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

Delta Skymiles Credit Cards Debut Changes

Delta SkyMiles® cards from American Express® keep getting better.  Recent changes involve some benefit enhancements and better earning power, but cardholders will also lose out... read more

Fitness, Nutrition Spending Driving About 40% of Millennials and Gen Z into Debt

It’s expensive to get in shape and lose weight, and many Americans (especially younger ones) are willing to take on debt to do it. That... read more

Kids’ Competitive Activities Lead to Debt for 79% of Parents

While it’s probably not a shocker that kids’ competitive activities are expensive, you may be surprised to find that nearly 8 in 10 parents have... read more

More Than 3 in 4 Cardholders Have Been in Credit Card Debt, and Some Have Spent 5+ Years Paying It Off

If you’re grappling with credit card debt right now, you’re in the same boat as 50% of American cardholders, plus another 26% of consumers who’ve... read more

55% Would Spend More on Eco-Friendly Products While Willing to Boycott Less-Green Companies

More consumers are showing how much they care about the environment with their wallets. In a recent LendingTree survey of 1,048 Americans, 55% said they... read more

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