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3 Ways To Prepare For A Personal Finance Blog

3 Ways To Prepare For A Personal Finance Blog

After 12 years of internal conflict and through trial and error, I finally decided to launch Frugal Asian Finance. While I might have missed out on ample time and opportunity to grow my blog, I have also learned a ton from just reading other blogs […]

Which Blogging Style Are You?

Which Blogging Style Are You?

After reading various blogs about personal finance (PF) for more than two years, I have noticed three different writing styles among individual bloggers. In this post, I will talk specifically about blogs owned and run by individual bloggers rather than commercial companies (i.e. The Penny Hoarder). […]

May 2017 Blog Traffic (2nd Month) – 11,014 Views

May 2017 Blog Traffic (2nd Month) – 11,014 Views

I can’t believe it’s been two months since I started blogging. With all the time I’ve dedicated to my blog (around 30 hours/week besides my 8-5 job) and how often I think about it, I feel like I’ve been blogging for half a year already. Blogging has affected […]

How Blogging Has Affected My Marriage

How Blogging Has Affected My Marriage

I started Frugal Asian Finance (FAF) on March 21, 2017 after 12 years of hesitation and self-doubt. I’ve been working on my blog every day early in the morning, late in the evenings, and on the weekends. I was surprised to get so much feedback […]

One Month Into Blogging – What’s It Like?

One Month Into Blogging – What’s It Like?

It’s been one month after I took the dive into blogging on March 21, 2017. I started Frugal Asian Finance after 12 years of hesitation, fear, and debate. I was afraid I’d lose momentum, that I’d run out of things to talk about, or that I’d be […]

Why I Started Blogging

Why I Started Blogging

Reading blogs I’m passionate about personal finance and saving money. Although this is a topic everyone and every family has to deal with it, it doesn’t come up often in our daily conversations. Finances are personal. It’s a taboo, and society tells us to just […]

What My Favorite Blogs Have in Common

What My Favorite Blogs Have in Common

One day I thought about why I follow the four blogs above despite a myriad of personal finance blogs out there. Below are the five main reasons: 1) They provide the numbers.  All four blogs publishes some sort of evidence that details and proves their frugality (i.e. […]

My 4 Favorite Personal Finance Blogs

My 4 Favorite Personal Finance Blogs

I can’t remember exactly when I started following personal finance blogs. I think it must have been more than two years ago. I did a lot of digging and reading to find the blogs that resonate with me and the bloggers I can relate to. […]

Blogging as a Side Business

Blogging as a Side Business

I have been following the blogs of many personal finance bloggers closely for almost two years. One thing that sticks with me is their persistence, sincerity, and life goals. They definitely gave me the inspiration to start my own website and focus specifically on personal […]

What held me back from starting a blog for 12 years

What held me back from starting a blog for 12 years

  I have attempted to start a blog for the longest time ever (~12 years ago). And I did. I have started writing on 2 private blogs and started 2 new public blogs websites which I deleted right away before I started this one. Below […]