Kevin Cash

Kevin Cash

Former Staff Writer for NerdWallet

I'm a former staff writer for NerdWallet who writes mostly personal finance, economics and lifestyle content. I can adapt to any voice and cover most topics.

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How a goodwill letter can improve your credit

A goodwill letter is a note written to a creditor that asks for a bad mark on your credit report — typically a late or non-payment — to be removed. Non-payment information on your credit report almost always results in a reduced credit score, but a successful goodwill letter will remove the mark and return your credit score to its prior state.

New CFPB rules on prepaid debit cards protect unbanked

The CFPB’s rules on prepaid debit cards have changed in a way that force issuers to make rules and fee schedules more transparent.