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At Dyer News we stay on top of the latest economic trends, financial products, and money management strategies in order to provide the knowledge to help you use the money you have today to live the life you want.

Learn to make your money work for you. Whether it’s getting debt free or investment advice we have you covered.

Universal Basic Income: What It Is and What People Are Saying About It

In recent years, universal basic income has been discussed by several notable figures, including Silicon Valley totems Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg as well as political notables like Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders. Yet, while you might assume that, based on those names, UBI was strictly a progressive platform issue,...

Credit Scores Rise Dramatically After Filing Bankruptcy

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Steve Rhode that we think is of interest to Dyer News readers. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia did some research into the recovery of credit and credit scores following filing Chater 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. As with most empirical research...

Congressional Budget Office Projects Economic Slowing in 2019

Last month it was announced that the U.S. economy grew by an impressive 4.1% in the second quarter of 2018. The figure was well-touted by President Trump, who declared, "We’re on track to hit the highest annual growth rate in over 13 years." Now the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reports that...

Money at 30: Two Years Later

I don't know how this is possible but it's now been two years since I started this weekly column here on Dyer News. In that time a lot has changed for me personally, professionally, and financially... while also staying about the same. I'm still married, we continue to live in...

Continued Increases in Home Prices Defy Analyst Predictions 2

Despite warnings from economists and analysts that growth would be coming to an end, home prices rose once again in June of this year. In fact the 0.7 monthly increase marked the 14th consecutive month that prices had either stayed flat or risen. Moreover the 6.8% year over year growth...

Money at 30: Beware the 401(k) "Force Out" 5

One of the benefits of writing about personal finance is that, when I find myself in frustrating financial situations, I at least enjoy the silver lining of getting an article out of it. This is what I had to remind myself of yesterday as I spent a nice chunk of...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — July 2018 3

It’s time again for my favorite feature here on Dyer News: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month.  July saw a diverse slate of topics on the docket, from some basic tips for growing your savings and spending less, to more specific advice on investing...

Which States Have the Most Student Debt?

In recent years much has been made about the amount of educational debt former U.S. students find themselves saddled with after graduation. That's because, second to mortgages, student loans make up the largest portion of American household debt, with outstanding balances totaling $1.41 trillion according to the according to the Federal Reserve Bank...