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
The latest from Funto
What Is Auto Loan Origination?
All auto loan borrowers have to go through the origination process when applying for a loan.
4 Used-Car-Buying Scams and How to Avoid Them
Knowing these common car-buying scams can help you avoid buying a damaged or unsafe vehicle.
My GM Rewards Card Review: Revved-up Yet Inflexible Rewards
The My GM Rewards Card earns generous rewards, but redemption options are limited.
When Will the Car Market Return to Normal?
The car market is seeing a slow downward trickle in prices, but they largely remain higher than pre-pandemic levels.
Auto Loan Hardship Programs: What To Know
Some lenders offer assistance such as payment plans or deferments that can help consumers struggling to make their monthly car payments.
Vehicle History Report Scams and How to Avoid Them
Knowing these vehicle history report scams can help keep your money and your identity safe.
What Happens If I Miss My First Car Payment?
Depending on your lender, consequences for missing a first car payment can range from a drop in your credit score to car repossession
Spirit Travel More Card Review: Some Perks, but No Free Checked Bags
The card offers rewards in broad everyday categories as well as valuable Spirit-specific benefits, but it lacks a key feature you'd expect from an airline credit card.
5 Things to Know About Ollo Credit Cards
The company offers a decent card option for those trying to improve their credit, but people who already have good credit can find more competitive options.
How to Optimize Chase Freedom, Discover it Cash Back for Q2 2022
Bonus rewards in broad and inclusive spending categories make these cards useful cash-back tools this quarter.
Citi Diamond Preferred Offering $150 Bonus (Expired)
In addition to its promotional APR offer, the card is adding a bonus for new cardholders who apply via sites like NerdWallet.
Credit Card Interest vs. Buy Now, Pay Later: Which Is Better for My Budget?
Key differences, like how rates are calculated and how much debt you can take on, are crucial to consider when weighing each financing option.
What Happens If You Overpay Your Credit Card?
There are no penalties if you’ve accidentally paid more than you owe, and there are laws in place that require issuers to refund your overpayment.