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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.

Tesla Discontinues Acceptance of Bitcoin for Vehicles

Elon giveth and Elon taketh away. Less than six weeks after Tesla began accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for its famed electric vehicles, Musk has announced that the company will halt this practice. In turn, the price of $BTC has fallen sharply. In a tweet, Musk cited environmental...

SoFi Introduces New Weekly Dividend ETF $WKLY

Over the past few years, SoFi has continually kept things interesting by debuting new features and products at a rapid clip. Now they’re at it again, adding another exchange traded fund to its line-up. This week, SoFi introduced its latest ETF: the SoFi Weekly Dividend ETF ($WKLY). With this ETF,...

US Bank Launches New Altitude Connect Visa Signature Card

Over the past few months, we've seen a number of travel-centric credit cards making a comeback. Now, U.S. Bank is introducing a new option altogether. This week, the bank debuted the new Altitude Connect Visa Signature Card, featuring rewards for those both on the road and at home. Headlining the...

Credit Card Confidence Increased in April

It seems as though a greater number of Americans were prepared to pay off their credit cards last month than they have been at any other point so far this year. The latest update to LendingTree’s monthly index shows credit card confidence once gain on the rise. During the month,...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — April 2021

It’s time again for one of my favorite features here on Dyer News: a look at the top 10 personal finance articles of the month. First, we'll take a look at some investing tips and perspectives. Then, we'll explore the topic of money failures and how to hopefully avoid them....

United States Economy Gained 266,000 Jobs in April

This morning, the United States Labor Department had good and bad news about the nation's economic recovery. According to the agency's latest report, the U.S. added 266,000 jobs during the month of April. While any gain in jobs is a good thing, the disappointment comes from the fact that economists...

Mastercard Names Six Startups for Latest Start Path Accelerator

Mastercard's award-winning Start Path program is ready for its next round. This week, Mastercard announced the latest six FinTechs that will participate in its accelerator. These startups include: Asante Financial ServicesCledaraJifiti Moeda Seeds SpenDebt's Tippy Launched in 2014, the Start Path program has previously helped more than 250 startups develop their products and...

Gemini Becomes Latest Crypto Platform to Support Dogecoin

A dog coin that started as a joke but has grown increasingly real has just received another booster as it rockets "to the moon." This week, Gemini announced that it was adding Dogecoin to its trading platform, allowing customers to buy, sell, and hold the popular asset. Doge now joins...