Category Archives: Admin

Follow on Twitter for Popular Links

We’ve created an account on twitter, pfblogs_pop, that will provide you with an occasional link to a personal finance article on that readers have visited often. As you already know, you can view a rundown of the most popular … Continue reading

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Moving to a New Server

Increased instability at DreamHost, even after upgrading hardware, has forced us to move to a virtual dedicated server elsewhere. You should no longer have any problems accessing the website once the changes have fully propagated throughout the Internet. This … Continue reading

Posted in Admin | 2 Comments Financial Literacy Challenge at DonorsChoose

You may have noticed a conspicuous thermometer gracing the pages of and a number of personal finance blogs. This thermometer is measuring donations within a campaign to fund personal finance lessons in public schools. HC at One Big Mortarboard … Continue reading

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Server Stability

This weekend, our web host, DreamHost, moved as well as a number of other servers to a new location. Since that move, the fetching software has become unreliable. I’ve devised a temporary work-around until it is feasible to move … Continue reading

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New: Most Pages Are Cached Every 10 Minutes

The load on the server has been very high, so we have instituted a 10-minute cache on most pages on In most cases, you shouldn’t notice anything other than fewer server errors and hopefully a marked speed increase in … Continue reading

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Technical Difficulties

It seems that over the Thanksgiving holiday, we’ve been experiencing some technical difficulties. The fetching software hosted at MediaTemple has stopped functioning properly. I’m flying back in to town tomorrow, so I should be able to fix the issues over … Continue reading

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Stability in Fetching and Something New on the Horizon

DreamHost hosts the web server and database. I’ve been a customer of theirs since 2001, and the last two years or so have been rough. We’re sticking with them for now, but the fetching software will not run. The … Continue reading

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Advisory Panel: Getting This Party Started

I sent out the first email to those who expressed interest in the Advisory Panel. We could still use a few more voices, so if you’re interested (and you’ve been involved with the personal finance blogging community for a … Continue reading

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Expanding Real Estate and Investing Sections, New Server Added

I’d like to focus on expanding the real estate and investing sections of during the month of November. The real estate section can include blogs about the housing bubble, Realtors’ blogs, real estate investing, purchasing a home, etc.. In … Continue reading

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Pinging Temporarily Disabled

A change to the pinging programming is causing a problem, and I won’t be able to fix it until this evening. Until then, pinging is disabled. Feeds will still be fetched on the regular schedule. Update: Pinging service has returned, … Continue reading

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