrats. It is time to celebrate if you have stuck with blogging regularly this long. What a great idea for your post and thanks for including one of my articles. I agree with Khaleef too. You have done an excellent job in such a short time and your articles are top notch.


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