Privacy.com Review (2023) — How it Could Help Keep Your Money Safe

First the bad news: considering all the major data breaches that have hit retailers, websites, and freaking credit bureaus alike, there’s a very strong chance your personal info has been compromised at some point. Luckily, in addition to steps you can take, such as freezing your credit reports to prevent criminals from using this data, there are a growing number of tools you can use to foil thieves in the...

Robinhood Retirement Now Available to All Eligible Customers

Just a few weeks after the investment app Robinhood opened a waitlist for its IRA product, today, the company announced that the feature is now available to all eligible customers. According to the FinTech, more than 1 million users who joined the waitlist had access to Robinhood Retirement prior to this latest update. Now, all customers can find the feature in the app. Robinhood Retirement was first confirmed during an...

Barclays Announces Third "Small Business Big Wins" Contest

Small businesses looking to add some bonus funds to their coffers may be interested in a newly-opened contest. Today, Barclays announced the launch of its third annual "Small Business Big Win" promotion. This time around, the company will once again be doling out a total of $255,000 in prize money to dozens of winning businesses. One grand prize winner will be awarded $60,000 followed by $40,000 for second place and $20,000...

Money at 30: Is the Cost of Dog Training Worth It?

A few months ago, my wife and I welcomed a four-legged friend to our family. Since then, our dog Rigby has made tremendous growth as it pertains to get getting used to our home, adjusting to our routines, and even basic things such as walking on a leash. While part of this progress can just be attributed to her spending more time with us, the professional training we purchased for...

"Smart Receipt" Startup e.pop Raises $1.6 Million

A FinTech that's looking to digitize consumer receipts has raised a fresh round of funds. This week, e.pop announced that it had closed a $1.6 million seed round. To date, the startup has now raised a total of $2 million. With the latest funds, e.pop plans to expand its team and grow its user base in key markets. At this time, users are able to join a waitlist for the...

American Express Platinum Card Review

To my surprise, it’s now been more than three years since I took the plunge and decided to apply for the Platinum Card from American Express — also known as the Amex Platinum card, American Express Platinum, Plat, and other such variants. In that time, I’ve been able to experience all of the travel benefits the card has to offer… as well as see how Amex reacts when they realize...

Greenlight Introduces Level Up Financial Education Game

A FinTech focused on family finance is rolling out a new feature that will help children and teens learn about money in fun ways. Recently, Greenlight announced it's newest feature: Level Up. Greenlight describes Level Up as an interactive, curriculum-based financial literacy game. According to the company, the game's curriculum goes beyond the National Standards for K-12 Personal Financial Education, which were developed by the Jump$tart Coalition and Council for...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — December 2022 

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, we'll look at a trio of articles related to financial independence and retirement. Then, we'll celebrate the new year with some tips for making it a great one. Lastly, we'll discuss getting rich twice, tax-loss harvesting, becoming a saver, and more. As usual,...