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Money at 30: CES, Tech Temptation, and Lifestyle Creep

Yesterday I returned home from a week-long stay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main purpose of my visit wasn't gambling or any particular Cirque du Soleil performance (although I did manage to see one while in town) but to attend this year's Consumer Electronics Show. This being my first time,...

Money at 30: The Makings of an Interesting Tax Season

We may only be in the second week of January but talk of tax season is already growing exponentially. Why? Well, in case you didn't hear, the United States federal government is currently involved in a partial shutdown. Considering that the president has stated that the shutdown could last for...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — December 2018 5

It’s time again for my favorite feature here on Dyer News: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month. Considering that December marked the end of 2018, it seems only fitting that this month's round-up starts with some New Year's money resolutions. Similarly the fresh start...

Money at 30: Understanding Robinhood's "Checking & Savings" Debacle 2

It was a mere few weeks ago that I woke up to discover that the investment app Robinhood was introducing a Checking & Savings product that promised to pay account holders 3% interest. Being an active Robinhood user (and having reviewed the app previously), I jumped at the chance to...

2018 Year-End Tax Tips (And Some Surprising Deductions You Can Claim) 3

With the holiday season drawing to a close, it's time to start thinking about the next major season all Americans look forward to: tax season! All joking aside the end of the year is actually a great time to start considering your taxes and making moves to potentially reduce your...

IRS Adjusts Tax Bracket Income Figures for 2019

In just over a week 2018 will come to an end, with 2019 following right behind it. As we await the new year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the tax brackets that will be in effect as when the calendar page flips. Following the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act...

Money at 30: My First Airbnb Experience 3

At 32 years old, I may seem young and hip (ha) but there have been a few trends and technologies that have emerged in recent years that I've been a bit behind on. For example my first Uber ride didn't arrive until 2015 while my first ever Airbnb didn't occur...

New Study Highlights Which Stores Have the Best Black Friday Discounts

If the blasts of cold weather and snow in parts of the country weren't a clear indication that the holiday season was well on its way, this week marks the official kickoff of the retail bonanza as so-called Black Friday arrives. Despite several retailers getting an even earlier jump on...