GoBankingRates.com Announces Robert Kiyosaki as Winner of 2012 Poll to Find Most Popular Personal Finance Expert

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In GoBankingRates.com's second annual '12 Days of Finance' poll, readers voted over 31 days to find the most popular personal finance expert of 2012. Readers again chose last year's winner, Robert Kiyosaki, as the 2012 winner, narrowly beating out Dave Ramsey for first place.

Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

After 31 days of voting, and an intense battle for the #1 spot between Kiyosaki and Dave Ramsey, Go Banking Rates readers ultimately chose Kiyosaki as the Most Popular Finance Expert of 2012.

In its second annual "12 Days of Finance" poll to find readers' choice for their favorite personal finance expert, Go Banking Rates announces that Robert Kiyosaki has come in first place.

After 31 days of voting, and an intense battle for the #1 spot between Kiyosaki and Dave Ramsey, Go Banking Rates readers ultimately chose Kiyosaki as the Most Popular Finance Expert of 2012.

Robert Kiyosaki, synonymous with the "Rich Dad" empire, once again boasts the most loyal and expansive following among the 12 experts chosen to participate, which also included Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey, David Bach, Ramit Sethi, Clark Howard, J.D. Roth, Jean Chatsky, Philip Taylor, Farnoosh Torabi, Ric Edelman, and Liz Weston. Claiming more than half the votes, Robert Kiyosaki was the clear winner.

Kiyosaki’s advice is unconventional and often incites a passionate response, whether in agreement or opposition. Further, in a time of continued unemployment and market downturn, Americans are abandoning the conventional avenues to achieving wealth and embracing Kiyosaki’s fearless, entrepreneurial approach. The unorthodox nature of the Rich Dad ideology just may be the key to its popularity, and the reason why Kiyosaki has won the 12 Days of Finance poll two years in a row.
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Go Banking Rates pitted Kiyosaki against 11 other world-renowned personal finance experts, including Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey and Clark Howard, to determine who readers consider to be the most important voice in the finance world. Readers voted each day in December for their favorite finance expert.

After taking the 2011 title, Robert Kiyosaki became an expert contributor to Go Banking Rates, lending advice and a unique financial perspective to Go Banking Rates readers. In his articles, he shares financial teachings that emphasize financial freedom through investment, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

About Go Banking Rates

http://www.GoBankingRates.com is a national website dedicated to connecting readers with the best interest rates on financial services nationwide, as well as informative personal finance content, news and tools. Go Banking Rates collects interest rate information from more than 4,000 U.S. banks and credit unions, making it the only online rates aggregator with the ability to provide the most comprehensive and authentic local interest rate information.

Additionally, GoBankingRates.com partners with a number of major media outlets such as Business Insider and US News & World Report to provide compelling and edifying personal finance content, and its expert editors have been featured and quoted on several premier finance websites like Yahoo! Finance, Forbes, The Street, Huffington Post and more.

GoBankingRates.com belongs to a network of more than 1500 finance websites, including GoInsuranceRates.com and GoFreeCredit.com. These sites receive more than 2 million visits each month.

For questions or comments, please contact Jaime Catmull, GoBankingRates.com Director of Public Relations, at JaimeC(@)GoBankingRates(dot)com, or 310.297.9233 x261.

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