The Investment Blog was started in May 2008, and was moved over from WordPress.com in 2010.
This is not a personal finance blog, so you won’t find articles on how to reduce credit card debt, or how to save money for retirement. There are thousands of other blogs out there for that. This blog is about investing (strategies, approaches, principles, economics, the markets).
This blog is also my way of filling a void on the internet. From my personal experience in attempting to interact with many investing & personal finance blogs out there, I was surprised to find that most are just interested in building a blog network & blog business (readership, traffic, article linking, & revenue), rather than genuinely being interested in sharing information on investing & economics with people!
I don’t care about increasing blog traffic, article linking, number of readers, and anything else that is not related to investing itself. I don’t want to be an author of a best selling personal finance book, I want to be a Warren Buffett! That is why you will rarely, if ever, find my blog listed on blogrolls or being named a “best of”, unless I become a more famous investor. That is also why I have very few sites that I will link to, and also why the only other site I agreed to contribute to was TSX Waggle, an online community and project by TMX Equicom (a subsidiary of the TMX Group Inc.).
I hope to provide investment perspective to the average investor, and help them become above average!
Some of my readers may wonder, why did I move the site to a new domain in 2010? It was all about themes and creative freedom. Many paid WordPress themes can better organize content visually , but also are not supported by the free WordPress. Therefore, I had to have a self-hosted blog. I later decided to place ads on the site so the blog can pay for its own self-hosting expenses. Hey, I’m an investor, of course it needs to pay for itself! 😛