Winners of the 6th Annual Plutus Awards

These winners were announced on September 19, 2015 at the 6th Annual Plutus Awards Ceremony at FinCon15.

Plutus Foundation Service Award | Winner: Kylie Travers
Kylie Travers

Best Deals and Bargains Blog | Winner: The Happy Housewife
The Happy Housewife
Finalists: Bargain Babe | Living on the Cheap | Money Saving Mom | Northern Cheapskate

Best Retirement-Focused Personal Finance Blog sponsored by Stocks for the Week | Winner: The Retirement Answer Man
Retirement Answer Man
Finalists: Financial Mentor, Our Next Life, Retire Before Dad, Retire Happy

Best Financial Independence Blog | Winner: Retire By 40
Retire Before 40
Finalists: 1500 Days to Freedom | Early Retirement Extreme | Financial Samurai | Go Curry Cracker

Best Military Finance Blog | Winner: The Military Wallet
The Military Wallet
Finalists: Budget Loving Military Wife | The Military Guide | Military Money Manual | Military Money Matters

Best Entrepreneurship Blog | Winner: Careful Cents
Careful Cents
Finalists: Afford Anything, Grant Baldwin, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, Side Hustle Nation

Best International Personal Finance Blog | Winner: Go Curry Cracker
Go Curry Cracker
Finalists: The Money Principle | No More Waffles | Reach Financial Independence | The Skint Dad Blog

Best Canadian Personal Finance Blog | Winner: Mo Money Mo Houses
Mo Money Mo Houses
Finalists: Blonde on a Budget, Canadian Budget Binder, Million Dollar Journey, Plunged in Debt

Best Frugality-Focused Personal Finance Blog | Winner: I Am That Lady
I Am That Lady
Finalists: | Frugalwoods | I Pick Up Pennies | Mr. Money Mustache

Best Debt-Focused Personal Finance Blog sponsored by eCredable | Winner: Dear Debt
Dear Debt
Finalists: The Debt Myth | Enemy of Debt | MoneyPlanSOS | Well Kept Wallet

Best Investing-Focused Personal Finance Blog sponsored by TradeKing | Winner: Investor Junkie
Investor Junkie
Finalists: The College Investor | Dividend Mantra | Rick Ferri | Value Walk

Best Financial Planner Blog | Winner: Mom and Dad Money
Mom and Dad Money
Finalists: Financially Wise Women | Gen Y Planning | Good Financial Cents | Nerd’s Eye View

Best Contributor/Freelancer for Personal Finance | Winner: Holly Porter Johnson
Club Thrifty
Finalists: Zina Kumok | Melanie Lockert | Miranda Marquit | Jason Steele

Best Personal Finance Podcast | Winner: Martinis and Your Money Podcast
Martinis and Your Money
Finalists: Bigger Pockets | Listen Money Matters | Money Girl Podcast | So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

Best Video/Multimedia Production for Personal Finance | Winner: Budget and the Beach TV
Budget and the Beach TV
Finalists: Awkward Money Chat | His and Her Money | Money Mastermind Show | Young Finances TV

Best Educational Resource for Personal Finance | Winner: Live Richer Challenge
Live Richer Chellenge
Finalists: $5 Meal Plan | Mindful Budgeting | Write a Blog People Will Read | You Deserve More

Best New Personal Finance Book | Winner: Gold Diggers and Deadbeat Dads by Valerie Rind
Gold Diggers and Deadbeat Dads

Finalists: The Broke and Beautiful Life by Stefanie O’Connell | One Bed, One Bank Account by Derek and Carrie Olson | The One-Page Financial Plan by Carl Richards | Rich Bitch by Nicole Lapin

Best Collaborative Project for Personal Finance | Winner: Phroogal’s Road to Financial Wellness 2015
Road to Financial Wellness
Finalists: The Color of Money | Money Mastermind Show | Personal Finance Syndication Network | Rockstar Finance

Best Designed Personal Finance Blog | Winner: Financial Mentor
Financial Mentor
Finalists: The College Investor | The Empowered Dollar | | Money After Graduation

Best New Personal Finance Blog sponsored by QuinStreet, Inc. | Winner: FinanceGirl
Finalists: Bright Cents | Even Steven Money | Money Peach | Peer Finance 101

Best Personal Finance Blog for Millennials | Winner: Making Sense of Cents
Making Sense of Cents
Finalists: Amanda Abella | The Broke and Beautiful Life | Teens Got Cents | Young And Thrifty

Best Family-Focused Personal Finance Blog | Winner: $5 Dinners
$5 Dinners
Finalists: Budget Blonde | The Centsible Life | Our Freaking Budget | What Mommy Does

Best Personal Finance Blog for Women | Winner: Smart Money Chicks
Smart Money Chicks
Finalists: FinanceGirl | Financially Wise Women | Frugal Beautiful | Girls Just Wanna Have Funds

Lifetime Achievement | Winner: Philip Taylor
PT Money
Finalists: FrugalTrader | J. Money | Miranda Marquit | Jeff Rose

BLOG OF THE YEAR | Winner: The Penny Hoarder
The Penny Hoarder
Finalists: Afford Anything | The Broke and Beautiful Life | Frugalwoods | I Am That Lady | Making Sense of Cents | Money for the Rest of Us | My Fab Finance | Seed Time | Wealthy Single Mommy

People’s Choice sponsored by AccountLancer | Winner: Money Peach
Money Peach

Best Checking Account | Winner: Capital One 360 Checking
Capital One 360
Finalists: Ally Bank, Charles Schwab High Yield Checking, Simple Bank, USAA

Best Savings Account | Winner: Capital One 360 Savings Account
Capital One 360
Finalists: Ally,, SmartyPig, Tangerine TFSA

Best Bank Website | Winner: Ally Bank
Ally Bank
Finalists: USAA, Chase, Capital One 360, SmartyPig

Best Overall Bank | Winner: Ally Bank
Ally Bank
Finalists: Capital One 360, Chase, Navy Federal Credit Union, USAA

Best Online Brokerage | Winner: Vanguard
Finalists: Betterment, Fidelity, Loyal3, Scottrade

Best Financial Advisory/Management App | Winner: Personal Capital
Personal Capital
Finalists: Betterment, Mint, Moven, You Need a Budget

Best Use of Social Media By a Brand | Winner: Experian
Finalists: AmericanExpress, Go Banking Rates, SmartAsset, Tangerine

Best Corporate Blog | Winner: H&R Block
H&R Block
Finalists: Betterment, Experian, Personal Capital, Vanguard

Best Coupon App | Winner: RetailMeNot
Retail Me Not
Finalists: Favado, Groupon, Ibotta, ReceiptHog

Best P2P Lending Platform | Winner: LendingClub
Lending Club
Finalists: Grouplend, Kiva, Prosper, Wealthsimple

Best Fundraising Platform | Winner: Kickstarter
Finalists: Crowdrise, DonorsChoose, GoFundMe, Indiegogo

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