Category: Money Management

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.

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Survey: 90% Want to Invest But 45% Aren't Sure Where to Start

These days, there is certainly no shortage of investment options that consumers have. Furthermore, thanks to retail brokerages as well as mobile apps, the stock market is more acessible than ever. Nevertheless, a recent survey shows that many consumers still aren't sure how to take advantage of these options. According to a report by the FinTech app Stash, 90% of Americans say they want to invest in order to build...

Robinhood Cash Card Adds New Cashback Offers

Looking to earn cashback on some common purchases from major brands? A popular investment app has now added reward offers to its debit card product. This week, Robinhood announced a new feature called Cash Card Offers. With these specialized, brand-specific deals, cardholders can earn cashback on select purchases. In a blog post, the company wrote, "Building on our mission to democratize finance for all by putting money back into customers'...

Month-Over-Month U.S. Inflation Flat in July 2022

For months, the top economic story has been inflation. In turn, the debuts of new inflation reports have become appointment viewing for economists and other observers. On that note, today's release came with a bit of surprise and, overall, good news. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index report, overall index item prices were flat between June and July. By comparison, prices grew 1.3% in June...

Capital One and REI Introduce New REI Co-op Mastercard

The popular outdoor retailer REI is changing up its co-branded credit card. After partnering with Capital One, the two companies have now unveiled the refreshed REI Co-op Mastercard. First, the REI Co-op Mastercard will earn 5% in rewards on all REI purchases. This includes regularly priced items as well as sale items, used gear, store services, and even REI gift cards. All other purchases will earn 1.5% back in rewards....

July Report: U.S. Economy Regains Jobs Lost During Pandemic

In March of 2020, following a month that saw unemployment fall to 3.5%, the United States economy shed 459,000 jobs. This was followed up by a massive 20.5 million job loss in April, bringing unemployment to 14.7%. Now, 27 months later, the U.S. has returned to that February 2020 high. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the economy added 528,000 jobs in July. This was more than...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — July 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. First, we'll look at two articles about saving money — in both senses of the term. After that, we'll talk about investing for retirement. To close things out, we'll also cover financial goalposts, a five-word reason why financial freedom is so powerful and much more. As...

Bask Bank Increases Mileage-Earning for AAdvantage Savings

In recent months, the United States economy has seen several trends emerging at once. While the most notable of these has been inflation, increasing interest rates and growing demand for travel have been two other major stories. Combining those latter two, this week, Bask Bank announced a change to its airline miles-earning account. Launched in early 2020, the Bask Mileage Savings Account allows customers to earn American Airlines AAdvantage miles...

How to Convert to a Roth IRA — And Why You Might Want To

Running through the pros and cons of various retirement savings options can be a bit overwhelming for anyone — let alone those who are young and perhaps considering such tools for the first time. While most workers are likely to just sign up for their employer's 401(k)s, others may eventually decide to add an IRA to the mix. However, even then, they may end up selecting a Traditional IRA when...