LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 2, over 50 top personal finance experts and thought-leaders will put their advice, tips and money tricks on the line to go head-to-head in the 2016 Summer Money Games.
Hosted by GOBankingRates in partnership with GoFreeCredit, the second quadrennial Summer Money Games kicks off a month of competition in conjunction with the Rio 2016 Olympics. GOBankingRates' readers and viewers, as well as the followers of each Money Games finalist, will get the chance to vote for their favorite content to determine gold, silver and bronze money medalists in five categories of the Games: Saving Money, Financial Advice, Money Milestones, Retirement Planning and Wealth Building.
This year's finalists are the best of the best, hand-selected by a respected committee of GOBankingRates columnists, managing editors and veteran staff who evaluated the work of hundreds of personal finance gurus.
"This is truly an incredible line-up of the best and brightest in the money field," said Connie Lundegard, Money Games Committee Member. "Each finalist has made many significant contributions to the personal finance and personal success industries. The Money Games is a platform to honor their best-in-class work. On behalf of the Money Games Committee and GOBankingRates, we're thrilled to bring together such knowledgeable experts to share advice and help Americans improve their personal finance."
Readers can expect advice, personal money stories, tips and tricks and a variety of resources from influential thought leaders in the personal finance and personal success industries.
The following experts' work will be competing in this year's Summer Money Games:
Contributing in the Category of Saving Money
Amy Chang of Slickdeals
Jeanette Pavini, Coupons.com
Jennifer Barrett, Acorns
Kyle Taylor, The Penny Hoarder
Lauren Greutman, I am That Lady
Stephanie Nelson, Coupon Mom
Tracie Fobes, Penny Pinchin' Mom
Contributing in the Category of Retirement Planning
J. Money, Budgets are Sexy
Joe Udo, Retire By 40
Sharon Epperson, CNBC
Tony Robbins and Tom Zgainer, America's Best 401k
Contributing in the Category of Wealth Building
Denise Duffield-Thomas, Lucky Bitch
Nick Loper, Side Hustle Nation
Nicole Lapin, Rich Bitch
Ron Beaubien, StockMarketSchool.com
Contributing in the Category of Money Milestones
David Auten and John Schneider, The Debt Free Guys
Jessica Dickler, CNBC
Laura Adams, Money Girl
Paul Vachon, The Frugal Toad
AJ Smith, SmartAsset
Steve Rhode, Get Out of Debt Guy
Contributing in the Category of Financial Advice
Carl Richards, New York Times
Jeff Yeager, The Ultimate Cheapskate
Jim Wang, Wallet Hacks
Kimberly Palmer, Smart Mom, Rich Mom
Stacy Johnson, Money Talks News
Each expert has submitted some of their most helpful advice in article or video format, corresponding to their category of competition.
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