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Back-to-School Spending Expected to Climb for 2021 Season

It may only be early July, but back-to-school season is just around the corner in certain areas of the United States. Following a school year that likely looked different depending on the state, district, and school, 2021 may bring a return to (near) normal. In turn, American consumers are anticipated to spend...

Money at 30: How We're Saving Money This Summer

The way I see it, there are a few different starts to the summer season. For the former movie theatre manager in me, the first is Memorial Day weekend (although the blockbuster season really kicks off even before that now thanks to Marvel). Then, there's the technical kick-off on June...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — June 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. To start things off this month, we'll look at frugality in many forms. Then, we'll explore remote working and nomadism, including lessons learned from these...

Are Credit Reports the Same as a Credit Score? 13

For as much as we hear about credit in general, many Americans are less aware of the specifics. A key example of this is that the terms “credit report” and “credit score” are used interchangeably despite being separate things. In fact, this misconception could lead consumers to ignore an important...

American Express Adds Benefits to Platinum Card, Raises Annual Fee

One of the top-tier premium cards in the United States just got a little more premium. This morning, American Express officially announced a refresh for its popular Platinum Card. These changes include a slew of new benefits alongside a change in price for the product. Starting with the biggest news,...

BNPL Platform Afterpay Rolls Out Pulse Rewards to All Customers

Love them or hate them, "buy now, pay later" (BNPL) options have exploded in recent years. Services such as Klarna, Affirm, Quadpay, and others allow consumers to finance purchases without paying interest, provided that they pay off the balance within a few weeks. Now, one BNPL platform is rolling out...

Retirement Goal Confidence Rebounds After Mid-Pandemic Drop

After a year that challenged Americans mentally, physically, and financially, things are beginning to get back to normal. In turn, it looks as though future retirees are feeling far more optimistic than they did a few months ago. According to a Schwab Retirement Plan Services survey of 401(k) plan participants,...

Six Flags and Credit One Debut Co-Branded Rewards Credit Card

With the summer now underway and domestic travel making a big comeback, one major amusement park chain is launching a co-branded credit card product. This week, Six Flags announced a partnership with Credit One Bank. The result is the new Credit One Bank Six Flags Rewards Visa. In terms of...