Julie Sherrier

Former Senior Managing Editor

  • Expertise: Personal finance, credit scores, credit cards, debt management, real estate investing
  • Education: University of Missouri-Columbia, Arizona State University, University of Texas at Austin


Julie Sherrier is a former senior managing editor at LendingTree, where she used to oversee all of the site’s credit cards and credit score coverage.

Before joining LendingTree, Julie spent 11 years working as the managing editor and then editorial director at CreditCards.com. Prior to that, she served as a senior editor at Rellek Publishing, the book publishing division at Keller Williams Realty International. Julie was also an adjunct journalism instructor at the University of Texas at Austin and served as communications director for several international and state trade associations..

Julie earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia, studied anthropology at Arizona State University and was a creative writing student at The University of Texas at Austin.

Articles by Julie Sherrier

What Is a FICO Score?

Your FICO Score is what lenders, landlords and other service contractors refer to when determining whether you’re a responsible borrower and measure how likely it... read more

How Often Do Credit Scores Change?

A credit score is a snapshot of your credit accounts, balances and payment history at a specific moment in time. When a creditor requests your... read more

What Is APR on a Credit Card? Types of Credit Card APRs Explained

The annual percentage rate (APR) on a credit card is the annual interest you’ll pay if you carry a balance. This is a cost that’s... read more

Does Closing a Credit Card Hurt Your Credit Score?

Having too many credit cards may lead to paying unnecessary annual fees or a temptation to overspend. And in some cases, having too many credit... read more


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