Spencer Tierney

Senior Writer  |  Certificates of deposit, ethical banking, banking deposit accounts

Spencer Tierney is a consumer banking writer at NerdWallet. He has covered personal finance since 2013, with a focus on certificates of deposit and other banking-related topics. His work has been featured by The Washington Post, USA Today, The Associated Press and the Los Angeles Times, among others. He is based in Berkeley, California.

  • Education: B.A. in English from University of California, Berkeley

Featured video

Video preview image

Bank Deposits Can Help Your Community and the World

If you like to support eco-friendly businesses or boycott companies that don't pay workers well, you can also make a difference by where you bank. Some banks and credit unions ensure that their practices do social and environmental good, backed up by third-party certifications.

Spencer has also nerded out in...

Other publications

The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, MarketWatch, Nasdaq, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times

The latest from Spencer