Dawn Papandrea

Dawn Papandrea is a writer specializing in personal finance topics including credit cards, family finances and consumer issues. Her work has appeared on a number of financial websites including LendingTree, MagnifyMoney, CreditCards.com, BankRate.com, U.S. News & World Report, as well as publications including Family Circle. Dawn has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University. Follow her on Twitter: @dawnpapandrea.

Articles by Dawn Papandrea

Cash Back vs. Points and Miles: Which Is Best for You?

Citi is an advertising partner. Without a doubt, you’ve come across credit cards that promise rewards for your everyday spending. But you may be wondering:... read more

81% of Credit Cardholders Have Been in Debt, But Only 39% Have Taken Advantage of Consolidation

If you find yourself saddled with credit card debt — as more than half of cardholders are right now — a number of payoff strategies... read more

How Gen Zers Use Their Credit Cards, From Balances and Limits to On-Time Payments

As the youngest consumer generation, Gen Zers are becoming avid credit card users. Our newest study looks at how young Americans ages 18 to 26... read more

As Inflation Rises, 37% of Households Use a Credit Card or Loan to Meet Spending Needs — Up 19% From 2021

As inflation continues to stick around — with a year-over-year increase of 7.7% as of October, according to the latest consumer price index — Americans’... read more

5 Options for When a Balance Transfer Credit Limit Is Too Low

You took the initiative to make a dent in your high-interest card debt and applied for a 0% balance transfer credit card. Only, now you... read more

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