Category: Personal Finance

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — January 2018

The start of a new year often means thinking about the near future but several articles this month looked a bit further to focus on retirement. Additionally, as winter rolls on, wanderlust seems to be setting in with travel also proving to be a popular topic.

Money at 30: How Social Media Can Influence Your Finances

Social media wields a lot of power in today's society. As a result it's no surprise that it can also have an impact on our wallets. Whether this means traps like wasting time and being tempted to spend or positive developments such as the ability to promote your business in a cost-effective manner, it's time we realize the effect social platforms can have on our finances and so we can...

The Essential Guide to Saving Money When You Move

Are you thinking about moving because of a new job or just need a change in scenery? Follow these tips to save money, reduce headaches, and make your move as painless as possible.

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 new monthly fee will climb to $12.99 from its current $10.99. This is effective immediately for new members and will...

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. Thankfully, breaking those bad financial habits and turning things around is now easier than ever thanks to a number of...

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 bit of happiness.

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — December 2017

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 this compilation seeing as the cryptocurrency grabbed more than its fair share of headlines in December and got a lot...

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 lives, and making our found credit card rewards funds go further are all at the top of the list for...