Jenn Jones

Senior Writer

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



Jenn Jones is a senior writer at LendingTree, where she focuses 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

Assets, Liabilities, Equity: What Small Business Owners Should Know

Assets, liabilities and equity are the three largest classifications in your accounting spreadsheet. Assets are everything your business owns. Liabilities and equity are what your... read more

How to Use ‘Sweat Equity’ in Real Estate

Increased home value due to DIY improvements is called sweat equity. You can use your sweat equity in real estate as a way to cover... read more

What are Hard Money Loans and How Do They Work?

Hard money loans provide cold, hard cash quickly – typically in just a few days. These loans are secured by a physical asset (like real... read more

How Hard Is It To Get a Business Loan?

How hard it is to get a business loan depends on how lenders judge your business’s ability to repay the loan. While the overall economic... read more

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM): What To Know

A home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) is a federally insured reverse mortgage that allows you to receive a cash payment from your home equity every... read more

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