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Tim Chen

Tim Chen of NerdWallet, the Kayak for credit card search, was a hedge fund analyst specializing in credit card networks and technology companies before becoming a victim of the financial meltdown.

Latest articles by Tim Chen

Pitting Airline Against Hotel Rewards

If you've ever hesitated before redeeming your airline miles and wondered if you're getting a good deal, you're in good company.

Independence Day Roundup: Military vs. Civilian Credit Cards

In certain categories, there are military cards that soundly beat anything civilians can apply for.

Calling BS on 5% Rewards Advertising

Dig deeper credit card advertisements and you'll soon realize that what you see is not always what you get. And the biggest offenders are those companies that advertise "5%