Personal Finance

Amazon Bringing Cash Payment Option to the U.S.

Since launching in the mid-90s, Amazon has grown from a novel online bookselling startup into one of the largest retailers in the world. However, while online shopping has become the preference for many who value convenience, one problem is that most e-commerce sites require customers to use a credit or...

Walmart Launching Co-Branded Credit Card with Capital One

Bentonville-based retailer Walmart is refreshing their credit card offerings, upping the rewards to put an emphasis on online shopping and mobile payments. This week the company announced a partnership with Capital One to create the Capital One Walmart Rewards Mastercard while also releasing a store card dubbed the Walmart Rewards...

Money at 30: Celebrating Three Years Since My "Financial Awakening"

This past week, I attended my second FinCon. If you're not familiar, this annual event is where "money and media meet." In other words, it's a conference for personal finance bloggers, advisors, brands, and others to come together. Whether I'm discussing my site, YouTube channel, or other projects, one of...

WalletHub Ranks Best and Worst Retirement Cities for 2019 3

What's the best place for retirees to live after they hang up their hat? WalletHub has a few ideas. Previously the personal finance site has ranked the top states for retirees but now a new study looks specifically at the best and worst retirement cities. To determine their rankings, WalletHub...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — August 2019 4

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. With August proving to be a volatile month on the stock market, we'll start things off with some investment-related articles. From there we'll take a...

Money at 30: The Spiteful Spending Paradox 3

No one likes to be scorned. Thus, when we feel we're being wronged, it's natural to not only want to stand up for ourselves but also stump for what we feel is right. Incidentally the same things can happen in finance, leading to what I've dedided to dub "spiteful spending."...

Average Millennial Auto Debt Rises in Q2 2019

As we recently learned, this holiday weekend, a great number of Americans will be shopping for new vehicles. While this time of year might offer some strong deals and incentives, it seems that many Millennial car buyers are taking on more auto debt than they have in recent years.  In...

77.5 Million Americans Plan on Car Shopping This Labor Day Weekend

In America, it seems certain holidays become associated with different shopping events — the largest example being the day after (or, in recent years, day of) Thanksgiving sales known as Black Friday. With summer nearing its end one such retail holiday is just around the corner, as Labor Day has...