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.

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.

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Tax Tips for Those Who Don't Want to be Audited

It's hard to believe but tax season is already closing in upon us. While April 15th is still a few months away now, it won't be long before that deadline is staring you right in the face. Even scarier than the thought of rushing to get everything done is the idea that you might make a mistake and get (*gulp*) audited. According to Money only about 1% of tax returns get...

U.S. Trade Imbalance Trending Behavior

Since the early 1990’s the United States has and continues to suffer trade imbalances, or trade deficits, of substantial and growing proportions with several foreign nations. For those unfamiliar with the term balance of trade (BOT), it is simply the difference between a country’s imports versus its exports. For nearly 2.5 decades U.S. leadership has apparently permitted (to the extent supported) this economic disparity to manifest into an extremely lopsided...

Do Money Challenges Really Work?

Although most people would probably attest that they'd like to spend less money and practice better personal finance habits, far fewer would be inclined to call that goal "fun." That's why many bloggers and others have tried to create money challenges that help the average person save money. One of the biggest sources for these money challenges is LifeHacker who recently took a look at some of the most popular methods....

Is the U.S. Economy Heading for Recession in 2016?

According to multiple news sources America is starting the New Year in precarious fashion as several credible economic analysts predict recession in 2016. Evidence of this anxiety is easily demonstrated by the recent and substantial drop in various stock market indices. As of today NASDAQ retracted to its approximate valuation as measured this time one year ago. Fears the global marketplace is facing an impeding hard contraction are growing. In...

Forgotten Expenses that Could Be Hurting Your Budget

When it's time to hunker down and create a budget to reduce spending, many of us can immediately think of areas where cuts can be made. Maybe that means you eat out at restaurants less often, you decide to give up your premier cable movie or sports package, or you downsize the number of vehicles your household owns. But what about those expenses you've simply forgotten about or didn't think...

3 Credit Card Tricks That Could Boost Your Credit Score

Planning on applying for a loan or other line of credit in the near future? If so you'll want your credit score to be as high as possible to not only improve your chances for approval but also secure you a better rate. While credit scores can't be upgraded overnight, there are a few moves you can make to give it a small boost before having your credit pulled. According...

Negotiating Another Form of Compensation at Your Job

When starting a new job or pushing your boss for a raise, you'll likely go through some negotiations before settling on a salary. Obviously the goal for most people is to get that number as high as possible and ensure they're getting paid what they're worth. However salary isn't the only factor in the compensation you ultimately receive from your employer. In addition to other perks like health insurance, company...

Where is the U.S. Economy Heading in 2016 and is Your Job Safe?

U.S. economic prosperity in 2015 is perhaps best described as confusing given stock market volatility, the Fed’s struggle to normalize monetary policy, the lowest labor force participation rate in nearly four decades, and a national debt quickly approaching $19 trillion relative to an unusually robust domestic housing market, a greatly improved national U-3 level unemployment rate, and an encouraging and fairly stable consumer price index (CPI). So what gives? Why...