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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What Credit Score Do You Need to Get a 0% APR Card?
The higher your credit score, the better your card options will be.
How to Use a 0% APR Credit Card Responsibly
Do some math ahead of time, set reminders and have a plan for when the promotion ends to avoid an unpleasant surprise on your statement.
Why Is My Credit Card Being Rejected Online?
A credit card might be declined for a variety of reasons, including suspicion of fraudulent activity or a maxed-out credit limit. Here’s why it might be happening to you.
Is It Safe to Pay Over the Phone With a Credit Card?
Over-the-phone payments can be more prone to fraud than those made in person or online, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself.
Can You Change Your Credit Card Due Date?
Generally yes, although the process depends on the card issuer. Here’s how to do it and when it might make sense.
Used a Credit Card for Free Trials? These Tools Make Canceling Easier
Recurring credit card charges can sneak up on you, especially with subscription services. But many cards have built-in protections and reminders to cancel.
Looking for a Joint Credit Card? Here’s What to Know
Most issuers don't allow joint account holders. If you find one that does, make sure you understand the risks as well as the potential benefits.
5 Tips for Using Your Student Credit Card Responsibly
As you're learning to manage your student credit card, keep your finances and credit scores on track with these tips.