Julie Ryan Evans


  • Expertise: Personal finance, real estate, small business, investing
  • Education: Johns Hopkins University, University of Nebraska


Julie Ryan Evans is a freelance writer who has contributed to LendingTree for more than four years. She covers personal finance, investing, real estate, personal finance and a host of other topics. She also writes for other top publications, including USA Today, Realtor.com, Debt.com and many others.

Earlier in her career, Julie worked as a communications specialist at Microsoft and as press secretary to a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She was also a senior editor and writer for online publications including CafeMom and SheKnows.

Julie earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska and a master’s degree in nonfiction writing from Johns Hopkins University.

Articles by Julie Ryan Evans

54% of Buyers Don’t Shop Around for a Mortgage, Even Though 45% of Those Who Do Receive a Better Offer

Homebuying is no simple feat. It can be time-consuming, expensive and confusing, so it’s no wonder people want to cut corners. But those cuts can... read more

How Americans 65 and Older Utilize Their Credit Cards, From Balances to Credit Limits to Monthly Payments

With age comes … financial acumen and responsible credit card usage? Our latest LendingTree study finds that U.S. adults 65 and older with an active... read more

2024 Tennessee First-Time Homebuyer Programs and Loans

Buying your first home is an exciting milestone, but it can also be an expensive endeavor. Fortunately, there are programs to help cut costs for... read more

2024 FHA Loan Limits in New Mexico

FHA loans are often a good option for those who want to buy a home but don’t have stellar credit scores or a big down... read more

Consumers Sought Smaller Personal Loan Amounts for Medical Expenses in 2023, Though Gen Xers Requested the Most

Medical issues can take a toll on your health and your finances. Even with insurance, deductibles and copays can be significant. Without insurance, costs can... read more

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