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

Where People Are Kicking Off 2021 With the Most Credit Card Debt

Many people start a new year promising to improve themselves — including financially — but they often have to contend with leftover holiday debt. Using... read more

41% of Consumers Have Already Shopped an Early Black Friday Sale

Black Friday has come early this year. In fact, more than 4 in 10 consumers said they’ve already shopped an early Black Friday sale in... read more

91% of Americans Canceled Travel Plans in 2020, Potentially Saving Nearly $84 Billion

More than 7 in 10 Americans planned to travel in 2020, but about 9 in 10 of those travelers canceled their plans amid the coronavirus... read more

59% of Borrowers Who Paid Off Credit Card Had No Balance 3 Months Later

Paying off a credit card is a great feeling for consumers struggling with debt. But is this usually a fleeting success, or can consumers keep... read more

More Than 1 in 5 Americans Started Investing for First Time During Pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing economic crises have caused some Americans to struggle financially, others found an opportunity to start investing. According to the... read more

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