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
After a Fall, Crypto Winter Sets In
Cryptocurrencies hit a rough patch in 2022, with prices falling, Luna and Terra crashing and FTX filing for bankruptcy.
NEAR Protocol (NEAR): Current Price and How to Buy It
NEAR, which launched in 2020, is the token that powers NEAR's developer-friendly platform.
NerdWallet Small-Business Financing Index: Businesses Are Steady Amid Worries
New index measures delinquency rates, new loan volumes and optimism among small-business owners.
Accruals: How This Accounting Concept Works
Accruals are used to keep track of cash a business expects to pay or receive in the future.
Ethereum (ETH): What It Is, How It Works
ETH is more than a cryptocurrency: It powers a crypto-centric ecosystem.
How to Buy Cryptocurrency: What Investors Should Know
You'll want to decide what to buy, where to buy it and how to store your cryptocurrency.
5 Ways to Prepare for Better Interest Rates in Savings Accounts
Be ready to make an informed decision if interest rates rise.
Low Interest Rates, High Inflation Impact How Americans Save
Nearly 4 in 5 have reallocated savings, according to NerdWallet's 2022 Banking Report.
QR Code Payments: How Small Businesses Can Use Them
Used creatively, this technology can expand the ways you reach customers.
FUD: What It Means and What To Do About It
Some crypto investors say fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) have no place in investing. Are they right?
Despite Hot Market, Sellers Plan Big Updates Before Listing
Almost a third plan to spend $10,000 or more, according to NerdWallet's 2022 Home Seller Report.
Cardano (ADA) Cryptocurrency: Current Price and How it Works
Cardano, led by an Ethereum co-founder, has become one of the most highly valued cryptocurrencies.
What Is Toast?
Toast software and hardware is used by restaurants to take orders, process payments and manage the business.
Net 30: What It Means, How Businesses Use It
Adjusting the amount of time you give customers to pay an invoice isn't the only way to improve on-time payments.