Jeanne is a former NerdWallet writer focusing on credit, debt and loans. She has covered financial topics for more than 20 years, including stints at Fortune and Money magazines.
The latest from Jeanne
GoBank Review: Checking
GoBank offers mobile checking with cash deposits at retailers and no credit check. But be aware of fees.
What Banks Charge for Debit Foreign Transaction Fees
The fees are often 1% to 3% of the amount of a purchase or ATM withdrawal.
How to Set Up Direct Deposit
Get a direct deposit form from your employer, fill it in, attach a check or deposit slip, then submit it.
How to Get Out of Debt: 7 Tips That Work
Find ways to make more money, look into debt consolidation and know what motivates your payoff goal.
How to Live Below Your Means Without Feeling Deprived
Try budgeting your money, getting in the habit of saving and cutting unnecessary costs.
Should You Use Home Equity to Pay Off Debt?
Home equity loans and HELOCs offer lower interest rates than credit cards — but they use your house as collateral, which is risky.