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

Colorado and New York-Area Airports Have the Most Miserable Tarmac Times

Flight delays are annoying, but most travelers would agree that sitting on a plane stuck on the tarmac is one of the worst situations —... read more

Average Credit Score in US: FICO and VantageScore Breakdowns

Americans are in better credit score shape than in the past few years, and that’s the case for the two main scoring models — FICO... read more

California, Florida Cardholders Get Credit for Having Highest Available Credit

When inflation and cost of living are high, some Americans need to rely more on their available credit to cover expenses or emergencies. To find... read more

How to Request a Credit Limit Increase With Wells Fargo

When you first get approved for a credit card, you’ll be given a certain amount of spending power, known as your credit limit. In some... read more

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