Alex Cook

Staff Writer

  • Expertise: Personal finance, financial planning, small business
  • Education: University of Michigan

 


Alex Cook is a former staff writer who covered various personal finance topics for LendingTree, including personal loans, small business lending, studies, surveys and assets content.

Before joining LendingTree, Alex worked as an SEO specialist for a digital marketing agency, a freelance sportswriter and a legal assistant, often applying his skills as a writer and editor.

Alex earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Michigan and is based in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Articles by Alex Cook

Trek Financing Options

Trek financing is no longer available in-house through a Comenity Bank credit card. Fortunately, there are other Trek financing options to help you afford a... read more

What Happens if I Change My Social Security Number?

If you’ve applied for a credit card or loan, filled out a rental application or tax forms or had internet services installed in your home,... read more

RISE Personal Loan Review

2.9 LendingTree Rating Accessibility Rates & terms Repayment experience Jump to: Our Methodology Our Methodology To come up with our star rating for personal loan... read more

Laurel Road Personal Loan Review

4.3 LendingTree Rating Accessibility Rates & terms Repayment experience Jump to: Our Methodology Our Methodology To come up with our star rating for personal loan... read more

What is a Debt Validation Letter?

When a debt goes to collections, collectors are legally required to send a debt validation letter to provide you with information about the debt —... read more

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