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

Debt-to-Income Ratio for Car Loans: What To Know

Debt-to-income ratio, or DTI, measures your total monthly debt against your total monthly income. Along with your credit score, lenders use your DTI to judge... read more

AmeriSave Mortgage Review

AmeriSave at a glance lenderAPR Lender rating: 4.5 out of 5   Minimum credit score: 580   Minimum down payment: 0% to 3.5%   Available... read more

Private Party Auto Loans

Buying a car from a private seller can save you money in several ways. For one, it won’t have the dealership markup. But without a... read more

Boat Loans for Bad Credit

A bad credit boat loan could get you the cash you need to buy a boat even if you have a 550 credit score. You’ll... read more

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