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
Buying a Car Online vs. In Person: What’s the Difference?
Buying a car online offers the flexibility and convenience that in-person car shopping does not. But you may lose your ability to negotiate.
6 LGBTQ+ Financial Influencers to Follow in 2023
LGBTQ+ financial pros offer advice for building generational wealth, starting a business, family planning and affordable housing.
When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car?
Car buyers can find the most discounts and incentives during certain times of the year.
What Is Auto Loan Servicing?
Auto loan servicing starts after you've opened a loan. It includes everything involved in loan maintenance.
Carfax vs. AutoCheck: Which Vehicle History Report is Better?
Both sources offer trustworthy and in-depth vehicle history reports, but it depends on how much money you want to spend and what details are important to you.
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.