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Discover Bank Discontinues Fees For Deposit Accounts

To say that Americans don't tend to harbor great feelings toward large banks would be a bit of an understatement. Thus, while too-big-to-fail institutions continue to be known for increasing fees and decreasing services, online banks and FinTech startups have sought to offer an alternative. Now one major online-only bank...

Amazon Teams with Synchrony Financial for New Secured Credit Card

Frequent online shoppers whose credit could use a boost may have a new credit card option. This week Amazon and Synchrony Financial announced the launch of the Amazon Credit Builder. Aimed at customers with low or no credit, the Amazon Prime Store Card Credit Builder is a secured credit card...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — May 2019

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 start things off, we take a look at some investing tips to help grow your money. Speaking of investing, after that we'll dive into...

Wealthfront Raises Cash Account APY to 2.51%

Last week the robo-advisor platform Wealthfront announced that it was increasing the interest rate on its Cash Account to 2.51% — up from 2.29%. According to Bankrate, that makes the offering the "top-yielding account nationwide."

Money at 30: 11 Tools You Can Use to Start Investing With Little Money 2

If there's one thing that Millennials have heard over and over again in regards to finance, it's that they really need to be investing. Unfortunately many may believe that their current situation precludes them from jumping into the market. After all, investing requires thousands of dollars and no brokerage will...

Tips and Tools for Building a Better Emergency Fund 3

Life can be unexpected. As a result it's important to prepare yourself — and your finances — for the worst case scenario. In the latter case, one of the best ways to ensure that an unforeseen expense, job loss, or other setback doesn't become exacerbated is to have an emergency...