Jessica Sain-Baird

Managing Editor

  • Expertise: Personal finance, deposit and investment accounts, Federal Reserve policy
  • Education: University of Kansas


Jessica Sain-Baird is a managing editor at LendingTree, where she oversees banking content. She assigns and edits articles that encourage financial literacy, including explainers, deposit and investing account roundups, bank and credit union reviews, investment firm reviews and more.

Before joining LendingTree, Jessica spent over a decade as a writer, editor and content strategist at fast-paced settings including Columbia University and the Central Park Conservancy.

Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in digital content strategy from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas.

Articles by Jessica Sain-Baird

What Does a Fed Rate Hike Mean for Your Money?

The Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, just raised the federal funds rate to a target range of 3% to 3.25%, its highest level in... read more