Personal Finance

Majority of Voters Say 2020 Election Will Directly Impact Their Financial Future

Believe it or not, Election Day 2020 is now less than a month away. More accurately, ballots are already being cast in several states, either in person or by mail. As we've seen, these final days can hold many surprises, but one thing is certain: finance will be a top...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — September 2020 5

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. This month, we'll start by looking at the topic of investing. Then, we'll fast forward to retirement as well as explore financial freedom in general....

Americans Pay Down a Record $118 Billion in Credit Card Debt

Despite the economic hardships that abound, it seems that many Americans are actually managing to eliminate some of their most expensive debts. According to WalletHub's latest data, U.S. consumers paid down a total of $118 billion in credit card debt during the first half of 2020, amounting to an all-time...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — August 2020 5

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 kick things off, we'll turn to the topic of minimalism. Then, we'll look at both money and time, followed by some personal accounts that...

United Airline Discontinuing Change Fees for Most Domestic Flyers

As the coronavirus pandemic grew stateside, several airlines introduced flexibility to their change and cancelation policies in order to allow customers to halt their travel plans without further penalty. Similarly, as the crisis continues, these airlines have sought to give potential flyers greater peace of mind not only through sanitation...

The 17 Best Cashback and Rewards Apps for 2020 3

These days, if you're shopping online, chances are you could be saving more money. In addition to coupon codes you may have missed and price trackers that can help you time your purchase just right, there are also dozens of cashback tools that will reward you just for shopping through...

College Students Report Increasing Financial Literacy During Current Crisis 3

It's been said thousands of times by this point but it remains undeniably true: the 2020-2021 school year will be unlike any other. With the COVID-19 pandemic still top of mind for students, parents, teachers, and administrators - schools and campuses across the nation are navigating the best path forward...

Survey Finds Americans Lack Confidence in Social Security's Future 2

Eighty-five years ago, the Social Security Act was signed into law. While the program this bill created is still in effect today, it continues to be a somewhat controversial topic. More specifically, there are those who worry that the program won't be sustainable going forward. Now, a survey from AARP...