Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Money Magazine's Money Heroes
What does it take to be a MONEY hero?
Here’s what it takes: hard work, a little financial savvy, and a lot of desire to help others. MONEY started giving a shout-out to folks who fit that bill in 2012, and this year we’re on a mission of our own: proving heroes are everywhere, doing creative and extraordinary work.
Throughout the U.S., people are making extraordinary efforts to improve the personal finances of others. Meet some of those unsung MONEY heroes on this cross-country goodwill tour.
We sought out a hero from each state and the District of Columbia, taking nominations from past honorees, leaders of nonprofit groups, community-service coordinators at for-profit firms, and you, our readers.
The result is a remarkable lineup of people doing good works all across the United States. So see who we’ve spotlighted in each region of the country, watch videos about some little-known heroes, and read some of the good advice that our honorees have for you.
50 Heroes/50 States