Honored Top TikTok Financial Creators in April for Financial Literacy Month | News Direct Honored Top TikTok Financial Creators in April for Financial Literacy Month Despite the ongoing threat of TikTok’s shutdown, recognized the platform’s most reputable financial content creators in April during the celebration of Financial Literacy Month.

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FinTok 2024 Awards
FinTok 2024 Awards

While TikTok enthusiasts convene at the Capitol in Washington and lawmakers strive to enact a nationwide ban on the beloved app, is focusing on acknowledging and honoring the finest financial content creators.

The subset of the app known as #FinTok has more than 4.5 billion views and is a popular outlet for advice. The dark side is that it contains misleading information that could land people in financial or legal trouble. For the second year in a row to help filter through the noise, recognizes creators providing practical and actionable financial guidance.

“The FinTok Awards shines a spotlight on the valuable contributions of creators who empower users with trustworthy financial guidance in an increasingly digital world”. “Unlike many other award programs, there are no fees associated with being nominated. Our award program is solely talent and knowledge based.”

 Don Silvestri 

   President of

One of last year’s winners, Markia Brown, AFC from @theMoneyPlug says “Winning the award from a well-known and respected organization such as showed me and the world that my dedication to providing accessible credit literacy content makes a difference, and that accurate and accessible financial literacy content can be found online.”

Brown extolled, “I make a difference. That award inspired me to expand my knowledge beyond credit, and a few months later, I earned my Accredited Financial Counselor designation through the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education®.”

The public is asked to cast their votes and select their favorite creators from the list of nominees in each category:

 Best Personal Finance Education 

  • Michela Allocca

  • Patrick Di Cesare @basicfinancialliteracy

  • John Liang

  • Jenny Park

 Best Financial Education for Under 30 

  • Neelima Pradhan

  • Melissa Jean-Baptiste

  • Danny Penev

  • Lillian Zhang

 Best Credit Education 

  • Ashley @ashallaboutmoney

  • Alisa Glutz

  • Shonda Martin

  • Josh and Chris Steil

 Best Hispanic-Focused Money Information 

  • Kassandra Brambila

  • Daliz Hernandez

  • Katherine Perez

  • Juan Sanchez

 Best Debt Payoff Information 

  • Allison Baggerly

  • Becca Bergmann

  • Brad Nelson

  • Cheryl Vallejo

Winners receive an official FinTok 2024 Award and have a feature story and video posted on The contest is now open, and winners will be announced at the end of April for Financial Literacy Month.


Find out more about the FinTok Awards at is a resource that offers consumers education, self-help guides, professional solutions, and more. On, consumers can find expert money advice–how to make it, how to save it, and how to spend it. They also assist consumers by matching them with the perfect debt-solution company for their situation and making sure they are happy with the results. has been featured in the Washington Post, Yahoo! Finance, Forbes, and more, making them a pillar of the debt relief industry.



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