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Wall Street Journal Publishes Roundup of Social Personal Finance Sites

Link to WSJ article If you are interested in online personal finance, you'll want to read tomorrow's feature by the Wall Street Journal's Jane Kim, Managing Your Money in Public View (here). It's an accurate and almost entirely positive story that includes interviews from four satisfied users: two from Wesabe* and one each from Geezeo and Buxfer

Wesabe definitely gets top billing, as it should as the leader in the space. In addition to Geezeo and Buxfer, the article also mentions BillMonk/Obopay, Zecco, NetWorthIQ, and two new stock-trading-oriented social sites, TradeKing and Covestor. The only major omission is Mint, not because they were overlooked, but because they are not yet public. See here for our previous coverage of online personal finance.  

The market-size forecast cited is from the latest Online Banking Report, Social Personal Finance (discussed here and here).

One side note that I found interesting: The article included a disclosure that the paper's parent, Dow Jones, is working on a personal-finance site with IAC/Interactive Corp, parent of LendingTree, GetSmart, mortgage lender and It will be very interesting to see what comes out of that effort.

*Wesabe was on top of this story, posting it to their blog earlier this evening.