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

The Most Maxed-Out Places in America

Maxing out a credit card can prevent you from paying your monthly bills and wreak havoc on your credit score. When you use all your... read more

With Inflation Soaring, Half of Americans Think Loyalty Programs Are More Important Than Ever

Everyone loves a bargain or a deal — even more so during a period of rising prices — which is why 8 in 10 Americans... read more

24% of Homeowners Made an Offer Sight Unseen — And That Nearly Doubles Among Recent Buyers

Today’s housing market is challenging for homebuyers, thanks to a combination of factors. With inventory scarce, buyers are competing for homes. At the same time,... read more

56% of Bridal Party Members Feel Pressured to Overspend, Leading to Debt and Regret

More than half of Americans who’ve participated in a bridal party say they’ve felt pressure to spend above what they could afford, according to the... read more

64% of Cardholders Say Inflation Is One of Their Biggest Money Concerns, and It’s Forcing Them to Rely More on Plastic

As prices for groceries, gas and everything else continue to rise with inflation, nearly two-thirds of Americans say they’ve been turning to credit cards to... read more

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