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

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

What is Cross-Collateralization and How Does It Work?

Cross-collateralization can be a powerful tool, letting you use an asset — like your house, car or savings account — to reduce your interest rate... read more

Can I Lower My Mortgage Interest Rate Without Refinancing?

Not everyone can or even desires to go through the process of replacing their current home loan. As a borrower you may wonder, “Can I... read more

Understanding Student Loans and Mortgage Approval

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

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