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Here at On Your Own, we believe in knowing where your information comes from. With literally thousands of financial blogs and websites out there, how do you know who to trust? Lucky for you, we’ve got your back.

On Your Own is a nonprofit blog — presented without ads or fees of any kind — as a public service of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the leading private nonprofit national foundation dedicated to helping Americans make better money decisions.

Whether you’re starting out in the real world or just looking to start fresh, we will be there as a helpful guide and your biggest cheerleader.

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As always, we’ve got your back. — The On Your Own Team End of article insignia

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Becca Bird
Manager, On Your Own

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Chelsea Norton
Director, Marketing and Communication

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Annette Fowler
Director, eLearning Technology

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Mary Beth Kelley
Web Project Manager

On Your Own has been named as a Webby Award Honoree for the 23rd Annual Webby Awards.

The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the internet, covering everything from web design, media, editorial, advertising, video, podcasting, social media and more. ‚ÄčThe Webbys is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which is a 2000+ member judging body. The Academy is comprised of executive members, including leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities.

Less than 20% of entrants to the Webby Awards are named as official Honorees. With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and over 70 countries, that's pretty exciting!