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Money at 30: EveryDollar Review 3

For the most part, a lot of the budgeting apps I've reviewed have been fairly similar. Although they might include some different features and interfaces, they all largely do the same thing. That's what makes EveryDollar stand out as a unique option — for better or worse. So what is...

Encircle Review — An Easy Way to Inventory Your Belongings 3

Take a second to think about all of the things that you own. If you're like most people, chances are that you'd be hard-pressed to make a comprehensive list of these items — let alone price them out if need be. While it may not be top of mind, there...

NASA Announces $51 Million in Small Business Investments

Recently, the world watched as the results of a major private-public partnership took to the sky. On May 30th, the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carried two NASA astronauts from Cape Canaveral, Florida to the international space station. On the heels of that accomplishment, NASA has revealed the next round of companies...

Uber to Acquire Postmates for $2.65 Billion

After the chance to purchase one popular delivery service fell through for the company, Uber is on to the next. This week the ride-sharing company announced that it intends to acquire Postmates to further grow its own delivery offerings, including Uber Eats. The all-stock transaction is valued at approximately $2.65...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — June 2020 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, following the outrage and hard conversations that have arisen following the death of George Floyd and other Black people in this...

Galileo Officially Launches Galileo Instant for Debit Card Creation

One major trend seen in the FinTech industry in recent years has been the roll-out of branded debit cards. Now, Galileo is looking to make creating such offerings even easier. Recently, the company announced the official launch of Galileo Instant after originally debuting a beta of the program in November...

U.S. Unemployment Rate Retreats to 11.1% in June

Last month saw more Americans returning to work, even as the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the United States economy reclaimed 4.8 million jobs in June. That's a notable increase from the 2.7 million added in May (adjusted from the original 2.5...

FICO Introduces New Consumer Resilience Index 2

In recent years, there's been plenty of discussion about making changes to the credit score system that most Americans are forced to live by. In addition to some FinTech lenders developing their own decision algorithms, products such as Experian Boost have allowed consumers to provide more information that might help...