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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 Software Company Thryv Announces The Thryv Foundation

While one of the top perks of being an entrepreneur is working for yourself, managing a small business alone is never simple. That's something the people at Thryv know well, leading them to offer a number of small business tools, from CRMs and appointment booking to marketing automation and social...

WalletHub Ranks Best and Worst Retirement Cities for 2019

What's the best place for retirees to live after they hang up their hat? WalletHub has a few ideas. Previously the personal finance site has ranked the top states for retirees but now a new study looks specifically at the best and worst retirement cities. To determine their rankings, WalletHub...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — August 2019 3

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. With August proving to be a volatile month on the stock market, we'll start things off with some investment-related articles. From there we'll take a...

FinTech Giant Stripe Launches Stripe Capital

For years Stripe has been one of the largest names in FinTech. With a valuation of $22.5 billion, the payments company is more than a unicorn — it's a behemoth. However that doesn't mean it's done growing yet. This week the company announced it was expanding into small business lending...

ADP Report Shows 195,000 Payrolls Added in August

Although fears of a recession have been in discussion for the better part of a year or more, that talk has heated up in recent weeks. From trade wars to inverted curves, there have been reasons to worry, leading The New York Federal Reserve to peg the chances that a...

SoFi Invest Adds Support For Crypto Trading

To the surprise of just about no one, the cryptocurrency ride continues to be a bit wild in 2019. Just this week or so the price of Bitcoin managed to fall below the important $10,000 level only to rebound a few days later. Nevertheless the growing popularity of crypto has...

Small Business Lender Funding Circle Closes $198 Million Securitization

Even as small business lending approval rates have continued to tick upward since the Great Recession, alternative lenders have proven vital in helping businesses obtain the capital they need. These online lenders have taken on many forms — from utilizing peer to peer technology to developing unique algorithms for processing...

Houston's Rice University Offering FinTech Boot Camp

With the FinTech industry continuing to expand, the sector seems poised to be a source of job growth for years to come. Just as coding has been billed as a future-ready skill, being versed in these financial technologies is also anticipated to be a benefit for workers. With that in...