Stephen is a former writer for NerdWallet. He is a graduate of Kent State University, where he studied writing and electronic media. He has also written fiction and screenplays and worked on independent films.
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9 Great California Wine Regions That Are Not Napa
Everyone knows Napa, but its neighbor, Sonoma, is often overlooked. Don't ignore Southern California's wine either.
10 Tips for Camping in the American Southwest
Camping in America's Southwest — including Joshua Tree, Arches and Zion — can be magical. Just arrive prepared.
Declined For a Credit Card? Call the Reconsideration Line
If your credit card application is denied, you may be able to plead your case to a representative.
How Soon After Bankruptcy Should I Apply for a Credit Card?
You’ll have trouble getting approved for a decent credit card for at least months. Start with an option for bad credit, like a secured credit card.