Press Release: 11th Annual Plutus Awards Announces Finalists

Finalists for the 11th Annual Plutus Awards have been announced. This year’s finalists represent a wide variety of media, experiences and backgrounds. Additionally, the Plutus Awards has added new categories to continue to reflect the evolving nature of the independent financial media. One of the biggest changes this year was consolidating categories across different media and focusing on overall content creation.

“This year represents our most diverse group of finalists,” said Harlan Landes, the founder of the Plutus Awards and the Plutus Foundation. “Our community continues to grow, and we’re excited to recognize the varied voices in online personal finance space.”

Finalists in the most-anticipated categories include:

Blog of the Year

  • A Purple Life
  • Bitches Get Riches
  • Her First 100K
  • His and Her Money
  • I Like to Dabble
  • Physician on FIRE
  • The College Investor
  • Tread Lightly, Retire Early
  • Wallet Hacks
  • Women Who Money

Podcast of the Year

  • Beyond the Dollar
  • Bigger Pockets Money
  • Brown Ambition
  • Earn & Invest Podcast
  • Journey to Launch
  • Oh My Dollar
  • Paychecks and Balances
  • Popcorn Finance
  • The Fairer Cents

New this year is a category for Video Channel of the Year, and those finalists are:

  • Clever Girl Finance on YouTube
  • Frugal Chic Life on YouTube
  • Graham Stephan on YouTube
  • Hey Berna on Instagram
  • Investing Latina on YouTube
  • Let’s Talk Money! on YouTube
  • Our Rich Journey on YouTube
  • The Broken Wallet on YouTube
  • The Financial Diet on YouTube
  • Two Cents on YouTube

This year’s Plutus Awards will be entirely digital, streaming on November 13, 2020. Asset management firm, Capital Group, is the Headlining Sponsor of the event and will also be working closely with the team to create a memorable online event.

One of the most interesting new categories to be added this year is one proposed by members of the Plutus Awards panel. This new category highlights financial content producers who focus on the needs and issues of underserved communities. Additionally, the panelists, which represent a diverse cross-section of online personal finance content creators, added a category recognizing outstanding coverage of current events. A full list of this year’s categories and finalists can be found on the Plutus Awards website.

“Independent content creators offer unique perspectives that often get obscured by catchy headlines,” Landes said. “We’re excited to continue our tradition of making personal finance more accessible to more people.”


About the Plutus Foundation

The Plutus Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides grant money and resources to provide opportunities for the financial media to create, develop, and administer community-based programs that enhance financial literacy, education, and empowerment. The Plutus Awards celebrates excellence in financial media with an annual awards ceremony recognizing the best content from independent producers. The Foundation also produces Plutus Voices, a series of learning and networking events for the financial media, bringing attention to important topics.

About Capital Group

Since 1931, Capital Group, home of the American Funds, has been singularly focused on delivering superior results for long-term investors using high-conviction portfolios, rigorous research and individual accountability. As of June 30, 2020, Capital Group manages more than $1.9 trillion in equity and fixed income assets for millions of individual and institutional investors around the world.

The Capital Group companies manage equity assets through three investment groups. These groups make investment and proxy voting decisions independently. Fixed income investment professionals provide fixed income research and investment management across the Capital organization; however, for securities with equity characteristics, they act solely on behalf of one of the three equity investment groups.

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