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This post was written by Kevin Yuann, VP of product and business development at NerdWallet.
We recently had the privilege of honoring the winners of NerdWallet’s Best-of Awards on their industry-leading personal finance products. Our Nerds evaluated more than 500 financial products to identify the best-of-the-best personal finance products of the year across multiple personal finance categories, including credit cards, mortgages, banking, personal loans, investing, student loans and travel rewards programs.
To celebrate this year’s award winners, we held our first provider summit, Nerd100. The event brought together more than 50 of our award-winning partners to enjoy two days of networking and thought-provoking sessions designed to inspire and empower another year of best-in-class consumer finance.
At one session, our head of brand, Alison McGlone, hosted five industry thought leaders to discuss marketing to millennials and preparing for Gen Z. In many cases, financial services companies have made great strides adapting to the needs and preferences of these generations. However, there are still many opportunities to do more to help this large and diverse group of consumers plan for the next phases of their financial lives, such as saving for a home and preparing for retirement, while they balance unprecedented student loan and personal debt.
The entire event culminated in an awards ceremony celebrating the best-of-the-best personal finance products. Without these products, consumers could be paying higher fees and more interest for fewer rewards. At NerdWallet, we believe consumers deserve the best, and we’re serious about providing options, which wouldn’t be possible without our award-winning partners.
Want to learn more about the products that won awards? Check out the full list of award winners here.
Photos by Kevin Malmgren, NerdWallet.