- First place and $2,000: Jessica Kotik, Kent State University
- Second place and $500: Joshua Bonzo, American River College
- Third place and $250: Benjamin Schmidt, University of Missouri-Columbia
This year's contest saw the highest level of interaction from students with approximately 110 comments received on the $tart With Change site, where commenters had the chance to win gift cards for commenting with their own money tips. One commenter responded, "I think all of these videos had great ideas. All of the contestants did amazing jobs and I learned a lot from their videos. I want to thank them all for helping me and for showing me so many tips."Additionally, this year students were invited to vote for their "fan favorite" submission, won by Leslie Windless from Baker College. Windless, in addition to her runner-up prize, received $200 for wining the fan vote. About Higher One Holdings, Inc. Higher One Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ONE) is a leading financial technology company focused on providing cost-saving solutions that enhance student service for the business office of colleges and universities. Higher One's technologies for higher education institutions streamline the processes of financial aid disbursement and payment acceptance. Higher One also provides options for students and families to manage college-related expenses, such as unique student-banking services, and financial education through $tart with Change. Higher One supports more than 1,500 campuses and more than 9 million students across the U.S. More information can be found at www.higherone.com.