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

BMO Harris Bank Mortgage Review

BMO Harris Bank at a glance 4 stars   Minimum credit score: 580 to 620  Minimum down payment: 0% to 1%   Available loan products and... read more

PennyMac Mortgage Review

PennyMac at a glance 5 stars   Minimum credit score: 580 to 620   Minimum down payment: 0% to 3.5%   Available loan products and... read more

Car-Buying Basics: What is MSRP?

Unlike most things for sale in America, from groceries to movie tickets, cars can have several prices. Adding to the confusion are mysterious acronyms like... read more

Boat Financing: How To Get a Boat Loan Preapproval

A boat loan preapproval can help you navigate the potentially choppy waters of boat financing. Most boat loan preapprovals only require a few minutes to... read more

What Is a Homestead Exemption and How Does It Work?

A homestead exemption is when a state reduces the property taxes you have to pay on your home. It can also help prevent you from... read more

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