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Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — May 2019

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 start things off, we take a look at some investing tips to help grow your money. Speaking of investing, after that we'll dive into...

Chase Closing Down Its Finn Mobile Bank App

Back in October 2017, JP Morgan Chase announced the launch of a Millennial-targeted mobile bank called Finn. In addition to offering customers access to Chase ATMs and allowing them to deposit checks, it also had some unique features such as the ability to rate transactions using emojis. Now, 18 months...

Square Announces Postmates, DoorDash Integration for POS System

With the growing popularity of food delivery services like Uber Eats, Doordash, and others, some restaurants have found that managing orders has become complicated and requires multiple devices. Now Square is looking to solve that problem by allowing businesses to access multiple platforms in one place. This week the company...

How Personal Finance Bloggers Make Money

Have you ever wondered how bloggers make money? After all, if you've ever looked at pricing for domains, hosting, and other website essentials, you may be led to believe that blogs cost more than they make (which is unfortunately true for the majority of bloggers). However, for those who want...

SEC Suing Kik Over "Kin" Initial Coin Offering

It seems that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is cracking down on initial coin offerings (ICOs). As Bloomberg reports, the agency is now suing the popular messaging app Kik over the 2017 launch of "Kin." That ICO reportedly raised $100 million for the app, but the SEC...

Money at 30: "I Will Teach You To Be Rich (2nd Edition)" Book Review 3

Ever since I started paying attention to personal finance blogs, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Ramit Sethi's I Will Teach You to Be Rich would be included on any given list of the best books to read. More recently, Sethi has popped up repeatedly in my life,...

Small Business Organizations Express Concern Over Latest Tariffs

At a time when small business optimism remains at a historic high, a surprise shift in trade policy could start to threaten that. Last week President Trump announced that his administration would be placing a 5% tariff on all goods imported from Mexico starting June 10th. What's more, the White...

Wealthfront Raises Cash Account APY to 2.51%

Last week the robo-advisor platform Wealthfront announced that it was increasing the interest rate on its Cash Account to 2.51% — up from 2.29%. According to Bankrate, that makes the offering the "top-yielding account nationwide."