Funto Omojola started writing for NerdWallet in 2020. Before joining NerdWallet, she covered personal finance-related topics for financial websites and organizations and has over five years of experience writing about money. Her writing has been featured in MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance, Realtor.com, New York Post, and Nasdaq, among others. Funto earned a bachelor's degree in global and international studies and an MFA from Bard College. She is based in Brooklyn, New York.
- Education: B.A. in global and international studies from Bard College, MFA in writing from Bard College
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How to Optimize Chase Freedom, Discover it Cash Back for Q3 2021
Bonus rewards in everyday spending categories make these cards especially valuable this quarter.
How the Wells Fargo Active Cash Card Compares to the Competition
It’s a top contender in the 2% cash-back arena, mainly because it offers other incentives that its competitors do not match.
Citi Custom Cash Card Review: Low-Maintenance 5% Cash Back
The card earns 5% cash back (up to a spending cap) in your top spending category each billing cycle. Everything else earns an unlimited 1% back.
5 Things to Know About the Royal Caribbean Credit Card
Those who spend big with the cruise line brand may get some value out of the card. But a general travel card will prove more flexible and rewarding for most.
U.S. Bank Altitude Connect Review: Top Contender for Travel and Gas
The card’s high rewards on travel and gas make it among the best for bonus rewards in those categories. It also earns 2x for everyday spending at grocery stores, on dining and on eligible streaming services.
5 Things to Know About the GO2bank Secured Credit Card
You can apply for the card without a credit check, and the required security deposit is relatively low. But it lacks a way to move up to a better product.
5 Things to Know About the Barclays Upromise Credit Card
It earns meager rewards that can be applied directly to a college savings account. However, most would be better off with a less limiting cash-back card.