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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...

Average Holiday Season Spending Expected to Top $1,000 This Year

Thanksgiving and Black Friday may still be a couple of weeks away but, make no mistake, the holiday season has arrived. As the shopping bonanza gets underway, new studies are attempting to estimate how much the average American adult will end up spending on gifts, decorations, and other festivities this...

Money at 30: 3 Ways Your Vote Could Impact Your Finances

Well, it's finally here: the much ballyhooed 2018 midterm election day is upon us. As important as this election will likely end up being, personally, I'm just looking forward to the commercial breaks in between Jeopardy rounds returning to their normal "all prescription drug commercials" format. But in all seriousness, my...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — October 2018 4

It’s time again for my favorite feature here on Dyer News: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month. Despite those who decry that October is too early to talk about Christmas, holiday shopping tips proved popular this month. Elsewhere the topics of FIRE and financial...

6 Tips To Save Money and Plan the Most Efficient Move Yet 2

When talking about stressful events, few are more stressful than moving: other than having financial difficulties. Combine the two and welcome to a tailor-made environment perfect for making life harder than it needs to be. But, don’t fret, there is still some hope. Even if you’re moving from a very...

IRS Announces Contribution Limit Increases for Retirement Accounts

With the end of 2018 now fast approaching, today the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced 2019 contribution limits for various retirement accounts. In many cases these limits have increased as part of what the IRS calls "cost of living adjustments." As a result individuals will be able to put away more...

Money at 30: How My Wife and I Discuss Money Matters 5

I have to admit, when I hear stats about how many couples fight about money, it makes me wonder what's so hard about discussing money with your significant other? Apparently we're in the minority but my wife and I have been completely open and honest about money since pretty much...