Ben Huber


After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2011 and Western Governors University in 2015, Ben 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 consumer behavior and personal finance expert in numerous online publications, including NBC, Business News Daily,, Discover Bank, MarketWatch, Intuit, Policygenius, Yahoo, and more, Ben works to help others make and save more money.

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 wife, Morgan, and his dogs, Stella and Zoey.

To learn more, connect with Ben on LinkedIn.

10 Digital Marketing Skills You Won’t Effectively Learn in School

It wasn’t until I was neck-deep into running a web-based small business that it became apparent our success was at least partially predicated on mastering at least one of several core digital marketing skills. Furthermore, mastering even one of these skills came second to realizing that our team needed at least a rudimentary understanding of…

Ben Huber 14 Sep

I Spent $100,000 Flipping Pokémon Cards During the Pandemic. Here’s What I Learned

With a naive sense of confidence, I spent six figures buying and selling Pokémon cards during the pandemic-fueled TCG boom. Here’s how I fared (and a few lessons I learned) during my trip down nostalgia lane.

Ben Huber 20 Apr

29 Best Work From Home Jobs for 2021

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 01 Jun

Why (and How) to Start a Podcast That’ll Grow Your Brand and Business

Learning how to start a podcast can help you stand out from the noise in an otherwise crowded business or blog scene. And you don’t need any fancy equipment to get your podcast up and running. Here’s how to do it.

Ben Huber 10 May

7 Ways to Get Discounted (or Free) Spotify Premium

To get the most out of Spotify, you need a Spotify Premium membership that costs $9.99 per month. But that can add up quickly. There are ways to save on your Spotify membership, with special hacks and deals that most users don’t know.

Ben Huber 06 Feb

How to Know if You Have a Shopping Addiction (And How to Overcome It)

Shopping can transition into an addiction if you start using aimless purchases to fill an emotional or social void. If you think you or someone you love might have a shopping addiction, here’s how you can identify and manage it.

Ben Huber 17 Jan

5 Apps to Find Cheap Gas Near You

Four days ago I left work with an almost empty gas tank and pulled into the gas station around the corner to fill up. Two blocks later, though, I saw another gas station that offered its gas at 10(¢)/gallon cheaper than what I just paid. I don’t ever want that to happen again. And fortunately,…

Ben Huber 04 Jan

18 Financial Goals You Should Absolutely Have in 2021

Setting short term financial goals, and then following through, is key to your long-term financial success. Here’s a smart list of smart financial goals for 2021.

Ben Huber 20 Dec

12 Ways to Get Cheap Movie Tickets

Movie theaters are a great place to take a break from reality. But with the average price for a movie ticket at $9.16, not including popcorn and drinks, seeing a blockbuster can be pricey.[1] Since skimping out on friends due to budgetary issues is the last thing anyone wants to have to do, figuring out…

Ben Huber 02 Dec

How to Start an Interview Series With Leaders in Your Niche

A well-crafted blog interview series is an excellent weapon to add to your marketing arsenal. Enhance your authority, boost your SEO, increase your blogging income, and more by interviewing top influencers in your niche. Here’s how.

Ben Huber 05 Aug