Chanelle Bessette is a personal finance writer at NerdWallet covering banking. She previously worked at Fortune, Forbes and the Reno Gazette-Journal. She is also a spokesperson for the banking team, and her expertise has appeared in The New York Times, Vox and Apartment Therapy.
- Education: B.A. in journalism from University of Nevada, Reno, B.A. in English from University of Nevada, Reno
- Previous experience: Fortune, Forbes, Reno Gazette-Journal
Chanelle has also nerded out in...
Quotes and interviews
The New York Times. A Smarter App Is Watching Your Wallet.
Apartment Therapy. The $30 Bank Fee You Don’t Have to Pay If You Use This Script.
The latest from Chanelle
Alliant Credit Union Review: Checking, Savings and CDs
Alliant Credit Union's above-average rates and broad membership criteria make it worth considering.
6 Best Alternatives to Savings Accounts
Traditional savings accounts tend to have lower interest rates than online options and other accounts and services.
Best Rewards Checking Accounts of 2023
The best rewards checking accounts offer high interest rates or cash back on spending.