NEWARK, Del. – December 7, 2017 – Sallie Mae and SmartyPig are proud to announce that the SmartyPig website was a Silver Winner in the W3 Awards. The W3 Awards is a prestigious annual website competition, sanctioned and judged by AIVA (Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts). SmartyPig won in the Banking/Billpay category. It was an honor to be recognized amongst such brands as Toyota, Hulu, HBO and Boeing.