Category: Money Management

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Health Insurance Marketplace Premiums Mostly Stay Steady for 2022

In recent months, the main economic story in America has been inflation. Two weeks ago, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ October Consumer Price Index showed prices increasing by 6.2% over the past 12 months, marking the largest yearly increase since 1990. Yet, despite prices climbing on a number of everyday items, it looks as though health insurance premiums purchased on state and federal marketplaces will remain relatively unchanged from 2021. According...

A Look at the Digital Nomad Lifestyle

A few years back, I remember listening to a podcast as they discussed the topic of digital nomads. In particular, they brought on two women who embarked on a year-long "workation," as they called in, which saw them living and working in a different city each month. I was floored. Somehow it had never occurred to me that such things were possible — even though I had personally moved to...

Priceline and Barclays Announce Priceline VIP Rewards Visa

When it comes to co-branded credit cards, travelers are likely well aware of options available for a specific airline or hotel brands. Yet, more recently, there's also been a growing list of cards that cater to customers of third-party booking platforms. The latest example of this is the Priceline VIP Rewards Visa — which is being issued by Barclays. One of the card's main benefits is that it includes automatic...

Consumer Price Index Sees Largest 12 Month Increase in 30+ Years

Amid the United States' continued efforts to recover from the pandemic and get Americans back to work, one of the biggest economic stories in recent months has involved inflation. Anecdotally, many consumers have reported seeing prices on essentials rise, impacting their personal finances. Now, the Bureau of Labor Statistics' October Consumer Price Index shows that prices are not only increasing but are doing so at levels not seen in three...

Amex Introduces Exclusive Morgan Stanley Blue Cash Preferred Card

Something that most credit consumers may not realize is that American Express occasionally offers exclusive versions of their cards. For example, Charles Schwab customers could famously apply for a special edition of the Platinum Card and transfer their points to their brokerage account at a rate of 1.25¢ each (although this has since been lowered to 1.1¢ per point). Now, Morgan Stanley and American Express have announced another exclusive product,...

IRS Increases 401(k) Contribution Limit for 2022 Tax Year

As the new year approaches, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced some changes to its retirement account contribution limits as part of its regular cost‑of‑living adjustments. Most notably, this includes an increase in the total amount employees can contribute to their 401(k) during the tax year. Additionally, income limits for IRAs and the Saver's Credit have been adjusted upwards as well. Next year, the employee contribution limit for 401(k)...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — October 2021

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. We'll start things off with a pair of posts about credit cards. Then, we'll transition to retirement, including early and semi-retirement. Lastly, we'll look at bad financial advice, sponsored content, renting vs. owning, and more. As usual, this month’s list includes a couple of Dyer...

Capital One Announces Premium Credit Card, Venture X

With the travel industry continuing to rebound, Capital One is finally joining the premium travel credit card scene. This week, the bank officially announced the Venture X card. As CNN reports, the new card will open applications on November 9th and feature a slew of travel benefits along with a special introductory welcome bonus. Starting with the annual fee, the Venture X card will come at a cost of $395....