Co-Founder

Ben graduated from Virginia Tech in 2011 with a B.S. in Biology. He went on to obtain a B.S. in Nursing from Western Governors University in 2015, and worked as a Clinical Administrator for a regional hospital network before launching DollarSprout with his long time friend and business partner, Jeff, in October of 2017.

A long-time entrepreneur, Ben used his corporate experience, along with an established interest in hosting and web design, to launch what has become one of the fastest growing personal finance sites in the world.

A quoted personal finance expert in numerous online publications, including NBC, Business News Daily, Business.com, Discover Bank, MarketWatch, Intuit, Policygenius, Yahoo, and more, Ben works to help others live their best life financially.

To date, DollarSprout has helped over a million readers get a better handle on their finances. All of the content on DollarSprout is crafted with the intent to help readers worry less about money and make smarter financial choices — an important mission to Ben and Jeff.

Outside of work, Ben is a sports enthusiast (both playing and observing), and enjoys spending time with his fiancé, Morgan, and his dog, Sydney.

To learn more, connect with Ben on LinkedIn.

24 Best Work from Home Jobs for 2019

Work from home jobs have exploded in popularity over the past ten years. See why so many people are ditching the traditional 9 to 5 for legitimate, high-paying home-based jobs.

Ben Huber 28 Sep

40 Creative Ways to Make Money Fast

Whether it’s the end of the month and you’re short on rent or you’re just looking to make a little extra spending money for the weekend, sometimes we all need a way to make money fast. We’ve got you covered.

Ben Huber 25 Sep

22 Best Money Making Apps for Your Smartphone or Mobile Device

Need some extra cash? In this article, we’re sharing the best money making apps to help cushion your wallet. Do you spend a lot of time on your smartphone? I know I do. Seems like I’m not the only one. For a lot of us, our phone is a permanent fixture in our hand or pocket,…

Ben Huber 14 Oct

14 Best Ways to Get Free Gas Cards and Deeply Discounted Gas

Gas is expensive, but that doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to get around town. By reducing the number of miles you drive and using these 14 ways to get free gas, you can consistently fill up your tank at almost no cost.

Ben Huber 07 Aug

Get Paid to Watch Netflix with This Simple Hack (Make $225+/mo)

Did you know you can actually get paid to watch Netflix? Yep! Check out this app we love to use to earn a little extra change while we watch our favorite shows.

Ben Huber 01 Aug

18 Legitimate Ways to Make Extra Cash on the Side

Are you looking to make some extra money on the side with a full-time job? Who wouldn’t like to have some extra cash in the bank? Earning extra cash on the side doesn’t have to add the stress of another full-time job to your plate. Today we’re going to talk about how to make extra money…

Ben Huber 03 May

How to Start a Profitable Blog in 2019 (Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners)

Starting your own blog has the potential to drastically change your life. Just last month we made nearly $29,000 blogging and it was a total dream come true. In this article we’ll show you how to start a blog and how you can make money blogging from anywhere in the world.

Ben Huber 26 Feb

16 Seasonal Jobs Hiring that Pay $10/hr or More

When the holiday season has consumers opening their wallets at a frantic pace, it’s time to consider these places hiring for the best paying seasonal jobs. But what you may not know is that employers too are on a frenetic spending spree – in the form of hiring new workers for seasonal jobs. If you’re…

Ben Huber 13 Nov

5 Lessons Semi-Professional Poker Taught Me About Life and Money

Given the stigma around gambling, it’s pretty easy to see why people give me the side-eye whenever I say playing poker was one of the smartest financial decisions I’ve ever made. For the longest time, I was never really comfortable even talking about it. It was disheartening to see the game I enjoyed so heavily…

Ben Huber 19 Oct

4 Must-Do Things After You Finally Become Debt Free

Everyone talks about getting out of debt and the many ways to become debt free. But why does the conversation end there? People rarely mention the next steps, which explains why 20% of Americans think they’ll never become debt free. Use the same discipline it took to get out of debt and apply it to…

Ben Huber 02 Oct