jill chafin

Jill A. Chafin

Staff Writer

  • Expertise: Personal finance, small business loans
  • Education: Whitireia Community Polytechnic, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Jill A. Chafin is a staff writer at LendingTree, where she covers a variety of personal finance and small business topics. Her work has appeared on the Motley Fool’s Blueprint, How-to Geek’s Life Savvy, as well as her own blog.

Before joining LendingTree, Jill spent 20+ years as a freelance writer and editor. She has received multiple awards for her creative writing, with pieces published in literary anthologies such as the Personal Story Publishing Project. She has experience running her own business and loves helping others pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.

Jill earned a writing certification from the Whitireia Community Polytechnic in New Zealand and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Articles by Jill A. Chafin

How to Transfer Business Ownership

There are many reasons you may decide to change or transfer business ownership. Perhaps you want to add a new partner, pursue another entrepreneurial idea,... read more