6th Annual Plutus Awards Finalists

Congratulations to the 6th Annual Plutus Awards Finalists!

Best Deals and Bargains Blog

Bargain Babe | The Happy Housewife | Living on the Cheap | Money Saving Mom | Northern Cheapskate

Best Canadian Personal Finance Blog

Blonde on a Budget | Canadian Budget Binder | Million Dollar Journey | Mo Money Mo Houses | Plunged in Debt

Best Collaborative Project for Personal Finance

The Color of Money | Money Mastermind Show | Personal Finance Syndication Network | Road to Financial Wellness 2015 | Rockstar Finance

Best Contributor/Freelancer for Personal Finance

Holly Porter Johnson | Zina Kumok | Melanie Lockert | Miranda Marquit | Jason Steele

Best Debt-Focused Personal Finance Blog sponsored by eCredable

Dear Debt | The Debt Myth | Enemy of Debt | MoneyPlanSOS | Well Kept Wallet

Best Designed Personal Finance Blog

The College Investor | Empowered Dollar | Farnoosh | Financial Mentor | Money After Graduation

Best Educational Resource for Personal Finance

$5 Meal Plan | Live Richer Challenge | Mindful Budgeting | Write a Blog People Will Read | You Deserve More

Best Entrepreneurship Blog

Afford Anything | Careful Cents | Grant Baldwin | I Will Teach You to Be Rich | Side Hustle Nation

Best Family-Focused Personal Finance Blog

$5 Dinners | Budget Blonde | The Centsible Life | Our Freaking Budget | What Mommy Does

Best Financial Independence Blog

1500 Days | Early Retirement Extreme | Financial Samurai | Go Curry Cracker | Retire By 40

Best Financial Planner Blog

Financially Wise Women | Gen Y Planning | Good Financial Cents | Mom and Dad Money |Nerd’s Eye View

Best Frugality-Focused Personal Finance Blog

Frugaling.org | Frugal Woods | I Am That Lady | I Pick Up Pennies | Mr. Money Mustache

Best International Personal Finance Blog

Go Curry Cracker | The Money Principle | No More Waffles | Reach Financial Independence | The Skint Dad Blog

Best Investing-Focused Personal Finance Blog sponsored by TradeKing

The College Investor | Dividend Mantra | Investor Junkie | Rick Ferri| Value Walk

Best Military Finance Blog

Budget Loving Military Wife | The Military Guide | Military Money Manual | Military Money Matters | The Military Wallet

Best New Personal Finance Blog sponsored by QuinStreet, Inc.

Bright Cents | Even Steven Money | Financegirl | Money Peach | Peer Finance 101

Best New Personal Finance Book

The Broke and Beautiful Life by Stefanie O’Connell | Gold Diggers and Deadbeat Dads by Valerie Rind | One Bed, One Bank Account by Derek Olsen and Carrie Olsen | The One-Page Financial Plan by Carl Richards | Rich Bitch by Nicole Lapin

Best Personal Finance Blog for Millennials

Amanda Abella | The Broke and Beautiful Life | Making Sense of Cents | Teens Got Cents | Young And Thrifty

Best Personal Finance Blog for Women

Financegirl | Financially Wise Women | Frugal Beautiful | Girls Just Wanna Have Funds | Smart Money Chicks

Best Personal Finance Podcast

Bigger Pockets | Listen Money Matters | Martinis and Your Money Podcast | Money Girl Podcast | So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

Best Retirement-Focused Personal Finance Blog sponsored by Stocks For the Week

Financial Mentor | Our Next Life | Retire Happy | Retire Before Dad | The Retirement Answer Man

Best Video/Multimedia Production for Personal Finance

Awkward Money Chat | Budget and the Beach TV | His & Her Money | Money Mastermind Show | Young Finances TV

Lifetime Achievement

FrugalTrader | Miranda Marquit | J. Money | Jeff Rose | Philip Taylor


Afford Anything | Broke and Beautiful Life | Frugal Woods | The Penny Hoarder | I Am That Lady | Making Sense of Cents | Money for the Rest of Us | My Fab Finance | Seed Time | WealthySingleMommy

Plutus Foundation Service Award

Winner will be announced on September 19.

People’s Choice sponsored by AccountLancer

Winner will be announced on September 19.

Best Checking Account

Ally Bank Checking | Capital One 360 Checking | Charles Schwab High Yield Checking | Simple Bank Checking | USAA Checking

Best Financial Advisory/Management App

Betterment | Mint | Moven | Personal Capital | You Need a Budget

Best Overall Bank

Ally Bank | Capital One 360 | Chase | Navy Federal Credit Union | USAA

Best Savings Account

Ally Bank Savings | Capital One 360 Savings | Digit.co | SmartyPig | Tangerine TFSA

Best Bank Website

Ally Bank | Capital One 360 | Chase Bank | SmartyPig | USAA

Best Online Brokerage

Betterment | Fidelity | Loyal3 | Scottrade | Vanguard

Best Use of Social Media By a Financial Company

AmericanExpress | Go Banking Rates | Experian | SmartAsset | Tangerine

Best Financial Corporate Blog

Betterment | Experian | H&R Block | Personal Capital | Vanguard

Best Coupon App

Favado | Groupon | Ibotta | ReceiptHog | RetailMeNot

Best P2P Lending Platform

Grouplend | Kiva | LendingClub | Prosper | Wealthsimple

Best Fundraising Platform

Crowdrise | DonorsChoose | GoFundMe | Indiegogo | Kickstarter