Glen Luke Flanagan

Senior Writer

  • Expertise: Personal finance, credit scoring, credit cards
  • Education: Radford University, East Carolina University



Glen Luke Flanagan is a former senior credit card writer for LendingTree. He joined the team in June 2019, and covered topics that included new credit cards, how your credit score works and what you need to know about credit card interest.
Before joining LendingTree, Glen worked in journalism and government communications. As a journalist at newspapers in North Carolina and South Carolina, his reporting won awards from the North Carolina Press Association and the South Carolina Press Association, respectively.
Glen earned his bachelor’s degree in media studies with a concentration in journalism from Radford University, graduating summa cum laude in May 2014. He also earned a master’s degree in English with a concentration in technical and professional communication, as well as a graduate certificate in marketing, from East Carolina University in May 2022.

Articles by Glen Luke Flanagan

The Pros and Cons of Freezing Your Credit

In a world where data breaches are increasingly common, many Americans are taking action to protect against credit and identity fraud. Freezing your credit (also... read more

Many Americans More Than Tripled Subscription Service Spending Amid Social Distancing

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically altered the way Americans spend money. In many cases, that has meant cutting back — but one area where many... read more

Nearly Half of Consumers Have Holiday Gift-Giving Guilt

The holiday spirit spurred a record number of American shoppers to open their wallets this holiday season. According to the National Retail Federation and Prosper... read more

How to Recover From a Business Credit Score Drop

Seeing your credit score drop can be scary, especially when you may be running a business that may need capital soon. But with time and... read more

How Business Credit Cards Affect Your Personal Credit

If you operate a small business and are thinking about getting a small business credit card, you may have wondered if a business credit card... read more

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