Maggie Davis

Staff Writer

  • Expertise: Personal finance
  • Education: Pepperdine University


Maggie Davis is a staff writer at LendingTree. She primarily focuses on breaking down complex data and research about the financial lives of Americans into digestible content through our studies and surveys. Her reporting has been featured in numerous publications, such as Forbes and USA Today.

Before joining LendingTree, Maggie worked in public relations and media coordination. In addition to working within the hospitality technology and real estate verticals, Maggie has also enjoyed investigative reporting and writing on an environmental beat. As a newspaper editor during her undergraduate studies, her writing was honored with several student journalism awards, including an Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Award and a College Media Association Pinnacle Award.

Maggie has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Pepperdine University.

Articles by Maggie Davis

44% of Americans Think Housing Market at Risk of Crashing in Next Year — and 35% Hope It Does

It’s impossible to predict the housing market’s future — but most Americans have a pretty grim outlook. According to the latest LendingTree survey of over... read more

There Are 46.2 Million Immigrants in America — Here’s Where They Thrive the Most

Nearly 14% of the U.S. population, or 46.2 million residents, is foreign-born. However, where immigrants settle down can have a considerable impact on their available... read more

Pedestrian-Involved Fatal Crashes More Common in Winter in Every State but One

While the winter season brings holiday cheer, it also brings inclement weather, meaning the roads are often more dangerous — and more crowded as people... read more

60% of Americans Are Planning to Host or Considering Hosting Thanksgiving, and a Third of Them Say It’s a Financial Strain

When the turkey and the bills are roasting, it’s a true Thanksgiving challenge — and many Americans may balance both this year. According to the... read more

69% of Self-Checkout Users Think It Makes Stealing Easier — And 15% of Shoppers Admit to Purposely Doing So

Self-checkout machines can make our lives easier at the grocery store, but some self-appointed cashiers are self-appointing discounts. According to the latest LendingTree survey of... read more

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