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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.

Learn to make your money work for you. Whether it’s getting debt free or investment advice we have you covered.

Money at 30: Publish Your Book for Under $100 3

For my column this week I thought I'd do something a little different and focus not on how you can save money but how you can potentially make it. About 15 months ago I published my first book The E-Ticket Life all about my various adventures in Disneyland, Walt Disney World,...

Prepaid Cards to Add Regulations Next Year 2

Among the retailer-specific gift cards that are now a common fixture of many grocery and department stores you've probably also encountered prepaid cards branded with logos from Visa, Mastercard, and others. Although they are often referred to as prepaid credit cards these actually function more like debit cards where funds...

What Exercise Teaches Us About Money 2

With the weather cooling after a hot summer, autumn is a big season for running, exercising, and other healthy activities. Additionally, with the holiday spending season just around the corner, now is also a great time to assess your finances and start toning your budget. So what do the two...

4 Things to Do as Soon as You Get a New Credit Card 3

So you got a new credit card — congratulations! Hopefully you'll soon be on your way to earning all sorts of rewards but first there a few things you should take the time to do. Here are the first four steps you should take before running off to use your...

Money at 30: Are Gifts Between Couples a Waste?

Serious question: why do married couples buy gifts for each other? Surely I understand that it's nice to be surprised and receive things you've had your eye on, but, in most cases aren't you really just spending your own money anyway? With today marking my third wedding anniversary and then,...

What You Need to Know About Mortgages and Your Credit Scores

If you're like most Americans, the largest purchase you will make in your lifetime is a house. Due to its outsized financial impact most home buyers finance their homes and pay it off over the course of three decades (although 15 year mortgages and other options are available as well)....

Can Cord Cutting Really Save You Money? 2

Over the past few years "cord cutting" has been the hot phrase that customers have touted and service providers have feared. While the terminology might be relatively new, the concept of cancelling your cable or satellite television subscription in order to save money certainly isn't. But is cord cutting a good deal?Before...

Median Household Income Back on the Rise in the US

It's been a long road to recovery for the U.S. economy following the banking crisis and recession of the past decade but there are some new reasons to be hopeful. Last year the median household income in the United States rose to $56,516. Not only does that represent a 5.2% lift...