QuinStreet's MoneyRates.com Earns Top Mobile Web Award

MoneyRates.com is Recognized as the Best Financial Services Mobile Website in the Web Marketing Association's 2012 MobileWebAwards

Foster City, California, UNITED STATES

FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MoneyRates.com (m.money-rates.com), a personal finance site owned by QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq:QNST), earned the Best Financial Services Mobile Website award in the Web Marketing Association's 2012 MobileWebAwards.

The MobileWebAwards recognize sites that "showcase the best in award-winning mobile development," according to the Web Marketing Association. This award is the second Web Marketing Association recognition for MoneyRates.com, which received a Financial Services Standard of Excellence Award in the 2011 WebAward competition.

"In developing MoneyRates.com's mobile version, we strove to make the site's useful product comparison tools, proprietary industry research, personal finance articles and calculators more accessible to our readership," said Edton Mock, director of online media at QuinStreet. "We are pleased to see these efforts recognized by the Web Marketing Association."

MoneyRates.com has been gathering and publishing the highest interest rates for savings accounts, money market accounts and certificates of deposit since 1999. In addition, the site offers financial tips, news commentary, calculators and other resources for consumers. The site is part of QuinStreet's financial services portfolio, which includes CarInsurance.com, Insure.com, CardRatings.com, GetRichSlowly.org and HSH.com. Each month these websites collectively reach millions of readers who are interested in personal finance advice and current offers for deposit accounts, credit cards, mortgages and insurance policies.

"MoneyRates.com provides value to savers and investors who want to make the most of their money in today's difficult financial environment," Mock said. "We pride ourselves in helping consumers make wise decisions, both through our traditional site and now on our award-winning mobile site."

MoneyRates.com is regularly featured in major media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, The Huffington Post and MSN Money. Popular features include the proprietary research and surveys housed in the MoneyRates Research Center, such as the annual ranking of Best and Worst States to Retire, a semiannual Bank Fee Survey and a quarterly America's Best Rates release, which identifies the banks consistently offering high savings account rates and money market account rates. MoneyRates.com's senior financial analyst, Richard Barrington, CFA, is frequently quoted by journalists on banking and investment topics. Barrington has provided expert commentary for USA Today, U.S. News and World Report and National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation.

About QuinStreet

QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq:QNST) is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. The company is a leader in visitor-friendly marketing practices. For more information, please visit QuinStreet.com.

About MoneyRates.com

MoneyRates.com has been a leading source of information on bank rates, personal finance, savings accounts and investing since 1999. The site provides the highest rates on CDs, money market accounts and high-yield savings accounts. The Web Marketing Association awarded a Financial Services Standard of Excellence to MoneyRates.com in the 2011 WebAwards competition.


Contact Data