Plutus Awards

Congratulations to 2009 Plutus Award Finalists

We solicited nominations from the personal finance blogging community, including writers and readers, to determine the finalists in these categories. On Wednesday, February 24, 2010 voting will begin here at The Plutus Awards. Anyone will have the opportunity to vote for the winner from among these finalists. Winners of the “blogging” categories will receive gift packages provided by sponsors for each award.

If you are a finalists, please feel free to let your community know about the Plutus Awards and the voting process.

Congratulations to all finalists.

Plutus Awards 2009 Finalist

Best Savings/Money Market Account

  • Ally Bank Online Savings Account
  • American Express Personal Savings
  • ING Direct Online Savings Account
  • FNBO Direct Online Savings Account
  • SmartyPig

Best Checking/Transaction Account

  • Chase Checking
  • ING Direct Electric Orange
  • Schwab Bank High-Yield Investor Checking
  • USAA Free Checking

Best Banking Website

Best Overall Bank

  • Ally Bank
  • Bank of America
  • BB&T
  • ING Direct
  • USAA

Best Discount Brokerage

  • Charles Schwab
  • E*TRADE
  • Scottrade
  • Sharebuilder
  • Tradeking

Best Credit Card

  • Blue from American Express
  • Chase Amazon.com Visa
  • Discover More Card
  • Schwab Bank Invest First Platinum Visa
  • USAA World MasterCard

Best Personal Finance Management Software

  • Mint
  • MoneyStrands
  • Quicken (Desktop)
  • Quicken Online
  • Thrive

Best Budgeting Software

  • Budget Pulse
  • Mint
  • Mvelopes
  • Quicken
  • You Need a Budget

Best Tax Filing Software

  • TaxACT
  • TaxCut
  • TaxSlayer
  • TaxWorks
  • TurboTax

Best Peer-to-Peer/Social/Micro Lending Service

  • Kiva
  • Lending Club
  • Prosper
  • Virgin Money

Best Mobile Personal Finance Application

  • Evernote
  • Mint
  • MoneyStrands
  • Pageonce
  • Quicken Mobile

Best New Personal Finance Book

  • 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget, by The Writers of Wise Bread
  • 397 Ways To Save Money, by Kerry K. Taylor
  • The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even The Toughest Times, by Jean Chatzky
  • I Will Teach You To Be Rich, by Ramit Sethi
  • Stop Acting Rich: …And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire, by Thomas J. Stanley

Best New Personal Finance Blog

Best New Personal Finance e-Book

Best Economics Blog

Best Investing Blog

Best Debt Blog

Best Frugality Blog

Best Deals and Bargains Blog

Best Tax Blog

Best Religious Finance Blog

Best Canadian Personal Finance Blog

Best International Personal Finance Blog

Best Personal Finance Blog for Teens or College Students

Best Personal Finance Blog for Generation Y or X

Best Personal Finance Blog for Careers

Best Personal Finance Blog for Entrepreneurs

Best Personal Finance Blog for Retirement

Best Personal Finance Podcast

Best Multi-Part Series

Best Microblog

Most Humorous Personal Finance Blog

Most Controversial Personal Finance Blog

Best Written Personal Finance Blog

Best Designed Personal Finance Blog

Best-Kept Secret Personal Finance Blog

Best Non-Collaborative General Personal Finance Blog

Best Collaborative General Personal Finance Blog

Blog of the Year

Lifetime Achievement Award

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