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 to Maintain Your Electric Car
Electric cars can be relatively easy and cheap to maintain, but their long-term track record is untested.
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.