Category: Personal Finance

Money at 30: The 2022 Black Friday/Small Business Saturday Deals I Partook In

In the past, I've often talked about my disdain for Black Friday. Despite this, it turns out that I did a decent amount of shopping on this day... albeit from the comfort of my home. Moreover, as we headed out into the world on Small Business Saturday, there were more deals to find. Thus, I figured it was worth recapping some of the items I bought over the weekend and...

Money at 30: It's Gift Card Shopping Season

In the unlikely event that you were somehow unaware, this upcoming Friday is what's long been known in the retail industry and popular culture as Black Friday. Traditionally, this has been the official start of the holiday shopping season. While that remains largely true, over the years, several retailers have started to play with the timeline and basically just used the term "Black Friday" to describe any supposedly better-than-normal sale...

WalletHub Highlights 2022 Black Friday Trends and Best Deals

In just a few days, the 2022 holiday shopping season will officially kick off with Black Friday. Ahead of that date, the personal finance site WalletHub has released its latest annual report looking at the trends and top deals shoppers can expect this year. According to WalletHub's findings, the retailer with the largest average discounts this Black Friday is JC Penney. The well-known anchor store is no stranger to this...

Frontier Airlines Introduces "GoWild!" All-You-Can-Fly Annual Pass

Having lost out on the chance to acquire Spirit Airlines, Frontier is making a splash in a different way and offering flyers a unique opportunity. This week, the budget airline announced the launch of its GoWild! pass that essentially entitles passengers to 12 months of unlimited Frontier flights. What's more, for a limited time, the new pass can be purchased for $599 — which is a fraction of the $1,999...

Money at 30: Keeping Crypto at Arm's Length

What was already being called the "Crypto Winter" has certainly grown colder in just the past couple of weeks. With the implosion of FTX, things are changing quickly. And, while I didn't have an FTX account, the news has actually impacted me as BlockFi has also paused withdrawals due to their ties to the platform. Meanwhile, as you can imagine, prices for several cryptocurrency assets have been sagging even lower...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — October 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. To kick things off this month, we'll look at a trio of posts covering various aspects of investing. Then, we'll talk about building wealth and those who strike it rich. Finally, we'll look at bank bonuses, buying time, financial independence, and more. As usual, this...

Alaska Airlines and Lyft Announce Partnership, Miles Promotion

With the holiday travel season on the horizon, Alaska Airlines and Lyft have announced a new partnership that will allow riders to add to their Mileage Plana accounts. Through December 31st, customers who link their Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan and Lyft account can earn 2 miles per dollar spent on Lyft rides. After that date, the regular earning rate of 1 mile per dollar spent will be implemented. Rewards can...

Amazon to Add Venmo Payment Option Ahead of Black Friday

Those shopping online this holiday season could see a new payment option pop up on an uber-popular retail site. Today, Amazon announced that it would soon offer Venmo as a payment option on its site and within its mobile app. While this feature will begin to be available to select users starting today, the company expects it to be open to all customers in the United States by Black Friday....