Jonathan Dyer

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Jonathan Dyer

I'm a small town guy living in Los Angeles looking to make solid financial decisions. I write for a number of finance websites, including HuffingtonPost and Business2Community. I founded DyerNews.com in 2015 to focus on personal finance and the emerging FinTech markets.

These Are the Companies Americans Trust Most

While it is certainly interesting to see the specific companies that Americans have an affinity or distaste for, perhaps what's more eye-opening are how certain industries themselves perform. With new scandals, data breaches, and other incidents happening every day, these rankings are also worth keeping an eye on in the...

Geopolitical Problems Scare Wall Street Investors

While some of President Trump's fiscal policies like the Republican-backed tax cuts have goosed the markets in recent month, the consistent threat of tariffs coupled with geopolitical relationship troubles continue to bring volatility to stocks.

Small Business Owners Plan to Increase Their Social Media Efforts

While popular platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and others have made it easier for businesses to market themselves and communicate with customers, the constant evolution of these platforms can make it difficult to keep up.

Starbucks' Mobile Payment Option Tops Apple, Google

When Apple debuted Apple Pay in 2014, it was seen as a breakthrough for mobile payments that would help the technology catch on in the mainstream. While that's happened to a certain degree, adoption has been slower than some may have predicted.

Small Business Resale Prices are Climbing

Overall, following the passage of the recent tax bill and the continued strength of the economy, it does seem like a good time to be a small business owner. Of course, for those entrepreneurs ready to hang up their hats or move onto other projects, now could also be a...

PayPal Takes on Square with iZettle Acquisition

Not only is PayPal's purchase of iZettle a strong move for the company but is likely also a win for FinTech and small businesses. That's because, with the increased competition Square faces from a combined iZettle and PayPal, you can expect that all parties will be looking to innovate and...

Summer Travelers Expected to Spend Upwards of $6,000

The average amount a U.S. adult will spend on their summer vacation this year is $6,237. Unfortunately it seems that spending that money doesn't go down so easily with everyone. In fact 40% of respondents admit that they often think about their post-travel credit cards bills while on vacation.

Very Few Think the Globally Economy Will Be Stronger in a Year 1

According to the latest Bank of America-Merrill Lynch survey of fund managers, a mere 1% suggest the global economy will be better off in a year. Not only does that response mark the lowest optimism since February of 2016 but is also a stark contrast to last year when 40%...