Congratulations to all winners! The winners of the 9th Annual Plutus Awards were announced on October 28, 2018.

Best Family Finance Blog presented by FamZoo
Chief Mom OfficerFinalists: Keep Thrifty | Mama Fish Saves | Marriage, Kids, and Money | Montana Money Adventures
Best New Personal Finance Book presented by Club Thrifty
The Year of Less
by Cait Flanders
Finalists: Get Money by Kristin Wong | How to Retire Early by Deacon Hayes | Rock Retirement by Roger Whitney | You’re a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero
Best Series: Blog, Podcast, or Video
Broke Millennial
On The Financial Diet
Finalists: Chief Mom Officer: Breadwinning, Six-Figure, Millionaire Women | Dumpster Dog Blog: Bad Grannies | Femme Frugality: Intersectional Money Series | She Picks Up Pennies: Money Wins
Best Retirement Blog presented by Roger Whitney
The Retirement ManifestoFinalists: Aging with Freedom | Make Smarter Decisions | Retirement Researcher | Social Security Intelligence
Best International Personal Finance Blog presented by MapleMoney
Half BankedFinalists: Jordon Cox | Mixed Up Money | Tawcan | The Escape Artist
Best Generation X or Baby Boomer Blog
Life ZemplifiedFinalists: Be Net Worthy | Boomer & Echo | Debt Free Divas | My Debt Epiphany
Best Millennial or Generation Z Blog
Bitches Get RichesFinalists: Dumpster Dog Blog | Fiery Millennials | Millennial Boss | Money After Graduation
Best Real Estate Blog
Bigger PocketsFinalists: Cashflow Kat | Coach Carson | Hipster Investments | Surviving the American Dream
Best Financial Planner Blog
Good Financial CentsFinalists: Hilary Hendershott | Kirk Chisholm | Retirement Answer Man | The Chicago Financial Planner
Best Multi-Author Blog or Co-Hosted Podcast
The Stacking Benjamins ShowFinalists: Choose FI | Debt Free Guys | FIRE Drill Podcast | The Fairer Cents
Best Use of Social Media presented by Mother of Marketing
Tiffany Aliche
The Budgetnista
Finalists: Dumpster Doggy (from Dumpster Dog Blog) | Erin Lowry | His and Her Money | Millionairess Mama
Community Builder Award
Harlan LandesFinalists: Jamila Souffrant | Nick True | Pete McPherson | Steve Stewart
Best Student Debt/Student Loan Blog presented by Financial Panther
The College InvestorFinalists: All She Saves | Beyond a Budget | Debt to Riches | Wise Mind Money
Best Freelancer/Contributor presented by bSolo
Emily Guy BirkenFinalists: Aja McClanahan | Eric Rosenberg | Holly Porter Johnson | Louis DeNicola
Best Investing Blog or Podcast presented by DollarSprout
Mad FientistFinalists: Minafi | Money for the Rest of Us | The College Investor | The Reformed Broker
Best Debt Freedom Blog presented by Monica Louie
Debt Free GuysFinalists: Debt to Riches | Hope and Cents | Jackie Beck | Prudence Debt Free
Best Personal Finance YouTube Channel presented by Penny Pinchin’ Mom
His and Her MoneyFinalists: Frugal Chic Life | Nick True | Stefanie O’Connell | The Financial Diet
Best Entrepreneurship/Side Hustle Blog or Podcast presented by Monica Louie
Side Hustle NationFinalists: Amanda Abella | Choose FI | Flea Market Flipper | Millennial Money Man
Best Finance Blog for Women presented by Women’s Money Talk
Bitches Get RichesFinalists: Bravely Go | Dumpster Dog Blog | She Picks Up Pennies | Women Who Money
Best Frugality Blog
She Picks Up PenniesFinalists: Club Thrifty | Saving Joyfully | The Frugal Convert | Yes, I Am Cheap
Best Financial Independence/Retire Early Blog or Podcast presented by WalletHacks
Choose FIFinalists: FIRE Drill Podcast | Mad Fientist | Millennial Money Man | Our Next Life
Best New Personal Finance Podcast
Popcorn FinanceFinalists: Financial Grownup | Financial Residency | Money Millhouse | The Fairer Cents
Best New Personal Finance Blog presented by Well Kept Wallet
Rich and RegularFinalists: Dollar Sprout | Doing Money Right | Victori Media | Xennial Blogger
Lifetime Achievement
Paula PantFinalists: Donna Freedman | Jeff Rose | Liz Weston | Tom Drake
Podcast of the Year presented by Steve Stewart
Afford AnythingFinalists: Bigger Pockets | Choose FI | Do You Even Blog | FIRE Drill Podcast | Her Money Matters | Journey to Launch | Mo’ Money Podcast | The Fairer Cents | The Money Nerds
Blog of the Year
Our Next LifeFinalists: Afford Anything | Bitches Get Riches | Club Thrifty | Dumpster Dog Blog | Frugal Woods | His and Her Money | Millennial Money Man | Physician on FIRE | The Financial Diet
Plutus Foundation Service Award
Crystal Hammond
People’s Choice
His and Her Money


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