Kristen Grau

  • Expertise: Credit cards, credit health, credit scoring
  • Education: Florida Atlantic University


Kristen Grau is a staff writer at LendingTree, where she focuses on credit cards.

Before joining LendingTree in 2022, she wrote about small business taxes for an accounting firm in Orlando. She’s also covered personal finance and credit topics for the personal finance site, as well as student finance topics for the education site Kristen loves to help people make financial decisions through content that’s empowering and easy to understand.

Kristen studied journalism at Florida Atlantic University.

Articles by Kristen Grau

Capital One Vs. Chase Credit Cards

Whether you’re looking to get a credit card that offers cash back, travel rewards or a balance transfer offer, Capital One and Chase offer a... read more

Where is American Express Accepted?

American Express is currently accepted by 99% of U.S. merchants that accept credit cards, according to a 2022 issue of Nilson Report. However, if you’re... read more