[Last updated on April 3, 2008.]
In the style of the Academy Awards, I present here TFB Awards for what I consider the Best In Class in Financial Services. Each award winner is linked to a blog post which explains why it wins the title. If there are other good choices close to call, I list them as runner-ups.
Best Checking Account: Fidelity mySmart Cash Account
Best Credit Card for Grocery, Gas, and Drugstore Purchases: Chase Rewards Plus Visa. Runner Up: Chase Cash Plus Rewards MasterCard
Best Credit Card for Everything Except Grocery, Gas, and Drugstore Purchases: Fidelity Investment Rewards Card
Best Mutual Fund for Investing Less Than $3,000: Vanguard STAR Fund
Best Mutual Fund for Investing More Than $3,000: Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Growth Fund. Runner Up: Vanguard STAR Fund
Best Mutual Fund Company: The Vanguard Group
Best Brokerage Firm for Bonds: Fidelity Investment
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