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Personal finance and money management can be very confusing. Most people know that optimizing their finances is important but few feel confident that they have the knowledge to do so.

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.

Money at 30: My Big Budgeting Confession

Being a personal finance writer/nerd, I often end up talking about a number of the finance fundamentals, such as budgeting. In the past I’ve reviewed tools like Mint, talked about the old-school envelopes method, and many other topics that revolve around the idea of building a budget and sticking to...

Bankrate Study Finds Credit Card Debt Rising, Emergency Funds Falling

We’ve often heard frightening statistics about how few adults could cover an unexpected expense of only a few hundred dollars. Additionally the amount of credit card debt Americans hold has topped $1 trillion in recent years. Now a new survey by Bankrate has some more bad news: the percentage of...

U.S. Dollar Continues to Strengthen

Despite economists bracing for the dollar to weaken due to the Fed's new dovish tone, it seems that the greenback is only continuing to rally. As CNN Business reports, the dollar has rallied 1.5% since January 30th — the date of the last Fed meeting. Not only is this development coming...

Acorns Study Finds Americans Prioritizing Health Spending, Additional Saving

When it comes to personal finance matters, it's easy to get bogged down in bad news. However, on a brighter note, it looks as though more young adults are adopting better financial habits. Today the micro-investing app Acorns released their Money Matters Report for 2018, which asked 3,400 Americans between...

Finland's UBI Experiment Nets Happier Residents But No Extra Jobs

In recent years the concept known as universal basic income has gained steam as a potential alternative to the existing welfare state and/or a necessary preparation for upcoming changes to the economy. While economists and think tanks of many policial stripes have floated their own ideas and theories for what...

Study Finds Best and Worst Credit Cities for 2019

If you've been paying attention, you may have heard that the average credit score in America is on the rise. In fact, according to the Fair Isaacs Corporation — much more commonly known as FICO — the average now sits north of 700 points. However the personal finance site WalletHub recently sought...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — January 2019 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. With a new year upon us, several bloggers offered tips for a building and sticking to a budget in 2019. Turning to other financial goals, topics of...

Job Report Exceeds Expectations, Reaches Historic Milestone

It was just yesterday that economists and observers were offering their best guesses for what promised to be an interesting jobs report. Complicated by the longest partial government shutdown in history, expectations had pegged the number of payrolls being added at 165,000. In actuality the report released by the Labor...