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Americans Pay Down a Record $118 Billion in Credit Card Debt

Despite the economic hardships that abound, it seems that many Americans are actually managing to eliminate some of their most expensive debts. According to WalletHub's latest data, U.S. consumers paid down a total of $118 billion in credit card debt during the first half of 2020, amounting to an all-time...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — August 2020 4

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, we'll turn to the topic of minimalism. Then, we'll look at both money and time, followed by some personal accounts that...

United Airline Discontinuing Change Fees for Most Domestic Flyers

As the coronavirus pandemic grew stateside, several airlines introduced flexibility to their change and cancelation policies in order to allow customers to halt their travel plans without further penalty. Similarly, as the crisis continues, these airlines have sought to give potential flyers greater peace of mind not only through sanitation...

The 17 Best Cashback and Rewards Apps for 2020 3

These days, if you're shopping online, chances are you could be saving more money. In addition to coupon codes you may have missed and price trackers that can help you time your purchase just right, there are also dozens of cashback tools that will reward you just for shopping through...

College Students Report Increasing Financial Literacy During Current Crisis 3

It's been said thousands of times by this point but it remains undeniably true: the 2020-2021 school year will be unlike any other. With the COVID-19 pandemic still top of mind for students, parents, teachers, and administrators - schools and campuses across the nation are navigating the best path forward...

Survey Finds Americans Lack Confidence in Social Security's Future 2

Eighty-five years ago, the Social Security Act was signed into law. While the program this bill created is still in effect today, it continues to be a somewhat controversial topic. More specifically, there are those who worry that the program won't be sustainable going forward. Now, a survey from AARP...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — July 2020 3

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, dive into some tips for saving money (or at least not spending as much). Then, we'll look at two interesting posts regarding the very...

How Are Consumers Utilizing Credit Card Rewards During the Pandemic?

With the United States economy still suffering at the hands of the COVID-19 pandemic, many consumers have had to grow more savvy in order to weather the storm. According to a recent survey commissioned by the peer to peer payment service PayPal, it seems that, for some Americans, this may...