Category: Money Management

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Varo Bank Expands Its Cashback Program "Perks"

These days, there are plenty of ways for shoppers to save money. From digital coupons to price comparison tools, buying online definitely has its advantages. On top of that, in recent years, cashback marketplaces have become increasingly common, allowing consumers to earn a percentage of their purchase back as a rebate just for using specific links or using a particular card in-store. That was also the basic idea behind the...

Money at 30: My Next Credit Card — 4 Options I'm Considering

Am I the only one who spends a good part of my day thinking about credit cards? Thankfully, this isn't because I have a load of debt that haunts me or because my due dates keep sneaking up on me. Instead, I am regularly finding new cards, assessing my current line-up, and consistently considering possible additions. Today, I wanted to discuss four cards that I've devoted at least some time...

BMO Harris Bank Announces Refreshed Cash Back Mastercard

In the world of rewards credit cards, the term "refresh" can often go one of two ways. Occasionally, the changes completely alter the card's target market or its usefulness to certain cardholders. Yet, in other cases, the card actually becomes more competitive and beneficial to customers. That latter example is the case for the BMO Harris Bank Cash Back Mastercard, which just announced that enhanced reward categories and more will...

Inflation Reached 7.9% in February, Highest YOY Increase in 40 Years

American consumers who feel as though they're spending more and getting less these days aren't alone. In recent months, inflation has been a significant concern as prices on everyday items have steadily risen. Indeed, a new report shows inflation on the rise once again — and there are reasons to fear that things could climb even more. Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest report, showing that the...

Debt Consolidation: Is it a Good Deal?

Is your credit card debt continuing to haunt you? Ready to pay it off once and for all? Consolidating your debt could be the first big step toward achieving that goal. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, U.S. consumer credit card debt totaled $800 billion in 2021 — and that was before the current crisis that has hit many Americans financially. Add in the fact that credit...

U.S. Average Gas Prices Hit Record High Amid War in Ukraine

On February 24th, Russia invaded the neighboring country of Ukraine. In response, nations around the globe have announced sanctions against Russia, with private companies also announcing they were pulling out of the nation. However, one industry that's heavily involved in the region is oil. Thus, as a result of the conflict, the price per barrel of oil has risen sharply. In turn, Americans are now seeing record high gas prices....

Apple Card Customers Now Able to Connect Account to Mint

When the Apple Card launched, one of the selling points was that cardholders would automatically unlock spending insights and other tools within Apple's Wallet app. Nevertheless, many customers still wanted to view their Apple Card balances in the context of their other accounts using aggregators, such as Mint. Unfortunately, this was a feature not offered by Apple and, while the company later introduced a data export option, this solution still...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — February 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 up, we'll look at FIRE lessons, musings, and resources. Then, we'll take a look at minimalism — including financial minimalism. Lastly, we'll discuss the costs of getting a pet, delayed gratification, teaching money philosophies to kids, and more. As usual, this month’s list includes...