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Revealed: The finalists for the 2017 SHOMO awards

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UK Money Bloggers and Quidco are really pleased to reveal the finalists for the 2017 SHOMO awards.

The SHOMO awards celebrate the best in money blogging, recognising all-rounders as well as niches as different as investing and frugal food! Seventy different blogs were nominated for 12 different categories. You can find out who made the shortlists below.

Categories are listed alphabetically, as are the finalists within the category.

 

Best frugal & thrift blog, sponsored by Idealo
ecothriftyliving.com/
emmadrew.info
frugalfamily.co.uk
frugalqueen.co.uk/
muchmorewithless.co.uk
shoestringcottage.com

 

Best frugal food blog, sponsored by Tastecard
frugalfamily.co.uk
frugalqueen.co.uk/
muchmorewithless.co.uk/
reducedgrub.com
thriftylesley.com

 

Best money saving blog, sponsored by Sainsbury’s Bank
becleverwithyourcash.com
katykicker.com
lottyearns.co.uk/
skintdad.co.uk/
thinkingthrifty.uk
Thriftymum.com

 

Best money making blog sponsored by Awin
boostmybudget.com/
Emmadrew.info
frompenniestopounds.com
katykicker.com
poundsandsense.com/category/saving-money/
thinkingthrifty.uk

 

Best investing or retirement blog, sponsored by Vanguard
crackingretirement.com
financefanatics.com/
monevator.com
moneytothemasses.com/
the7circles.uk/
themoneyprinciple.co.uk/

 

Best parenting and money blog sponsored by Finder.com/uk
frugalfamily.co.uk
katykicker.com/
mrsmummypenny.co.uk/
mumssavvysavings.com/
savings4savvymums.co.uk/
Thriftymum.com

 

Best personal finance blog, sponsored by Lansons
becleverwithyourcash.com
LottyEarns.co.uk
mummymoneymatters.com/
refinedcurrency.co.uk/
skintedmintedmum.co.uk
thinkingthrifty.uk

 

Best specialist money blog, sponsored by Zeek
cantswingacat.co.uk
debtcamel.co.uk/
ecothriftyliving.com/
good-with-money.com
moneynuggets.co.uk/
SuperLucky.me

 

Best new blog sponsored by Experian
abiolaola.com
moneytreeman.com/
savvydad.co.uk/
savvyinsomerset.com
skintedmintedmum.co.uk
thewalletmoth.com

 

Best money vlog sponsored by Sainsbury’s Bank
Andy Webb
Cora Harrison
Emma Bradley
Emma Drew

 

Best money podcast, sponsored by Habito
Cash Chats
Informed Choice Radio
Meaningful Money
Money to the masses
One Giant Leap

 

Best money social media sponsored by Hootsuite
Emma Drew
From Pennies to Pounds (Instagram)
Lotty Earns
Savvy Mum UK (FB group)
Skint Dad (FB groups)

 

Our final shortlist is to acknowledge the great work done by non-independent blogs – essentially the people who weren’t eligible for the other categories because they have a big team behind them or are part of a large business or brand.

Best company or brand money blog, sponsored by Quidco
gocompare.com/covered/
moneyadviceservice.org.uk/blog
moneyaware.co.uk/
moneysavingexpert.com/team-blog
mouthymoney.co.uk
pensionbee.com/blog

 

The shortlists were produced by the SHOMOs awards committee, chaired by Karyn Fleeting, aka Miss Thrifty. Any committee members nominated for a category were not involved in the selection process for that particular award.

There are also additional awards with the shortlists yet to be announced, and we’ll share more details on these later in the summer.

  • Money Blogger of the Year, sponsored by Quidco
  • International Money blog, sponsored by FinCon
  • Best designed money blog, sponsored by WidgetMaker

People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Yolt

Finally, every independent UK blog that was nominated is a contender for the People’s Choice award. So that’s 70 different blogs, and throughout August you’ll be able to vote for your favourite one. Here are all the blogs in with a chance:

abiolaola.com
BeautyMarkdown.co.uk
becleverwithyourcash.com
boostmybudget.com/
cantswingacat.co.uk
cordbusters.co.uk
couponmamauk.co.uk/
crackingretirement.com
daddydeals.co.uk
debtcamel.co.uk/
diseasecalleddebt.com
ecothriftyliving.com/
emmadrew.info/
financefanatics.com/
frompenniestopounds.com
frugalfamily.co.uk
frugalitymagazine.com/
frugalstudent.co.uk/
frugalteen.wix.com/thefrugalteen
good-with-money.com
homelyeconomics.com/
Hotelsandmoney.com
householdmoneysaving.com/
ibeatdebt.com/
katykicker.com
lottyearns.co.uk/
lousnews.co.uk/
maflingo.com
magicalpenny.com
modernmoneylife.com
monevator.com
moneybulldog.co.uk/
moneyformonday.com/
moneynuggets.co.uk/
moneysavinggirl.co.uk
moneytothemasses.com/
moneytreeman.com
morganmwoods.com
mrsbargainhunter.co.uk/
mrsmummypenny.co.uk/
muchmorewithless.co.uk/
mummymoneymatters.com
mummysavermoneymaker.co.uk/
mumssavvysavings.com/
pennywiseliferich.co.uk/
poundsandsense.com/
probablybusy.com
realfoodbyrachel.co.uk/
reducedgrub.com
refinedcurrency.co.uk/
savings4savvymums.co.uk/
savingscotts.com/
savvydad.co.uk/
savvyinsomerset.com/
savvymumuk.co.uk
shoestringcottage.com
skintdad.co.uk/
skintedmintedmum.co.uk
SuperLucky.me
the7circles.uk/
thecouponqueen.co.uk
thefirestarter.co.uk
thefrugalcottage.com
themoneyprinciple.co.uk/
thewalletmoth.com
thinkingthrifty.uk
thriftylesley.com
Thriftymum.com
timeandpence.com
wantless.co.uk

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