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Online Shopping Reaches Record on Black Friday 2020

With the holiday shopping season now officially underway, consumers are apparently taking their shopping online in record numbers. Preliminary figures from Adobe Analytics (as reported by TechCrunch) show online sales on Black Friday growing 21.6% year over year to top $9 billion. Although that's on the lower end of Adobe's...

Money at 30: My Top Holiday Shopping Tips For 2020 1

Even though we're still in mid-November, I think we can all agree on fast-forwarding to the holiday season this year. Of course, 2020's festivities are bound to look a bit different in many ways. Nevertheless, shopping will surely still play a big role in the next several weeks. With that...

U.S. Credit Card Balances Reach Lowest Total Since 2017

If the credit card balances you carry have decreased in recent months, you're not alone! According to data from TransUnion, credit card balances fell to a total of $723 billion during the third quarter of the year. That's not only down $15 billion from the prior quarter but is also...

American Express Platinum Card Introduces Increased Bonus with Limited-Time 10x Multipliers 3

When it comes to top-tier credit card offers, American Express has just thrown down the gauntlet. As of today, the extremely popular (and very premium) American Express Platinum card is offering a new welcome bonus that not only ups the number of points that new cardholders can earn but also...

For Several Reasons, Americans Say They Plan to Spend Less This Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season now just a few weeks away, it seems that many shoppers won't be stuffing stockings as full or putting as many presents under the tree this year compared to previous winters. According to a survey conducted by Debt.com, 62% of Americans expect that they will...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — October 2020 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. First up is something we could also use right now: early retirement. Then we'll answer a pair of financial questions. Finally, we'll round things out...

Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.9% as 630,000 Jobs Return in October

Last month, it seems that more Americans went back to work. According to the latest Labor Department report, the United States economy gained 630,000 jobs in October. That's more than the 503,000 that economists surveyed by MarketWatch had anticipated. More specifically, private sector hiring reached 906,000, although a decline in...

Guide to Rewards Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping 3

With Halloween behind us, it's now full steam ahead to Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and (eventually) New Years. Of course, there's still plenty to do before that — including the annual holiday shopping season. As a result, while you may not realize it, this may make for a good time to...