Category: Personal Finance

Apple Card to Offer High-Yield Savings Account

One of the largest companies in the world is set to introduce a new financial tool to its millions of customers. This week, Apple announced that it would soon be launching a high-yield savings accounts for Apple Card customers. Once it debuts, cardholders will be able to automatically deposit the Daily Cash they earn from their Apple Card purchases into their savings account. Additionally, customers will be able to deposit...

Money at 30: How I Keep Track of All My Banking Accounts

As I've lamented before, being a reviewer of FinTech apps and other offerings, I have far too many banking accounts. Granted, with yet another tool I've reviewed recently announcing its shutdown, occasionally my list starts to dwindle. And, yet, there's always another new account I find to take its place. Knowing about my dilemma, friends of mine have often asked how I keep track of all of these accounts. After...

American Express Celebrating Members Week Through Friday

American Express cardholders who enjoy saving money, dining out, and/or catching concerts will definitely want to see what the card issuer has up its sleeve this week as the company celebrates its customers. From October 10th through October 14th, 2022, Amex is holding its annual Members Week with unique offers, opportunities, and more. Card members with either consumer or small business cards who are in the United States will be...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — September 2022 

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 look at articles related to saving money. Then, we'll talk the talk of personal finance (including money myths, debates, and dangerous phrases). After that, we'll close things out with a look at living with less, spending your emergency fund, and...

BNPL Platform Afterpay Introduces Monthly Payment Option

The rise of "buy now, pay later" — or BNPL — platforms in recent years has been well documented. Seen as an alternative to credit cards, the appeal of these services is the ability to finance purchases by making a series of payments (usually four) while not worrying about interest or other fees. Now, AfterPay is expanding beyond this core payment plan by introducing a monthly payments option. First, the...

Money at 30: Good (and Bad) Habits I've Gained Since Getting a Dog

It's now been six weeks since my wife and I brought home our dog, Rigby. With this being the first pet either of us has had in our adult lives, I'm sure you can understand that this addition of a dog to our family has brought about a number of changes — which is why I've already penned a number of articles on the topic (including chronicling some of the...

Money at 30: Why We Continue to Subscribe to a Meal Kit Service

It's officially been over a year since my wife and I decided to sign up for a meal kit delivery service. At the time, I figured I'd take advantage of the free meals being offered as part of their intro deal, add a few recipes to our collection for future use, and (of course) get a review out of the whole thing. Yet, here we are months later and we're...

Robinhood Raises APY on Uninvested Cash to 3% for Gold Users

With interest rates on the rise after yet another Federal Reserve rate hike, the popular stock trading app Robinhood is upping the amount customers can earn on their cash. Effective as of last week. Robinhood customers who opt into the brokerage cash sweep program can earn up to 3% APY on their uninvested funds. Specifically, those who subscribe to Robinhood Gold will earn the 3% APY rate, while all other...