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Square Instating 1.5% Fee for Instant Transfers

Over the past several years, FinTech Square has become ubiquitous at small businesses across the nation. In addition to its clever mobile credit card readers, the company has continued to expand its offerings to make it easier for business owners to accept payments. However Square has revealed a change to...

Money at 30: "Bad with Money" Book Review

When most people think about financial books, I have to assume they envision thick economic textbooks or perhaps a hardcover series from a money guru like Dave Ramsey. In reality, the personal finance books I've reviewed come from authors like Tanja Hester, Grant Sabatier, or Erin Lowry who all gratefully...

Survey Finds Even the Financially Savvy Make Money Mistakes

When it comes to personal finance, it's fairly simple to make a mistake. Whether it's as simple as overspending or more complicated such as errors in investing, you might expect that most Americans would be quick to cop to these missteps. What you might not anticipate, however, is that these...

Crypto Tax Compliance Tool TaxBit Raises $5 Million

Of all the regulatory issues that cryptocurrencies have presented, perhaps the most tangible involves taxes. Ever since the great Bitcoin boom of 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and tax professionals across the country have attempted to get the word out about properly reporting crypto gains — while likely trying...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — December 2019 3

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. First up this month, with the holiday season likely causing many to overdo it, we'll look at financial setbacks and mistakes. Similarly we'll then focus...

GasBuddy Predicts Average Cost Per Gallon to Remain Under $3 in 2020 2

Whether you're a frequent road tripper or a long commuter, there may be good news for the year ahead. According to the gas station-finding app GasBuddy, the national year average for gasoline is expected to stay below $3 a gallon once again in 2020. For transparency GasBuddy heads off their...

eMarketer: Mobile Payments Getting a Boost from Increased Contactless Card Acceptance

For years we've heard about mobile payments finally breaking through — but now it seems that the technology is making strides thanks in part to updated physical cards. According to eMarketer, it looks as though the steady roll-out of contactless credit cards are helping to raise the popularity of mobile...

Money at 30: How 4 Big Life Events This Decade Helped Shape My Money Outlook 2

As I write this, 2019 has mere hours of life left in it. What's even crazier is that, as the ball drops, we'll also be welcoming a new decade (save your technicalities — culturally, decades start in years that end in "0"). This got me thinking about just how much...