The Second Annual Plutus Awards

2nd Annual Plutus Awards I’m delighted to announce I was nominated for the Second Annual Plutus Awards, an award celebrating the best in personal finance!  And the Dividend Ninja was no-less nominated in two categories, for Best Investing Blog, and for Best Designed Personal Finance Blog. I was indeed quite humbled to be considered a Best Investing Blog, considering the calibre and quality of other great investment bloggers out there. Thank you to all those who nominated me! The winners will be announced at the 1st Annual Financial Bloggers Conference in Chicago, which I will be attending at the beginning of October.

If you’re curious what Plutus is all about, and the origins of the word, you can read up on the Greek mythology surrounding wealth, and its origins from Pluto and the underworld. As Flexo writes, “If the awards were named the Pluto Awards, it would sound more like we were honoring a Disney character or paying respect to the former ninth planet of the solar system.”

And now for the pitch! I could really use your help, from my readers and fellow-bloggers.  I have some pretty stiff competition, which includes very well known and established finance blogs, and they have a large following of readers to draw from. Usually Ninjas work independently at night in the stealth of darkness, but sometimes even Ninjas need some help. So if you can take a few minutes out of your day to vote I am most grateful:

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Thanks everyone for the nominations, and be sure to vote for the Ninja!  Don’t forget to add your vote in for the other bloggers and finance blogs you aslo enjoy. Forget real politics this is way more fun 🙂

14 Responses to “The Second Annual Plutus Awards”

  1. MoneyCone

    Sep 02. 2011

    Congratulations DN! Well deserved in both the categories!

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  2. The Dividend Ninja

    Sep 02. 2011

    MoneyCone, thanks! btw your post on Buffett buying Bank of America was exceptional. Readers, you can read his post here if you missed it:

    http://www.moneycone.com/following-buffett-blindly-can-be-injurious-to-your-wealth/

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  3. Congrats! Well deserved.

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  4. Dividend Mantra

    Sep 02. 2011

    Congratulations Ninja!

    Best of luck to you! I cast my vote on the ballot..and there are quite a few blogs listed there that I’ve never even heard of. New blogs to check out…as if I’m not busy enough already! 🙂

    Have a great weekend.

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  5. The Dividend Ninja

    Sep 02. 2011

    PIE, thanx! 🙂

    Mantra, thanx as well! I knew I could count on my Florida connections. LOL there are hundreds of personal finance and investment bloggers out there – and many high quality ones as well. 250+ of them will be in Chicago. That’s why I was rather humbled to be considered “best investing blog”, when so many others are doing a great job as well – like you!

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  6. My Own Advisor

    Sep 03. 2011

    What a great, deserved honour Ninja! I guess it helped that I nominated you 10 times?

    Some kidding aside, I really hope you win. You’ve put a lot of work into your site, all your posts, and you return all comments to dedicated and new readers alike.

    Great work deserves great recognition 🙂

    Have a good weekend!

    Mark

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  7. The Dividend Ninja

    Sep 03. 2011

    MOA, thank you! I appreicate your support 😉

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  8. The Wealthy Canadian

    Sep 04. 2011

    Awesome stuff Ninja. As you know I nominated you, and as of this evening, I voted for you.

    Keep up the great work – you’ve got things rollin’!

    Have a great weekend.

    TWC 🙂

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  9. The Dividend Ninja

    Sep 04. 2011

    TWC thanks very much for the nomination and vote, I really appreciate your support! Where do I mail the cheque to?

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  10. Sigma Swan

    Sep 05. 2011

    You got my vote, Ninja!

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  11. The Dividend Ninja

    Sep 05. 2011

    Sigma thanks! I appreciate the support 🙂

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  12. Vangrl

    Sep 06. 2011

    Congrats, I’ll go over and vote right now

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  13. The Dividend Ninja

    Sep 06. 2011

    Vangrl great to hear from readers! Thanx very much 🙂

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