Personal Finance

Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Fee — Is it Worth it?

The price of two-day shipping, video streaming, and more just went up for some. On the heels of revealing the top 20 finalists for their much-hyped second headquarters location, today Amazon announced that it was raising the price of its Prime subscription, but only for monthly users. As Yahoo Finance reports, the...

Money at 30: Turn Your Finances Around With These Free Tools

It’s probably safe to say that a majority of adults have experienced what it’s like to be short on cash at some point in their lifetime. While unfortunate circumstances can certainly be the main cause in many cases, other financial hardships are more self-inflicted and can blossom from bad habits....

Money at 30: 3 Conveniences I'm All Too Happy to Splurge On

Despite my greatest efforts to save money in a variety of ways, there's are some areas in which my stress level and needs (regardless of how neurotic) are more important to me than money. In these few cases, contrary to popular belief, it seems money can buy just a little...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — December 2017 2

It’s time again for my favorite feature here on Dyer News: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month. With the new year just beginning, articles on making 2018 a great year for your finances were naturally popular. You'll also find a couple posts discussing Bitcoin in...

Money at 30: My Money Goals for 2018

2018 is shaping up to be a big year for the Burbanks but those exciting developments come with some major financial decisions. So while some new money goals might crop up throughout the year, putting an emphasis on our retirement savings, investing in quality items for our home and daily...

Money at 30: My Biggest Financial Wins of 2017

Much to my dismay, another year is coming to an end. I know its cliche to comment on how seemingly fast a year goes by but 2017 really felt like a blink to me. Still, it was an exciting year that took me outside the country three times, brought the release...

A Guide to Making 2018 Your Best Financial Year Yet 22

It's probably something you tell yourself every January: "This will be the year I finally get my finances in order." If that's the case you're certainly not alone. Last year over 30% of Americans said that their New Year's Resolution was to "spend less and save more." The problem with...

Money at 30: Are Store Credit Cards a Good Idea?

When is the last time you went into a clothing store, department store, or other chain retailer and weren't offered a new credit card upon checkout? These pitches typically come in the form of "would you like to save an additional 20% on your purchases today?" but most of us know...