Kurt Woock started writing for NerdWallet in 2021. Prior to joining NerdWallet, Kurt was a writer and educator for Colorado PERA, a retirement system for public employees. Before that he was a legislative editor for the Colorado General Assembly. Kurt has a B.A. in music from Valparaiso University and an M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He lives in Detroit.
- Education: M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri, B.A. from Valparaiso University
The latest from Kurt
How Long It Takes to Charge an Electric Car
Charging can take a half hour — or a half day — depending on the type of charger you use.
When Does a New Car Become Used?
The moment a new car is purchased and registered to the owner, it becomes a used car.
Yield Farming: What It Is, How It Works
Crypto deposits can earn rewards, like interest at a bank. Yield farming stretches this concept to the max.
Is Ethereum a Good Investment?
Ethereum is a dominant force in crypto, but that doesn't mean it's risk-free.
Experts React to FTX’s Epic Fall
In the days surrounding the crypto exchange's bankruptcy filing, business and government leaders weighed in on its collapse.
Bitcoin Bubble: Definition and What Investors Need to Know
Bubbles form when an investment's price far exceeds its value. Some wonder whether Bitcoin fits this definition.
How to Invest in Cryptocurrency
A crypto investing strategy should take your goals and timeline into account.
Best Mobile POS Systems
Cost, flexibility and convenience are top considerations when taking payments from customers with a mobile point-of-sale system.
5 Strategies to Position Crypto in a Down Market
Prepping your portfolio for long-term success requires looking at the big picture.
Crypto Regulation: What’s New and What Investors Need to Know
Crypto is regulated by many government bodies but lacks one unifying framework. This regulatory wiggle room enables crypto businesses to experiment and grow quickly — but it also means that risky practices leaving consumers exposed can go unchecked.
Mastercard to Make It Easier for Banks to Offer Crypto Services
A pilot program would make it easy for banks to let customers buy, hold and sell crypto.
Cryptocurrency Tax Calculator
Factors that can affect your tax bill include how long you owned the crypto and what your yearly income was.
Crypto Calculator: A Simple Way to Estimate Profits or Losses
Use live prices from more than 200 cryptocurrencies to quickly estimate your rate of return.
What You Need to Know Before Buying a Used Electric Car
Here's how to weigh the risks and rewards of buying a used EV.