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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.

CoinBits Aims to Be the "Acorns of Crypto"

Bitcoin has been on a bit of a roll the last few months. With its price back over $8,000, there's hope that some new life can be breathed into the world's largest cryptocurrency. Still, the coin has a long way to grow, which is why Erik Finman — who MarketWatch...

Uber Reportedly Looking to Expand into FinTech

Just over a month after its initial public offering, Uber is apparently looking to diversify its offerings while still pleasing their target demographic. According to a CNBC report the ride-hailing company is now eyeing an expansion into the realm of FinTech. While it's unclear exactly what these plans would entail,...

Amazon Teams with Synchrony Financial for New Secured Credit Card

Frequent online shoppers whose credit could use a boost may have a new credit card option. This week Amazon and Synchrony Financial announced the launch of the Amazon Credit Builder. Aimed at customers with low or no credit, the Amazon Prime Store Card Credit Builder is a secured credit card...

Trump Cancels Mexico Tariffs While Threatening China on Trade

Today was going to be the day that a new 5% tariffs on all imported goods from Mexico was supposed to go into effect (before climbing another five points monthly until it reached 25%). However President Trump announced on Friday that he was canceling that plan after our southern neighbors...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — May 2019

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. To start things off, we take a look at some investing tips to help grow your money. Speaking of investing, after that we'll dive into...

Chase Closing Down Its Finn Mobile Bank App

Back in October 2017, JP Morgan Chase announced the launch of a Millennial-targeted mobile bank called Finn. In addition to offering customers access to Chase ATMs and allowing them to deposit checks, it also had some unique features such as the ability to rate transactions using emojis. Now, 18 months...

Square Announces Postmates, DoorDash Integration for POS System

With the growing popularity of food delivery services like Uber Eats, Doordash, and others, some restaurants have found that managing orders has become complicated and requires multiple devices. Now Square is looking to solve that problem by allowing businesses to access multiple platforms in one place. This week the company...

How Personal Finance Bloggers Make Money

Have you ever wondered how bloggers make money? After all, if you've ever looked at pricing for domains, hosting, and other website essentials, you may be led to believe that blogs cost more than they make (which is unfortunately true for the majority of bloggers). However, for those who want...