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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.

Small Business Lender Biz2Credit Unveils SaaS Lending Platform for Banks

Online small business lender Biz2Credit had some big news to share this week, announcing the launch of a new software as a service (SaaS) offering for banks. Dubbed Biz2X, the platform will allow institutions to improve their online lending experience for small business users. What's more, the Biz2Credit says such...

Tips and Tools for Building a Better Emergency Fund

Life can be unexpected. As a result it's important to prepare yourself — and your finances — for the worst case scenario. In the latter case, one of the best ways to ensure that an unforeseen expense, job loss, or other setback doesn't become exacerbated is to have an emergency...

Wells Fargo and Barclays Invest in OpenFin's $17 Million Round

Two major banks are backing a FinTech startup OpenFin in their latest funding round. Not only did Wells Fargo lead the $17 million Series C but Barclay also participated alongside previous investors, including JP Morgan Chase, Bain Capital Ventures, and others. According to Reuters, the company will now put those...

U-Pack Review: A More Affordable and Convenient Moving Option?

There are many great benefits to moving that often get overlooked. For example relocating can be a great way to save money or may offer new job opportunities. At the same time there's no getting around the fact that moving can be a huge pain. This reality has often led...

Small Businesses Still Feeling Labor Crunch, Holding Back Expansion

With the United States' jobless rate recently reaching a near 50-year low, small business owners are continuing to find that hiring isn't so simple. In fact a new study from SurveyMonkey and CNBC finds that 52% of owners say it's more difficult to find workers today than it was a...

FinTech Binji Launches Its "Complete Personal Finance Solution"

For years various FinTech ventures have sought to make managing your finances a bit easier. Of course this overall vision has manifested itself in different ways, with various startups offering their own ideas and plans. Now Binji is launching what they call a "complete personal finance solution," combining a few...

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Suggest Interest Rate Cap on Credit Cards

A 2020 presidential hopeful and a popular Congressional freshman have announced that they're teaming up to take on the credit card industry. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Orcasio-Cortez announced last week that they'll be introducing legislation to cap credit card interest rates at 15%. Not surprisingly, as USA Today...