Carol Pope

Staff Writer

Expertise: Personal finance, personal loans, student loans and insurance

Education: University of Michigan – Flint

Carol Pope is a personal finance writer who takes pride in helping readers make savvy decisions about their money. She specializes in personal loans and auto loans. She also particularly enjoys writing about debt management. Before joining LendingTree, Carol was a licensed insurance agent for Geico and an in-house insurance writer for Bankrate. She earned her B.A. in English with a specialization in writing from the University of Michigan – Flint.

Articles by Carol Pope

Debt-to-Income Ratio for Car Loans: What To Know

Debt-to-income ratio, or DTI, measures your total monthly debt against your total monthly income. Along with your credit score, lenders use your DTI to judge... read more

How To Write off a Car for Business

Being your own boss may be the American dream, but taking that leap can be costly. To help offset your expenses, you might be able... read more

Kia Financing: What To Know in 2024

Kia has come a long way since its inception. In fact, it didn’t start off with cars — Kia was initially a bicycle manufacturer. Now... read more

Chrysler Financing: What To Know in 2024

They say quality over quantity. With Chrysler, that may very well be true. This Big Three automaker only has two models in its current lineup... read more

Hyundai Financing: What To Know in 2024

Hyundai. In Korean, it means “modernity.” With technology like solar sun roofs for EV charging and state-of-the-art collision avoidance, that moniker fits. Although Hyundais are... read more

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