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
5 Things to Know About the Destiny Credit Card
This card could hit you with a barrage of fees, making it a last resort if you need access to credit.
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.
5 Things to Know About the Cerulean Credit Card
The card has some positive features for those with bad credit, but its high annual fee and APR mean it's more expensive than other cards in its class.
5 Things to Know About the Milestone Credit Card
A potentially expensive annual fee is just the beginning of this card's possible costs. Other cards are just as accessible — and much more rewarding.
Cash Advances Still Sting, but a Credit Card Loan? Maybe Less So
Alternatives for borrowing against your credit limit — if your card offers such features — can cost less than using your card at an ATM for fast cash.
‘Debt-Proof’ Credit Cards Lower Some Barriers but Raise Their Own
These new cards promise no credit checks, fees, deposits or even interest rates. But in exchange for those guardrails, you'll have to make some compromises.
5 Things to Know About the Verve Credit Card
High fees and poor benefits should have you looking elsewhere for a card to help build your credit.
Chase Sapphire Cards Offer Bonus Points on Peloton Equipment
Through March 31, 2025, earn 5X or 10X points when you buy the brand’s bikes, treadmills, rowing machines and more.
5 Credit Card Trends to Watch in 2023
Keeping cards secure and managing spending are becoming more important in these uncertain economic times.
Prosper Card Review: Build Credit With No Security Deposit
The annual fee can be waived for a year, and you may not have to wait long for a credit limit increase.
How Couples Can Team Up on Debt Repayment
If you brought debt into your relationship, your partner can be your ally in becoming debt-free.
Mission Lane Cash Back Card Review: Solid Rewards for Limited Credit
It's a straightforward card with a flat rewards rate, no annual fee and no deposit required — ideal for someone whose goal is to build credit.
Mission Lane Card Review: A No-Deposit Option for Poor Credit
This card will help you build credit, and that’s a good thing. Just don’t expect it to do much else, even though you may have to pay an annual fee to use it.