Isabel Contreras

Lead Writer  |  Auto insurance

Isabel is a lead writer at NerdWallet covering auto insurance. She's also got a knack for finding stories buried in data. Previously, Isabel worked as a personal finance writer for Morning Brew’s Money Scoop and as a markets reporter at Forbes, where she covered everything from fintech and crypto to billionaires and IPOs. Isabel earned her bachelor’s degrees in journalism and economics from Boston University, where she fostered a passion for throwing intimidating jargon out the window to make financial topics accessible to all. She is originally from Mexico City and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

  • Education: B.S. in journalism from Boston University, B.A. in economics from Boston University
  • Awards: Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship
  • Organizations: National Association of Hispanic Journalists
  • Previous experience: Morning Brew, Forbes

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MarketWatch, NASDAQ, Morningstar

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