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Acorns is Featured in the New Lil Nas X Video and It's Kind of Awesome

Hip hop is a genre not usually known for its messages of fiscal responsibility. This isn't to say there haven't been some songs that preach the gospel of creating wealth instead of merely sharing all the ways you can spend it, but they are comparatively few and far between. So...

Should You Hire a Financial Advisor? 4

Over the past year or so, my big financial goal has been to start investing seriously. This journey has taken me from experimenting with stock trading apps to opening a "real" brokerage account and looking to maximize my retirement account options. While I've been satisfied with my progress so far,...

Planning on Getting Disney+? Save Big With This Special Offer

At this point, it's really no secret that I am a huge Disney nerd. Thus, I'm counting down the days until Disney+ — the company's ever-expanding  upcoming streaming service — debuts on November 12th. In fact, I already signed-up for the service while attending this past weekend's D23 Expo. However,...

"Passive Income" Ideas For Creators, Investors, and Everyone Else 4

Side hustles are great — but what about side not-so-much hustles? In other words, what if you could supplement your income without adding to your regular workload? That's basically what the idea of passive income offers. Although generating passive income will involve an investment of some type — be it...

How Do Free Credit Monitoring Sites React to New Credit Inquiries?

Over on Dyer News, I end up doing a lot of personal finance app reviews. This includes a variety of free credit monitoring services that allow you to view your educational credit scores and give you tips for improving them. The thing is that, while I explore each of these...

Countdown to #FinCon19: My 11 Most Anticipated Presentations

In just a couple of weeks, I'll be heading to our nation's capital to witness the meeting of money and media. That's right, FinCon 2019 is just around the corner! With this being the second year I've had the chance to attend, part of me feels as though I'm basically...