The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards

By Ashley Jacobs on 31 August 2012 (Updated 28 August 2014) 0 comments
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The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards are in full swing! While voting for the People's Choice Award winner is still open, general voting has ended and the finalists in each category have been announced! A breakdown of the finalists are below, but if you are interested in casting your vote for the People's Choice Award winner, you can place your vote here! If your favorite blog isn't on the ballot yet, simply write it in. Voting ends on Thursday, September 6th so be sure to get your votes in ASAP. All winners will be announced at The Third Annual Plutus Awards Ceremony at the Financial Bloggers Conference in Denver on September 6th at 8:30 pm.

The finalists in each of the following categories will be reviewed by a panel of bloggers who will pick the winners for each category. I am excited to be representing Wise Bread on the first Plutus Awards Blogger Panel and Wise Bread is thrilled to be a finalist in the Best Multiple-Author Personal Finance Blog and Blog of the Year categories! Congratulations to all the finalists:

Best Frugality-Focused Personal Finance Blog

  • The Centsible Life
  • Frugal Confessions
  • Frugal Portland
  • Frugal Zeitgeist
  • Yes, I Am Cheap

Best Investing-Focused Personal Finance Blog

  • The College Investor
  • The Dividend Guy Blog
  • Dividend Ninja
  • Investor Junkie
  • Oblivious Investor

Best Religious Personal Finance Blog

  • Bible Money Matters
  • ChristianPF
  • Faith and Finance
  • KNS Financial
  • Money Help for Christians

Best Tax-Focused Personal Finance Blog

  • The Blunt Bean Counter
  • Don’t Mess With Taxes
  • JoeTaxpayer
  • TaxGirl
  • TaxProf Blog

Best Green / Sustainability Personal Finance Blog

  • diy Natural
  • My Zero Waste
  • Prairie Eco-Thrifter
  • Sustainable Life Blog
  • Sustainable Personal Finance

Best Personal Finance Blog for Retirement

  • Financial Mentor
  • Good Financial Cents
  • Mr. Money Mustache
  • Retire By 40
  • Retire Happy Blog

Best Personal Finance Blog for Young Adults

  • My University Money
  • Studenomics
  • 20s Finances
  • Young Adult Finances
  • Young and Thrifty

Best International Personal Finance Blog

  • Frugal Zeitgeist
  • Kylie Ofiu
  • The Miss Thrifty Blog
  • Monevator
  • Sterling Effort

Best Canadian Personal Finance Blog

  • Boomer and Echo
  • Canadian Finance Blog
  • Financial Highway
  • Modest Money
  • Young and Thrifty

Best Debt-Focused Personal Finance Blog

  • Debt Free Adventure
  • Enemy of Debt
  • Make Love Not Debt
  • Punch Debt in the Face
  • Yes, I Am Cheap

Best Designed Personal Finance Blog

  • Consumerism Commentary
  • Dividend Ninja
  • Punch Debt in the Face
  • So Over This
  • Thousandaire

Best New Personal Finance Blog

  • Modest Money
  • Money Life and More
  • Planting Money Seeds
  • 20s Finances
  • Wealthy Turtle

Best Single-Author Personal Finance Blog

  • Budgeting in the Fun Stuff
  • Budgets Are Sexy
  • Financial Samurai
  • Len Penzo
  • So Over This

Best Multiple-Author Personal Finance Blog

  • Enemy Of Debt
  • Free From Broke
  • Get Rich Slowly
  • Money Crashers
  • Wise Bread

Blog of the Year

  • Budgets Are Sexy
  • Consumerism Commentary
  • Financial Samurai
  • Free From Broke
  • Get Rich Slowly
  • Good Financial Cents
  • Len Penzo
  • Mr. Money Mustache
  • PT Money
  • Wise Bread

The Plutus Awards also recognizes products and services! Winners will be announced at the September 6th awards ceremony as well. Here are the finalists:

Best Savings or Money Market Account

  • Ally Bank Savings and Money Market
  • American Express Savings
  • ING Direct Orange Savings Account
  • USAA Banking
  • US Bank Banking

Best Checking or Transaction Account

  • Ally Bank Checking
  • Chase Checking
  • ING Direct Electric Orange Account
  • PerkStreet
  • USAA Banking

Best Banking Website

  • ingdirect.com
  • allybank.com
  • perkstreet.com
  • usaa.com
  • wellsfargo.com

Best Overall Bank

  • Ally Bank
  • ING Direct
  • PerkStreet
  • TD Canada Trust
  • USAA

Best Discount Brokerage

  • Charles Schwab
  • Fidelity
  • Scottrade
  • ShareBuilder
  • Vanguard

Best Credit Card

  • American Express Blue
  • American Express Starwood
  • Chase Freedom
  • Chase Saphirre Preferred
  • Discover More

Best Personal Finance Software — Desktop or Web

  • Adaptu
  • Mint
  • Mvelopes
  • Quicken
  • You Need A Budget

Best Personal Finance Software — Mobile

  • Adaptu
  • Mint
  • Personal Capital
  • USAA
  • You Need A Budget

Best Peer-to-Peer or Social Lending Service

  • Kiva
  • Lending Club
  • Propser

Once the winners have been announced, we will be sure to post an update!

 

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