Carol Pope

Carol Pope

Staff Writer

Carol Pope is a personal finance writer who has experience writing about auto, home and life insurance as well as auto loans and mortgage escrows. Before joining LendingTree, she was a full-time writer for Bankrate. Carol also spent more than a decade as a Geico insurance agent and earned her B.A. in English with a specialization in writing from the University of Michigan – Flint. When Carol isn’t writing, she enjoys running, gaming and growing food in her Florida garden.

Expertise: Personal finance, student loans, personal loans, insurance and debt
Education: University of Michigan – Flint

Articles by Carol Pope

Can I Refinance a Car Loan With Bad Credit?

Whether you can refinance a car loan with bad credit boils down to the credit score in question. It may be possible, especially if you... read more

Debt Snowball Method: What To Know and How To Start

When you owe a lot of creditors, it can be hard to know who to pay off first. You could throw a little extra on... read more

2023 60 Month Loans Personal Loan Review

3.4 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 Debt Consolidation, and Is It Right For You?

Debt consolidation is the act of taking out new debt and using it to pay off multiple old debts. After consolidating, you’ll only have one... read more

7 Tips To Boost Your Personal Loan Approval Odds

On this page 1. Check the accuracy of your credit reports 2. Improve your credit score 3. Prequalify before formally applying 4. Work on reducing... read more

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