Personal Finance

Clever SoFi Stunt Rewards Investors with Free Coffee

When it comes to personal finance advice, you don't need to go too far to find talk of coffee. The commonly-cited "Latte Factor" shows how much consumers could save if they cut out that daily latte and invested the funds instead. Meanwhile others have pushed back on this concept, leading...

Money at 30: Tools for Saving Money (and Time) When Traveling Overseas 4

When you think of the terms "international travel" and "money" together, what comes to mind? I assume that most people would say "expensive" as seeing the world can come at a high cost. At the same time there are some ways you can save money on your trip and several...

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."...