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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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.
How to Optimize Chase Freedom, Discover it Cash Back for Q2 2021
It’s a good quarter to take a road trip, as both Chase and Discover offer bonus gas categories.
5 Things to Know About the Nissan Visa Credit Card
The card can prove valuable for Nissan and Infiniti loyalists, but some benefits come with restrictions.
Best Credit Cards for Food Delivery
These cards offer rewards, benefits and discounts that make food delivery cheaper.
5 Things to Know About the PlayStation Credit Card
Certain bonus rewards are cumbersome to earn and redeem. Even PlayStation devotees would be better off with a different rewards credit card.
What True Low-Interest Credit Cards Are Available?
If you do have to carry a monthly balance, credit cards with low ongoing APRs can make that debt less expensive. But not everyone will qualify for these kinds of cards.
5 Credit Card Red Flags to Avoid
Knowing these credit card warning signs can help you weed out the bad options and save you money.