Category: Money Management

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Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — December 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. To start, we'll look at a trio of articles related to financial independence and retirement. Then, we'll celebrate the new year with some tips for making it a great one. Lastly, we'll discuss getting rich twice, tax-loss harvesting, becoming a saver, and more. As usual,...

U.S. Economy Adds 223,000 Jobs in Final Month of 2022

As Americans settle into the new year, a snapshot of the United States economy from the final month of 2022 has arrived. Today, a new jobs report was released, bringing stronger-than-expected results. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the economy added 223,000 jobs in December 2022. That outpaces the 200,000 jobs that economists surveyed by MarketWatch had estimated. However, the number was the lowest in two years....

NerdWallet Names Best Banking Products, Credit Cards for 2023

With the holiday season in the rearview and 2023 now officially underway, many Americans may be taking a closer look at their finances — especially after the spending and traveling that comes with the holidays. As that happens, the site NerdWallet has just announced its "Best-Of Awards," highlighting the top banking products and credit cards across a number of categories. And while some victories were to be expected, there were...

American Express Opens Expanded Centurion Lounge in SFO

With travel demand expected to remain strong in 2023, American Express has just unveiled an expanded lounge at a major domestic airport. Last week, an updated Centurion Lounge debuted at San Franciso International Airport (SFO). The newly-remodeled lounge is now nearly twice the size, coming in at 16,000 square feet. That extra space has been used to accommodate more seating and an additional bar that offers specialty wine flights curated...

Chase Makes Rate Adjustments to Pay Yourself Back Program

Early in the pandemic, Chase made a few changes to help their credit card customers get value from their cards even at a time when travel was halted. One of the most notable developments in this vein was the introduction of the Chase Pay Yourself Back program. With this feature, those with cards such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred could redeem their points for "everyday" purchases such...

2022 Holiday Debt Reaches Record High in LendingTree Survey

With the holiday shopping season now in the rearview and the New Year just ahead, an annual survey from LendingTree is assessing the damage done to consumers' debt load over the course of the season. First, although the survey found that slightly fewer Americans took on holiday debt this year compared to last (35% of respondents versus 36% in 2021), the average debt taken on rose. In fact, the $1,549...

Money at 30: 10 of My Favorite Money at 30 Articles from 2022

Amazingly, 2022 is already coming to an end. What's more, its final few days are in a weird sandwich where there are five "work days" between two holiday weekends. This weird setup inspired me to, yes, take things easy this week — but also to highlight some of my favorite columns that I've written this year. To compile my top 10, I decided to feature five of my reviews as...

Majority of Americans Found 2022 to Be Economically Difficult 

With 2022 coming to a close, many are now looking ahead to the new year. Unfortunately, it seems that some consumers have had a rough financial year that's left them pessimistic about what's ahead. According to Slickdeals' survey of more than 2,000 Americans, 58% of respondents described 2022 as being "economically difficult." This was a major change from 2021 when only 15% of those surveyed said the same. In fact,...