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

Americans on Pace to File 22% Fewer FAFSAs for 2023-24 Academic Year

Students looking for federal student aid — from student loans and scholarships to grants and work-study jobs — must submit Free Application for Federal Student... read more

4 of Largest US Metros Have Average of More Than 30% of Credit Cardholders With 5-Figure Balances

After several tumultuous years for the U.S. economy, the weight of consumer credit card debt has become increasingly burdensome. In fact, an average of 22.6%... read more

Job Tenure Drops Nearly 11% in 10 Years — Here’s a Deeper Look by Industry, Occupation and More

The modern workforce has experienced significant changes in recent years, with technological advancements, the COVID-19 pandemic and more altering the job market. In light of... read more

Parents With Young Children Spend Average of $731 on Kids’ Extracurriculars, and Majority Believe It’ll Lead to Income or Career

As a parent, you want to give your child every opportunity to succeed — but at what cost? When it comes to extracurriculars — which... read more

The Most and Least Debt-Ridden Places

As the cost of living continues to rise, Americans are taking on more debt than ever. According to the latest LendingTree study, the average non-mortgage... read more

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