To continue celebrating the launch of HerMoney.com (which is a little over a month old now!), we’re running a brand-building and community-building contest with fellow personal finance brands. Vote for your favorite money personality(ies) below, and she or they will win an hour brand consultation with HerMoney CEO and founder Jean Chatzky — and get a feature spot on the HerMoney podcast.
Thank you for helping us decide!
Learn more about our finalists!
- Debra Schroeder of TravelingWellForLess.com is a former 12-year travel industry executive who has traveled the world using airline miles and credit card since 1994. She’ll teach you the secrets of traveling well for less. Debra knows how to find the deals and how to creatively finance trips, like getting a trip to Hawaii for practically free or a $26,000 luxury trip to Australia for $208. She’s always looking for the best deal, whether it’s a hostel, luxury resort, or somewhere in between.
- Jackie Jones, blogger at SugarAndMoney.com, is a toddler mom, wife, and the ever optimistic, dreamer, planner addict and lifetime learner behind the Sugar and Money blog. After having a strong interest in personal finances for years and finally get fed up with debt – Sugar and Money was born. At Sugar and Money – a sweet life is created while still paying off debt, saving money, wealth building, etc. It all begins with granting yourself permission to take control of your finances.
- Jenny of GoodLifeBetter.com represents one of the almost 20 million one-person households headed by single women in the United States. As recently as 100 years ago, she would have been called a spinster and been forced to rely on her parents or married siblings for support. But now? She’s achieving financial independence all on her own and wants to help other single women do the same.
- By the age of 25, Justine Nelson of DebtFreeMillennials.com paid off $35,000 in student loan debt making an average of $37,000 per year. Grit, discipline and a motivation to kick debt for good helped her achieve this goal within two and a half years. Now, she’s sharing her strategies and tips with fellow millennials on how to get out of debt and budget like a boss.
- Kim Rowley of WorkinMyPajamas.com has been working from home full-time since 2001 mostly wearing free t-shirts and pajamas pants. After having hundreds of people ask her how they too can “work in their pajamas” in the comfort of their homes, she created this site to help others find their niches in the work-at-home market.
- With their writing and speaking for DebtFreeGuys.com (Debt Free Guys LLC) and their Queer Money™ podcast, David Auten and John Schneider help queer people live fabulously, not fabulously broke. David and John are regular contributors to Forbes and their work has appeared in Motley Fool, Yahoo Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and Time to name a few. Their goal is to connect LGBT people with the information and services they need so they and the queer community can do more and be more.
- Jamila Souffrant is a podcaster, writer and founder of JourneyToLaunch.com where she shares her journey to reach Financial Independence and helps others do the same. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals. Because of her money habits, Jamila and her husband saved $169,000 in two years and are debt free besides their mortgage. She is also a mom of three young children and currently lives in NYC. Her mission is to teach, inspire and help others reach Financial Freedom & Independence through her platform. The Journey To Launch podcast was named one of “27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018″ by BuzzFeed.
- Jen Smith is the blogger behind SavingWithSpunk.com and a staff writer for The Penny Hoarder. Jen and her husband paid off $78,000 of debt and bought a house in less than 2 years without making six figures. She now shares her debt-payoff experience as co-host of the Frugal Friends Podcast and has been quoted in Kiplinger, Women’s Day, U.S. News & World Report, and Money Magazine.
- Kelly from YouTube.com/FreedomInABudget helps people of all ages achieve financial freedom within their budget and become intentional with their money. Just a couple years ago she was living paycheck to paycheck, getting collection calls multiple times a day and was even afraid to answer a knock at my door because she was so in debt that she felt that Sally Mae herself was going to show up, take all of her furniture, her car and even her cats! She decided to do something about it and take control of her money. She read every personal finance book she could find and found a ton of personal finance YouTube channels and decided to make a YouTube channel of her own to keep herself accountable.
- Kitty is the co-bitch in charge at Bitches Get Riches. She and her roommate-turned-friend-turned-
business partner Piggy want to make career and financial advice funny, irreverent, accessible, and relatable to the people who need it the most. If a complex idea can be explained through an animated gif or a tortured metaphor about some 90s TV show that nobody remembers, the Bitches will make it happen!