Jaime Hanson is a writer for the credit cards team at NerdWallet. Her work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Marketwatch and Yahoo Finance, among others. Jaime has a bachelor’s degree in theatre management from the University of Evansville. Before writing for NerdWallet, she spent six years as a freelance writer covering small-business finance, marketing and business organization. Previously, Jaime served four years as a broadcast news producer for two nationally syndicated nightly programs. Jaime is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.
- Education: B.S. in theatre management from University of Evansville
The latest from Jaime
Please Bench Your Credit Cards for March Madness Bets
With unpredictable fees and the potential for lingering negative impact, your credit card is better off riding the bench in sports bets.
5 Things to Know About the Big Lots Credit Card
The special financing terms are a big risk, and the rewards are a big disappointment.
5 Things to Know About the Fit Credit Card
Between the hefty fees and the low credit limit, this card probably won't be the best fit for your wallet.
Beyoncé Is Going on Tour, and a Citi Card Can Help You Get a Ticket
Citi cardholders get early access to tickets, but if you don't have a Citi card, it's not too late to get one in time for the presale.
BankAmericard for Students: A Passing Grade, If You Qualify
Its long introductory APR period is appealing, but most students won't meet the credit score requirement — and those who can qualify could do better with other cards.
What Makes a Good Store Credit Card, and How to Avoid Bad Ones
It's not that store cards can't deliver value — in some cases, they can be ideal picks. But before you're pressured into opening one, know which red flags to watch for.
Best Credit Cards to Use at Apple
The Apple Card is just one option among several that can earn you rewards on your next iPhone or Mac, help you finance those pricey items, or both.