How Small Businesses Can Refinance Their Debt

When your business is in trouble, it's understandable that you'd do just about anything to save it. However, as things improve, you could be doing your business a disservice by not refinancing your high-interest debt and replacing it with a more reasonably-priced source of capital. That's why small business debt refinancing could be the best option for some entrepreneurs.

What Consumers Want (and Don't Want) in a Credit Card

Choosing the right credit card is as easy as it may seem. From interest rates and introductory offers to late fees and annual fees, what is that consumers are looking for in a primary card? And what do they want to avoid?

Money at 30: Is it Time to Deemphasize College?

Let me be clear that there is, without a doubt, value in higher education. That said, with the myriad of knowledge sources available to us and the student debt crisis still raging, perhaps it's time we rethink the extreme emphasis we place on college.

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Creating, Publishing, and Selling Your Own eBook

Mar 21, 2017
Publishing your own ebook and selling it on major outlets like Amazon may be easier than you think. If you want to bring your book to the world in a... Read More
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Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — March 2017

Apr 7, 2017
It’s time again for one of my favorite features here on Dyer News: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month. As you'd expect with Tax... Read More
Money Management

Money at 30: Quickbooks Self-Employed Review

Mar 28, 2017
After a turbulent tax time in 2016, Kyle decided to invest in Quickbooks Self-Employed software for himself. Now a year later he offers his review of the service and shares... Read More
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A Guide to the Best Feel-Good Alternative Investments

Nov 28, 2016
Investing is something that most Americans do and yet it still carries a somewhat negative connotation. Many might think of movies like Wall Street featuring lines like “greed is good”... Read More
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A Guide to Peer to Peer Lending Platforms for Borrowers and Investors

Feb 13, 2017
Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, you may have heard the term “peer to peer” as it related to music sharing services like Napster. About a decade later... Read More

Are Bad Habits Hurting Your Finances?

One of the keystones of personal finance is discipline. This means having the ability to curb your spending and resist impulses that will waste your funds. However, we all have... Read More

Lending Club CEO Named to Bloomberg Most Influential List


Bloomberg has just released their list of the 50 Most Influential figures for the fifth year in a row and Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche was named #28. Other big names... Read More

The Pros and Cons of the Strong Dollar

If you’re an investor or just a regular watcher of business television you may have heard a lot about the current strength of U.S. currency, although not with the positive... Read More

Peer to Peer Lending Review: What is It and How Do You Make It Work for You

Lately there’s been a lot of talk about crowdfunding and sites like Kickstarter that have been used to fund independent films, tech gadgets, and even the return of Reading Rainbow.... Read More

Home Improvement Loans: The Freedom Peer to Peer Lending Offers

Looking to make renovations, repairs, or additions to your home? It used to be that in order to secure funds to improve your home you needed to visit a bank... Read More

Finance in Hindsight: Money in Your 20s

It's a thought we've all had at some time in our lives (and The Faces famously sang about): I wish that I knew what I know now when I was... Read More

Bernanke Boasts Monetary Policy in WSJ Piece

How's the economy doing? According to Ben Bernanke, pretty well... and it's because of him. Writing in The Wall Street Journal, the Federal Reserve Chairman explains ever-so-humbly how "the Fed... Read More

Small Business Lending: The Good and Bad News

Small businesses have long been called “The Backbone of the Economy.” In order to grow many small businesses rely on loans to buy inventory, repair equipment, and market themselves in... Read More