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

10 Issuers Account for Nearly 80% of Credit Card Complaints Filed With CFPB Over Past 3 Years, Led by Capital One

From the COVID-19 pandemic to rising inflation, there’s been no shortage of financial hardships in recent years. For many, filing a dispute with a credit... read more

42% of Americans Were Denied a Financial Product — Like a Credit Card or Personal Loan — in the Past Year Because of Their Credit Score

Whether you believe your credit score reflects your financial responsibility, it plays an undeniable role in your financial health, and lenders do look at it... read more

BMW Is Most Popular Luxury Vehicle, but Tesla Is Catching Up

Although there’s an ever-growing variety of luxury vehicles available to consumers, new data reveals that BMW is the most popular make that consumers consider. However,... read more

43% of Americans Expect to Add Debt in Next 6 Months, Especially Parents With Young Children

Amid a 40-year inflation high, borrowing is getting more expensive. Last month, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate by three-quarters of a percentage... read more

41% of Americans Who’ve Never Owned a Home Believe 20% Down Payments Are Required — And It Could Be Holding Them Back From Homeownership

Many Americans dream of owning a home, but prospective first-time buyers face numerous hurdles — particularly with down payments. The latest LendingTree survey of more... read more

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