Elizabeth Ayoola is a NerdWallet personal finance writer. She graduated from King's College London with a master's in environment, politics and globalization, and she has over 10 years of writing experience. Her journey to finance writing started with a goal to learn as much as she could about how to attain financial freedom and share information with others about how to do it, too. This led her to Debt.com, where she covered topics relating to mortgages, debt and credit. Her articles have appeared on platforms like The Associated Press, Essence, The Knot, MSN, Parents.com, Yahoo and PopSugar.
- Education: M.A. in environment, politics and globalization from King's College London
- Previous experience: Debt.com
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Can Job-Hopping Help Retirement Savings?
Changing jobs often has its pros and cons, but understanding how it hurts or helps your retirement savings can help you make more informed decisions
FIRE Movement: Financial Independence, Retire Early
Many Americans are taking early retirement into their own hands by joining the FIRE movement, but it’s not for everyone.
How to Buy Meta Stock (META)
Investing in Meta (formerly Facebook) requires a few steps. You’ll need a brokerage account, an investing plan and a budget.
The Top 9 Most Undervalued Stocks in the S&P 500
Undervalued stocks are often traded below their believed market value. Here's how to find them, and what makes them attractive to investors.
OTC Markets: What They Are And How They Work
Over-the-counter, or OTC, markets are decentralized financial markets that give investors access to smaller, unlisted companies, foreign currencies, derivatives and other securities.
Investing for Parents: Save for Retirement, Avoid These Mistakes
Raising a child is expensive, but sacrificing your retirement savings could cost you more.
4 Retirement Savings Strategies for Family Caregivers
Providing care for a family member can put a dent in retirement savings, but there are ways to get your finances on track.
Experts Share Tips on Overcoming the Disparity in Generational Wealth
No matter where you are on your financial journey, it’s not too late to start building generational wealth through investing.
4 Ways to Tame Financial Stress and Save for Retirement
Financial stress can set back your retirement goals, but these strategies can help you get on track.
Financial Therapist: What They Do and How to Find One
A financial therapist can help you challenge your money fears and make progress in your investing journey.
After-Tax 401(k) Contributions: A Guide for How They Work
After-tax 401(k) contributions can be a smart way for high earners to grow their retirement investments.
Passive Investing: What It Is and How It Works
Passive investing is a long-term strategy for building wealth by buying securities that mirror stock market indexes and holding them long term. It can lower risk, because you’re investing in a mix of asset classes and industries, not an individual stock.
Investing Checklist: Things to Do by Year-End
Implementing investing strategies before the end of the year can help maximize your money.
Special Needs Trust (SNT): What It Is and How to Start One
Special needs trusts can ensure financial security for loved ones with disabilities or functional needs.