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Furthering our mission to help you live a smarter, happier, and richer life

We're excited to reveal our annual awards for the best products and services we think can get you on the path to everlasting financial independence. 

With such a large and complex universe of financial products available, we wanted to help our community cut through the noise and more easily find the right products for their needs. 

That's why we created The Ascent's annual awards. 

It's your one-stop shop to learning more about our editorial teams' favorite picks and the products we use everyday. To learn which picks made the cut, simply select one of the categories below.

What are The Ascent’s Best-Of 2022 Awards?

The Ascent's Best-Of 2022 Awards honor the products that we feel can genuinely enhance your personal financial life. Finance is not a "one size fits all" type of thing. So we hope that by shedding light on certain areas that everyone can find the product that works the best for them.

The 2022 award winners were determined by The Ascent’s editorial team, which consists of 15 financial experts. The nominees were determined using our in-house rating system. From there our brightest minds voted on specific categories, and winners were determined.

You can find more top picks by visiting our best-of lists below:

Who determines the winners?

The Ascent’s team of industry experts voted to determine the final awards winners. The team is composed of 15 industry experts, editorial strategists, and writers with deep experience across credit cards, banks and banking products, investments, loans, mortgages, car insurance, cryptocurrency, and other personal finance topics.

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