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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.

White Star Capital Closes $50 Million Digital Asset Fund

Despite a rough week in the world of crypto, venture capitalists continue to see potential in the space. Case in point: White Star Capital has announced that it's raised $50 million to create a Digital Asset Fund (DAF), which will invest in various blockchain-enabled businesses and crypto networks. Previously, the...

Employee Retirement Plan Participation in 2020 On Par with 2019

It goes without saying that 2020 was an unprecedented year that changed the lives of nearly all Americans. This includes several financial impacts that arose as lockdowns went into effect and as businesses' sales suffered. Nevertheless, Bank of America's 2021 Financial Life Benefits Impact Report (which looks at figures from...

Capital One Enhances Rewards on SavorOne Card

In recent months, plenty of credit card companies have made adjustments to their products — including moves both good and bad. Now, Capital One has joined the ranks of those refreshing one of their popular cards, in this case the SavorOne. Luckily, though, the adjustments all seem to be favorable...

Current Announces Partnership with Decentralized Finance Platform Acala

As many aspects of money modernize, the lines between FinTech and traditional finance have begun blurring. Similarly, another trend has brought fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies closer together, allowing all kinds of platforms to harness the power of blockchain. With that in mind, two FinTechs have revealed plans to create a...

"Backing Historic Small Restaurants" Grant Program Awards $1 Million to Small Businesses

During the pandemic, numerous small businesses closed their doors permanently. Sadly, this included several long-time institutions, many of which had previously operated for multiple decades. Thus, in a bid to help ensure that some iconic small restaurants are able to weather the storm, more than $1 million in grant money...

Roboadvisors: What Are They and Are They Right For Your Investments? 3

If you’ve researched investing in the past few years or so, one option you’ve probably seen come up an increasing amount is roboadvisors. With a futuristic sounding name that instantly instills images of autonomous mechanical arms making trades, roboadvisors have proven exciting to some while giving other potential investors pause....

FinTron Announces Partnership with LendingClub Bank

Over the past few years, several FinTech firms have taken a stab at building a better banking account. In many cases, these startups are able to tailor the banking experience to better serve a specific type of customer. Yet, these bold ideas cannot become reality without the help of a...

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...