Ben Huber

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 2013, and worked as a Clinical Administrator for a regional hospital network before launching DollarSprout.com 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 several online publications, including Business News Daily, Business.com, Discover Bank, Moneyish, Student Loan Hero, Policygenius, TechRepublic, and more, Ben works to help others live their financial best life.

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 major sports enthusiast (both playing and observing), and enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, Morgan, and his dog, Sydney.

20 Genius Ways to Make Money from Home

In a pinch and need a little extra cash? Looking for ways to make money at home? You are not alone. Google logs nearly 250,000,000 (that’s 250 million) searches each year by people just like you.

Ben Huber 17 Jan

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 always talks about getting out of debt and all the ways to become debt free but that’s usually where the conversation ends. Rarely do they mention what the next steps are and that’s a scary proposition. It helps explain why 20% of Americans think they’ll never become debt free. What you need to do…

Ben Huber 02 Oct

The Ultimate List of Financial Goals to Crush It in 2019

Achieving financial success usually takes a little more than just luck. It takes extreme discipline, dedication and repeated sacrifice. It takes setting short and long term financial goals and then following through on promises to yourself. All things the majority of Americans seem to struggle with. Fortunately, research suggests that simply jotting down a list…

Ben Huber 24 Aug