Kenley Young directs daily credit cards coverage for NerdWallet. Previously, he was a homepage editor and digital content producer for Fox Sports, and before that a front page editor for Yahoo. He has decades of experience in digital and print media, including stints as a copy desk chief, a wire editor and a metro editor for the McClatchy newspaper chain.
- Education: B.A. in journalism and mass communications from the University of South Carolina
- Awards: South Carolina Press Association: Headline writing
- Previous experience: Fox Sports, Yahoo, SmartBrief, The McClatchy Co.
The latest from Kenley
Credit One vs. Capital One: What’s the Difference?
They're separate banks with their own financial products, including credit cards. Overall, Capital One’s cards tend to boast better value and fewer fees than those from Credit One.
Crypto Credit Cards, Once a White-Hot Trend, Have Fizzled
After years of hype around such products, crypto winter killed some of the buzz — and some of the cards. Whether they can mount a comeback is unclear.
Why One Credit Card Nerd (Mostly) Doesn’t Use Credit Cards
Credit cards aren't for everyone; here's why one credit card Nerd opts out most of the time.
DoorDash Rewards Credit Card Review: For Loyalists, It Delivers
It offers 4% cash back on DoorDash and Caviar orders, in addition to solid rewards in other useful bonus categories. But if you're not a DoorDash die-hard, you'll want to look elsewhere.
What Is Continental Finance, and Are Its Cards Right for You?
These credit cards come with high fees and few benefits. Better options exist, even for those with poor credit.
Ride Out Fed Rate Hikes at a Credit Union
Credit unions return profits to their members through low fees, better rates on loans and higher rates on savings.
What Is Genesis Financial, and Are Its Credit Cards Right for You?
The company services multiple cards for those with limited credit, but they're marked by high fees and APRs, with few benefits.
New Parents: Your Finances Need Nurturing, Too
What's worse: sleep deprivation or forgetting to pay your bills? Trick question! Both have consequences.
How to Prepare Financially to Leave an Abusive Relationship
Getting the financial independence you need to leave an abuser is a complex process, but resources can help.
5 Things to Know About the Cred.ai Credit Card
The card's stopgaps prevent you from overspending or making late payments while you work to establish credit.
What to Know About the CFPB’s Plan to Slash Credit Card Late Fees
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's plan would lower late fees to $8, from the current level of up to $41.