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One of my favorite conferences that I attend is FinCon.  And at the end of FinCon are The 2017 Plutus Awards, which recognize the best in personal finance blogging.  Here at, we focus on being able to “Travel More. Spend Less. Live Better.” which aligns us perfectly with the Frugal Travel Blog category.

Now, you’ve seen the types of vacations that we go on.  They are not cheap by any means.  However, through the wonder of airline miles, hotel points, and cash back, we have 5-Star vacations and experiences on a frugal budget!

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Even if you don’t want to read the rest of this post, please VOTE NOW for as the Best Frugal Travel Blog at the 2017 Plutus Awards.


FinCon 2017 Dallas

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What is FinCon?

FinCon is the largest personal finance conference catering to content creators.  I enjoy meeting new people and learning ways that I can improve the blog to provide you a better reader experience.

Every year the location changes, and this year, the event will be held in Dallas.  In previous years, it was held in San Diego (2016), Charlotte (2015), and New Orleans (2014).

As you can tell, has a tilt towards personal finance, so it is great to meet others that love saving money, investing, and paying down debt.  But we take it a little further by using airline miles and hotel points to reduce your travel budget so you can


8th Annual 2017 Plutus Awards

What are The 2017 Plutus Awards?

The 8th Annual 2017 Plutus Awards will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the conclusion of the 2017 FinCon conference.

The Plutus Awards are run by Harlan Landes, an accomplished blogger at Consumerism Commentary (which he sold) and his latest media project  This will be his 8th year honoring the best of the best blogs, podcasts, and other social media within the personal finance community.

The nominations are open to the public at The Plutus Awards.  And every vote will count towards The People’s Choice Award.  Final voting for each category will be done by a panel of some of the best personal finance bloggers and media personalities around.

Please vote for as the Best Frugal Travel Blog at the 2017 Plutus Awards.

To vote for us, simply go to the 2017 Plutus Awards nomination page, add your information, then scroll down to the Best Frugal Travel Blog category, and enter our URL “”.  Then click Submit.

2017 Plutus Awards Best Frugal Travel Blog nomination form
The nomination form looks like this.


The Bald Thoughts

Last year was the first year was nominated for the 2017 Plutus Awards as the Best Frugal Travel Blog.  Unfortunately, we didn’t win, but it was such a great honor to be recognized for all of our efforts.  We’ve grown a lot in the last year and hope that you (and the panel) recognize how much we’ve improved to provide a better experience.  And the ultimate goal is being able to allow you better travel experiences for less money!  We hope that we’ve been able to make that happen for you.

Please vote for us for a 2017 Plutus Award for the Best Frugal Travel Blog through the nomination process.  Thank you!!!

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