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Is it About Time You Got a New Credit Card?

One of the most popular questions in personal finance is "how many credit cards should I have?" Surprisingly there really isn't a perfect answer due to the complexity of credit and the diversity of individual situations. On a similar note, while there are certainly people who should stay away from...

Digit Automated Savings Bot Comes to Facebook Messenger 1

Nearly everyone knows that they should be saving money but often times that goal is easier said than done. As I've written about on this site before, arranging to have technology set money aside for you has proven to be a popular and effective way to save without the sting....

3 Things to Do Before Applying for a Small Business Loan 2

No matter what kind of business you own or plan on starting, one thing's for sure: you're going to need capital. Thankfully the advent of the Internet and with it an influx of alternative lenders, entrepreneurs now have greater access to the funds they need to grow. However, before you...

Money at 30: The Tax Man is Coming 3

After a couple of years of freelancing and being self-employed, I've come to one conclusion: It. Is. Awesome. What's severely less awesome, however, is when it comes time to pay up the taxes I've been neglecting all year. Of course this problem isn't just limited to those of us who...

Make the Most of Your Savings with These 3 Options 14

We all know that we're supposed to save a portion of our money but where are we supposed to put it? Conventional wisdom would suggest that a plain savings account is a good, safe option however, with the rates big banks offer on most account, you'd almost get as much from...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — December 2016

Last month I kicked off a new feature here on Dyer News where I highlighted some of my favorite articles I came across in the month prior. Today I'm pleased to continue that series and share a few posts I think are well worth your time. This month's compilation brings...

How Mobile Banking Apps Save Big Institutions Money 5

One of the big benefits that FinTech companies tout is that they are able to keep their costs down by operating exclusively online and not maintaining any brick and mortar branches. Interestingly their point is very well proven by data supplied by their big bank competitors. As Fox Business reports institutions...

Striking a Balance in Your Customer Service (and Not Getting Scammed) 7

While the common trope tells us that "the customer is always right," in the real world that isn't always the case. At the same time, with the advent of public forums like Yelp and Facebook, anyone who is unhappy with your service can instantly share their opinion with a wide...