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Money at 30: A Financial Giving of Thanks

I don't know how this is possible, but the calendar informs me that this Thursday is Thanksgiving Day here in the U.S. (shout out to my Canadian friends who celebrated last month). As is the tradition for many, the holiday serves as a time to reflect on the blessings we've received...

Are P2P Loans Actually "Predatory"?

A new report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is causing waves in the FinTech community as it makes some harsh claims about the practice of peer to peer (P2P) lending — also known as marketplace lending. Among those assertions is the idea that P2P lenders engage in...

Money at 30: 3 Road Trip Lessons From My Latest Journey

This past week, my wife and I got to take a little vacation... if you consider driving 24 hours in each direction and running a combined total of 19.3 miles on two different days a vacation. For the fourth year in a row, we participated in the runDisney Super Heroes...

How to Plan a Realistic Retirement Budget

Retirement should be a time of reduced stress but if you don't have a realistic budget in place you could end up causing yourself even more stress than when you were working. No one wants to spend their twilight years stressed over paying bills so getting a budget in place...

Money at 30: The Pros and Cons of Adding an Authorized User

With the holiday shopping season approaching, I've been thinking a lot about credit cards lately. In addition to planning out some of our shopping itinerary and determining which card is best to use for each item, I actually decided to apply for another credit card recently as well. After doing so,...

4 Smart Ways to Use Your Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping

With Daylight Saving Time over, the air getting crisper, and grocery stores ordering turkeys by the truckload, it's becoming clear that the holiday season is just around the corner. In a few short weeks, the 2017 shopping season will officially commence — and many of us are already preparing our...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — October 2017

It’s time again for my favorite feature here on Dyer News: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month. Like in many months prior, credit proved a popular topic once again, with many personal finance bloggers looking at the system itself and how consumers can navigate...

Countdown to Small Business Saturday: Social Media Tools

In today’s culture, the term “social media” is met either with groans or delight depending on the audience. Despite the seemingly increasing backlash against platforms like Twitter and Facebook, these outlets only continue to grow in audience. Furthermore there’s no doubt that social sites and apps have been a boon...