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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.

5 Times When a Personal Loan is Better than Using Credit Cards 1

For many Americans the process of purchasing an item goes like this: find what you want to buy, put it on your credit card, and pay it off… eventually. As a result credit card debt in the United States is on track to reach $1 trillion by the end of...

Are You Buying Gas the Wrong Way? 2

For decades we've been teased with the prospects of an electric car. And while companies like Tesla have brought us closer to an all-electric future, the vast majority of Americans still rely on good old gasoline to get them from point 'A' to point 'B'. Because of this gas often...

Money at 30: My Financial Awakening and How I Got Here 50

When I was 20 years old I got my first credit card. I distinctly remember standing in front of an expensive messenger bag in the Virgin Megastore (R.I.P.) that I told myself I needed for school. I also recall swearing to my girlfriend at the time that I would just...

Closing Costs: A Look What They Are and What State Has the Highest Fees 2

There's a lot that goes into buying a house — after all, it's likely the largest purchase you'll make in your lifetime. Most people these days know their way around a mortgage calculator, understand that they should have at least 20% of the home's purchase price ready for a down...

The Art of Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards 5

Depending on your point of view credit cards can either be awful or awesome. Although they can easily tempt people into debt, when used wisely, they can actually be used to save you money. Of course getting the most of your credit cards will take some work on your part.If you're...

How to Break Bad Financial Habits 2

Sometimes we are our own worst enemy. We have the best of intentions. We know that we should watch our spending. We know that we should be saving money and contributing to our retirement plan, but somehow, we just can’t seem to do it. So what is holding us back?It...

Saving on Airfare: The Best (and Worst) Times to Fly 8

No matter where you head on vacation it seems that airfare is still one of the most expensive parts of the entire trip. Even if you stick to coach (or economy), pack lightly to save on checked bag fees, and choose discount airlines you can still end up spending a fortune....

Why 7 is a Magic Number When it Comes to Credit 2

Legend states that humans replace every cell of their body in seven year's time. While that's not entirely true there is one aspect of our lives that can be refreshed after seven years: our credit. That's because of how most debt and payment infractions fall off of our credit reports over...