Jenn Jones

Senior Writer

  • Expertise: Personal finance, mortgages and auto loans
  • Education: University of Virginia



Jenn Jones is a former senior writer at LendingTree, where she focused on a variety of personal finance topics. Her work has been featured on MSN, F&I Magazine and Automotive News.

Previously a finance manager at World Car dealerships and an editor at Standard & Poor’s Money Market Directory, she has a wide range of experience in personal finance and a deep interest in sharing knowledge that empowers others. She’s also served as a freelance translator, writer and researcher.

Jenn graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in commerce and a B.A. in Chinese language and literature.

Articles by Jenn Jones

What Is a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)?

A HELOC is functionally very much like a credit card – tap your home’s equity and get money when you need it. Your payment is... read more

Average Car Payment and Auto Loan Statistics 2023

The average car payment for new vehicles was a record-high $716 in the fourth quarter of 2022, a double-digit percentage increase from the fourth quarter... read more

Does My Student Loan Affect Getting a Mortgage?

Student loan debt can make it harder — but not impossible — for you to get a mortgage. Lenders consider student loan debt as a... read more

How to Buy and Sell a House At the Same Time

In many parts of the country, real estate markets are extremely competitive. To move quickly, you might plan to buy a new home and sell... read more

The Pros and Cons of a Home Equity Loan

A home equity loan lets you convert a portion of your homeownership into cash. It can be a great way to borrow a large lump... read more

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