Erin Hurd

Assistant Assigning Editor  |  Credit cards, rewards, personal finance

Erin is a credit card and travel rewards expert at NerdWallet. She has spent nearly two decades showing readers unique ways to maximize their investments and personal finances. Prior to joining NerdWallet, Erin worked on dozens of newsletters and magazines in the areas of investing, health, business and travel with Agora Publishing. Her love of travel led to a passion for credit card and loyalty rewards to subsidize trips, and she thrives on teaching others how to harness the power of credit card rewards. When she's not writing or editing, Erin is planning her next adventure for her family of four using points and miles. She is based in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Education: B.A. in English from Towson University
  • Previous experience: Group Publisher, Agora Financial Publishing, Director, Investing Daily

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4 Credit Card Mistakes You Might Not Know You're Making

Some credit card mistakes are well-known and easily avoided — like missing a payment and incurring a late fee — yet many people still get tripped up. Other mistakes aren't as obvious.