Tommy Tindall is a personal finance writer who joined NerdWallet in 2021, covering consumer debt, practical ways to save money and the gig economy. Before NerdWallet, he worked on the marketing and communications team at Fannie Mae. Today, Tommy strives to make the topic of money approachable for all. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Associated Press and on MarketWatch. Tommy is based in Bel Air, Maryland.
- Education: B.A. in communication studies from West Virginia University
- Previous experience: Communications strategist at Fannie Mae
The latest from Tommy
How to Buy the Best Budget Laptop
Want a cheap laptop that isn't slow? Budget about $500 if you can, do a little homework and buy from a known retailer for a better experience.
How to Make Money in One Hour: 7 Realistic Ideas to Try
Sell something of value, or help a neighbor in need to make real money in one hour. Try a few other popular ways if you have more time.
5 Gas Apps to Help With High Prices in 2023
Try a gas app to pinch pennies when gas is so expensive and every little bit counts.
How to Stop Spending Money: 8 Ways to Resist the Urge
Make small changes first, then find your 'why' to stop spending so much money.