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
5 Electric Vehicles That Cost Less Than $40,000
As EVs enter the mainstream, more models are available at below-average prices.
Electrify America: What It Costs, and Where to Find Chargers
Electrify America has a national footprint and you get lower members-only prices for a few dollars per month.
How Long Electric Car Batteries Last
Batteries can last a decade or longer, though peak performance may decline before then.
Cheapest Payment Gateways
Accepting payments online with these low-cost payment gateways can save you money.
Setting Up Home Charging For Your Electric Vehicle
There are two types of at-home charging. The fastest comes with a cost.
Level 2 EV Charger: What It Is and Where to Find One
Level 2 is the fastest way to charge electric vehicles at home. It’s also the dominant form of public charger.
Best Payment Gateways of 2023
Accept cards on your website with a payment gateway that meets your needs.
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.