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Total U.S. Household Debt Tops $14 Trillion

Over the past several years, as the economy has continued to grow, so has the total amount of debt that Americans have taken on. While housing may make up the bulk of this debt, car loans, credit cards, and student loan debts are also on the rise. In fact, as...

Members of China’s People’s Liberation Army Indicted for 2017 Equifax Hack

In 2017, Equifax — one of three major credit bureaus in the United States — announced that they had experienced a breach. This resulted in approximately 147 million customers having their sensitive data exposed, including names, birthdates, social security numbers, and more. Then last year Equifax and the Federal Trade...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — January 2020 2

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. This month we'll start things off with some tips for budgeting and saving money. Then we'll take a trip around the world for a look...

United States Economy Gains 225,000 Jobs in January

This morning the first jobs report for 2020 was released — and it looks like the year is off to a running start. As CNN Business reports, the United States economy added an impressive 225,000 jobs during the month of January. That easily tops the 160,000 jobs expected by economists...

Majority of Americans Still Prefer Tax Refunds Despite Drawbacks

As the 2020 tax deadline nears, the volume of tax prep commercials is steadily increasing. In many of these ads, the service advises that their customers see the largest refunds. However the irony of such spots is that, according to some experts, large refunds are actually not ideal as they...

Digital Bank Bask Launches, Offering Airline Miles Instead of Interest

These days there are dozens of digital banks, sometimes referred to as "challenger banks." While these branch-less offerings often bear benefits that make them more attractive than traditional banks, even the best among them fail to truly break the mold. Now one online saving account is trying something a bit...

Money at 30: How to Pay Rent Using a Credit Card 3

Over the past few months, I've found myself spending (a concerning amount of) time on forums such as Reddit reading about credit cards and how people are using them to their advantage. As I've done so, one question I keep seeing come up again and again is "can you pay...

Fair Isaac Announces FICO 10 Credit Score Model

Although these upcoming developments might put fear into some consumers, it seems that those who are already practicing good credit habits have little to worry about.