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

Nearly 30% of Americans Turn to Credit Cards, Loans After Being Denied Unemployment Benefits

Roughly 4.1 million Americans, or 2.9% of the workforce, were getting unemployment insurance as of the end of February. But those who apply for unemployment... read more

Where the Cost of Flying is Rising the Most

More and more people are flying. U.S. airlines carried an all-time high estimated 77.9 million (domestic and international) in July 2019, according to the Bureau... read more

Nearly 4 in 10 Americans Are Mooching Off Someone Else’s Streaming Account

It’s official: Americans love to stream. With more than 8 in 10 Americans saying they spend money on at least one streaming service — and... read more

Half of Americans Said a Restaurant They Loved Has Gone Out of Business Due to Pandemic

The restaurant industry has no doubt been one of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, half of Americans said a restaurant they... read more

Despite End-of-Year Bump, Credit Card Openings in Q4 2020 Were Down Nearly 20% From Previous Year

The number of credit card openings jumped 7% between the third and fourth quarters of 2020 — a potential sign of a comeback — though... read more

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