Plutus Awards Finalists: Product and Service Categories

Plutus Awards Finalists

While we often focus on the New Media portion of the Plutus Awards, it’s important to remember that we wouldn’t have nearly as much to blog about if it weren’t for the products and services that make financial management easier for consumers to improve their situations.

We don’t announce product and service category winners live on stage, but we do recognize them. These are the companies that independent bloggers feel contribute to the space, and help consumers. Here are the product and service category finalists for the Fifth Annual Plutus Awards:

Best Savings Account

Ally Bank
American Express Savings
Capital One 360
Tangerine
USAA

Best Checking Account

Ally Bank
Capital One 360
Simple
Tangerine
USAA

Best Bank Web Site

Ally Bank
Capital One 360
Simple
Tangerine
USAA

Best Overall Bank

Capital One 360
Chase
Simple
Tangerine
USAA

Best Online Brokerage

Fidelity
Questrade
Schwab
Scottrade
Vanguard

Best Credit Card

Barclay Arrival
Chase Freedom
Chase Sapphire
Chase Southwest
Scotiabank Momentum VISA Infinite Card

Best Financial Advisory App

Betterment
Credit Karma
eCredable
Mint
Ready For Zero

Best Financial Management App

Mint
Money Dance
Personal Capital
Ready For Zero
You Need a Budget

Best Coupon App

Amazon Price Check
Coupon Sherpa
Favado
Ibotta
RetailMeNot

Best P2P Lending Platform

KivaZip
Lending Club
Lending Tree
Prosper

Best Fundraising Platform

CircleUp
GiveForward
GoFundMe
Indiegogo
Kickstarter

Best Personal Finance Book

The $1,000 Challenge by Brian O’Connor
Confessions of a Professional Blogger by Miranda Marquit
The Economy of You by Kimberly Palmer
Smartcuts by Shane Snow
When She Makes More by Farnoosh Torabi

Best Use of Social Media by a Brand

Ally
Bankrate
Experian
Go Banking Rates
Phroogal

Best Corporate Blog

Block Talk by H&R Block
COUNTRY Financial Security Blog
Coupon Pal Blog
Mint.com Blog
Ready for Zero Blog

Congratulations on your recognition by the independent blogging community. If you are so inclined, you can use the following code to embed a finalist badge.

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