Connor Emmert is a former NerdWallet writer and an authority on investing. Prior to joining NerdWallet, he spent several years as a licensed financial advisor with Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and Fisher Investments. He earned his bachelor's degree in English at Colby College.
- Education: B.A. in English from Colby College
- Previous experience: Financial advisor at Merrill, Fisher Investments
The latest from Connor
How to Make Money With Bitcoin
It's been rough recently, but there are still ways investors can potentially make money with Bitcoin.
How Many Bitcoins Are There?
Bitcoin has released about 19 million of the 21 million total coins its source code will ever make available.
How to Buy or Earn GALA — Including by Playing Video Games
GALA is the native cryptocurrency token for the Gala Games ecosystem on the Ethereum blockchain.
Ethereum vs. Solana: How They Stack Up
Ethereum is more popular, but Solana has faster speeds and lower transaction costs.
Bitcoin (BTC) vs. Bitcoin Cash (BCH): How They’re Different
Bitcoin Cash split off from the original Bitcoin blockchain in an effort to increase transaction speeds.
How to Buy Cosmos (ATOM) Cryptocurrency
The native cryptocurrency on the Cosmos blockchain, ATOM, can be purchased on many different platforms.
Ethereum (ETH) vs. Ethereum Classic (ETC): How the Split Happened
Ethereum and Ethereum Classic both originated from the same blockchain, but Ethereum remains the more popular of the two by a large margin.
What Are Ethereum Gas Fees?
Gas fees represent the price users pay to carry out a transaction on the Ethereum blockchain.
How to Buy Tron Crypto (TRX)
Tronix can be purchased on a variety of exchanges using cash, cryptocurrency or even a credit card.
NEAR Protocol (NEAR): Current Price and How to Buy It
NEAR, which launched in 2020, is the token that powers NEAR's developer-friendly platform.
How to Buy Tether (USDT)
Some crypto investors hold Tether in their portfolio for its price stability and liquidity.
How to Buy Ripple (XRP)
Here are some details about buying XRP to help you decide whether that’s the right next step for you.
Tether (USDT) Cryptocurrency: Current Price and How It Works
Tether aims to be as dependable as conventional fiat currencies like the U.S. dollar, with the added benefits of blockchain technology.