Personal Finance

Money at 30: Spring Weather is a Great Reminder About Renters Insurance 1

Since moving to Springfield, Missouri, I've become mildly obsessed with following the weather. I regularly keep tabs on my local National Weather Service's Twitter, watch Facebook's live streams they hold before certain events, and of course have a favorite network affiliate meteorologist. This interest isn't so much driven by passion...

Telecom T-Mobile Launches Mobile-First Checking Account for All

Over the past few years, a lot has changed in the world of mobile service plans. From the dismantling of subsidized devices, the fall and subsequent return of unlimited data, and the bundling of streaming services into mobile plans, U.S. carriers have continually worked to find ways to one-up each...

Study Finds Cheapest and Most Expensive Car Insurance States 2

For years television advertising has been inundated with spots from car insurance commercials, each claiming to save Americans the most amount of money. Setting aside the fact that not every company can be the cheapest, one major factor in your rates is simply where you live. With that in mind,...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — March 2019 7

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. For this installment we start off with a look at all things budgeting, with tips for various money personality types. Then we'll check in on...

Americans are Spending More on Credit Card Interest

In the world of personal finance, credit cards have been a divisive subject. While there are sites dedicated to the benefits of credit cards including travel rewards and cash back, there are those (perhaps most notably Dave Ramsey) who rail against such products because of the high interest rates they...

Apple Officially Announces Apple Card Credit Card

Well, the rumors were true: Apple will soon offer their own twist on a credit card. This week the Cupertino-based company — in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Mastercard — officially announced Apple Card. With an emphasis on financial health, unique perks, and of course a new level of Apple...

Ameritrade Survey Finds Many Investors Lack Knowledge of Retirement Accounts

How much do you know about your retirement accounts? Even if you contribute to an employer-sponsored 401(k) or even a traditional IRA, chances are you still might not be familiar with all of the rules, requirements, or fees that come with them. To prove this point, recently Ameritrade interviewed 1,006...

Money at 30: What If You Need to Move Your Stock Portfolio? 2

So far 2019 has been a year of learning for me. More specifically, as a newbie investor, I’ve been trying to expand my portfolio and put more of my extra funds into the market. This journey has led to a few questions regarding different brokerage account options and the pros...