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Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — June 2020

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 up this month, following the outrage and hard conversations that have arisen following the death of George Floyd and other Black people in this...

FICO Introduces New Consumer Resilience Index 1

In recent years, there's been plenty of discussion about making changes to the credit score system that most Americans are forced to live by. In addition to some FinTech lenders developing their own decision algorithms, products such as Experian Boost have allowed consumers to provide more information that might help...

Renters Insurance: How Pennies a Day Can Save You Thousands 5

Do you have renters insurance? Have you ever even heard of it? If not, you’re certainly not alone as surveys have found that less than 40% of those who rent carry a renters insurance policy. When you consider the fact that 95% of homeowners have homeowner’s insurance, it’s clear to...

Verizon Announces Verizon Visa Card for Wireless Customers

Ever since Apple announced that it would be launching a credit card of its own, there has been a slew of brands introducing their own credit, debit, and savings products — including some seemingly left-field choices. The latest in the line-up is the U.S. wireless company Verizon, who has just...

Aspiration vs. SoFi Money: Which Online Banking Option is Better? 4

For those who can live without depositing cash and speaking with in-person tellers, online-only banking options have a lot to offer. Moreover, as the popularity of these offerings continue to grow, competition has brought even more attractive features to consumers. Of course, as a dedicated reviewer and blogger, I'm always...

Survey Finds Majority of Americans are Struggling to Reduce Debt Amid Coronavirus Crisis

If it weren't already clear that the COVID-19 pandemic was hitting Americans in their pocketbooks, the latest edition of a financial literacy poll once again highlights some of the struggles consumers are having. The survey (conducted by Harris Poll) asked 2,000 U.S. adults about their current financial situation and what...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — May 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. We'll start things off with some more looks at money during a pandemic. Then, we'll talk about changing financial directions. Finally, we'll cover saving on...

Life After a Pandemic: Americans Weigh in on Potential Financial Changes 2

With more and more states moving toward phased reopenings, how are taxpayers feeling about potential life after the pandemic — and what financial and lifestyle changes do they anticipate? That's what a new survey from the site WalletHub aimed to answer. One major change that the current crisis could inspire...