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This week we are featuring the best in generational financial literacy via our finalists in the 11th Annual Plutus Awards, brought to you by Capital Group!
We’ve officially opened nominations for people’s choice which you can nominate someone for by going to putusawards.com/nominate/.
Trophy sponsorships are also still available! Here are the categories still available:
Best Current Events Content Related to Personal Finance
Best Generational Financial Literacy Content
Best International or Expat Finance Content
Best Real Estate Content
Best Traditional Retirement Content
Best Video Blogger or YouTube Channel
Check out the trophy sponsorship details here.
Catch up on this week’s episode of the Plutus Awards podcast where we feature Eugenie George. Eugenié George from The Money and Flow Podcast talks with Harlan Landes about adverse childhood experiences, ACE scores, and how these have an effect on people’s ability to implement sound financial strategies and take basic financial advice. Listen to the podcast here.
How I negotiated my rent down and saved over $100/month
“Ever wondered if it’s possible to negotiate your monthly rent down? I’m here to tell you that it is indeed a thing, and it can happen in different ways! Let me tell you my story.” – Pay Checks and Balances
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Extreme Frugality: Waste nothing edition.
“We took the second batch of apple rings from the dehydrator this morning. Made from windfall apples, they have a mildly sweet flavor that at first seemed bland.” – Surviving and Thriving
Umbrella Insurance and the Hidden Costs: A Good Idea after 50?
“Once you start exploring the many sides of financial security, one of the risk management options you may come across is ‘umbrella insurance’.” – Kirsten Edens
Emergency Funds: Everything You Need to Know About Them
“Let’s start with the basics. What are emergency funds for exactly? As the name might suggest, an emergency fund is meant to pay for financial emergencies. What kind of emergencies, you ask?” – Jessica Moorhouse
The Great Car Debate
“Long time readers will know one of the keys to my success was buying, and keeping, my 2005 Pontiac Vibe in 2011. I bought Levi with under 100,000 miles on him for $8,000 in cold hard cash after a deer annihilated my previous car.” – Fiery Millennials