Personal Finance

Wealthfront Raises Cash Account APY to 2.51% 1

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...

U-Pack Review: A More Affordable and Convenient Moving Option? 3

There are many great benefits to moving that often get overlooked. For example relocating can be a great way to save money or may offer new job opportunities. At the same time there's no getting around the fact that moving can be a huge pain. This reality has often led...

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Suggest Interest Rate Cap on Credit Cards

A 2020 presidential hopeful and a popular Congressional freshman have announced that they're teaming up to take on the credit card industry. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced last week that they'll be introducing legislation to cap credit card interest rates at 15%. Not surprisingly, as USA Today...

Congress Reintroduces Bill to Fine Credit Bureaus for Data Breaches

Back in 2017, Equifax — one of three major credit bureaus in the United States — experienced a massive breach. As a result an estimated 147 million Americans saw private data exposed, making them vulnerable to identity theft and other dangers. And while the fallout from this event has led...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — April 2019 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. Starting this off, we look at a couple of articles related to some of the largest purchases many of us will make in our lifetimes....