Allie Johnson

Allie Johnson is an award-winning personal finance writer with more than 10 years of experience covering credit cards, mortgages, personal loans and small business. She holds a degree in magazine journalism from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She has written for a variety of finance publications, including, LendingTree and MagnifyMoney.

Articles by Allie Johnson

Can a Balance Transfer Hurt Your Credit?

A credit card balance transfer usually lowers your credit score in the short term. Opening a new card can impact your score because it’s a... read more

What is a charge card?

A charge card works like a credit card but has a few key differences. A traditional charge card wouldn’t usually have a preset spending limit,... read more