MightyBargainHunter.com provides interesting tips on finance, saving, spending, and bargains. And who doesn’t like a good bargain blog? As mentioned in the tagline, this blog is about more than just bargains, though. Other categories discussed include banking news, debt reduction, frugal living, investing, real estate, green living, personal finance, and making money.
The Mighty Bargain Hunter, otherwise known as MBH, is a rather elusive fellow — try as I might, I was unable to find any information about him. Anonymity aside, he (I determined this after reading that he had a wife) posts every few days on a new topic. He seems to follow financial news very closely, so if that’s something that interests you, be sure to check out his thoughts each week.
Most of MBH’s posts are lengthy, so if you’re looking for a quick read, check out the bullet points — these generally highlight the most important information in each entry. Also, every Sunday, he posts a “Roundup” for the previous week, sharing blog posts from Money Blog Network and other blogs in his RSS reader.
Although the posts are well-written and generally quite interesting, I don’t think the information is always relevant to readers. I would like to see fewer posts about what MBH bought on eBay or at a yard sale (these types of entries are quite numerous) and more that are universal enough to apply to everyone’s frugal lifestyle.
If you really love eBay, estate sales, and yard sales, MBH has some interesting inside tricks and tips. He even has a four-part (maybe more to come) series on how to make money with an eBay store.
I also thought the MBH blog is a little cluttered — wall-to-wall text with very little breathing room. Granted, there’s a ton of information included in this blog, but the design could definitely benefit from some more white space and simpler navigation. Try not to be distracted by the color-coordinated Google ads on the left.
One thing I really liked about Mighty Bargain Hunter is the wealth (no pun intended) of worthwhile links to personal finance blogs, frugal living blogs, investing blogs, and debt reduction blogs. It’s quite obvious that MBH is an avid finance reader and does his homework on behalf of his own readers.
In addition, MBH provides the disclaimer that the advice presented on the blog is not to be construed as personalized advice. He recommends seeking professional advisers to address individual needs. It appears that he will occasionally answer e-mails and questions from his readers in the blog, so if you plan to ask MBH a question, keep the aforementioned disclaimer in mind.
Lastly, you can subscribe for a weekly e-mail “feed digest” and receive MBH info directly. If you look under the “Features” section, you’ll also find links to the Catacombs, which offer free bargain hunting articles, as well as links to the Carnival of Debt Reduction and MyPoints. If you have the time to read and explore Mighty Bargain Hunter, there’s plenty of valuable information to be found. Get hunting!
(via frugal underground)