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Matt Schulz

Chief Industry Analyst

Matt has been covering the personal finance space for a decade, mostly focusing on credit cards. He’s been quoted in or appeared on Good Morning America, CBS Evening News, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and hundreds of other media outlets around the U.S. and the world. He is also the founder of TalkingInClass.org, a site devoted to improving childhood financial literacy in America. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and lives in Austin with his wife and son.

Articles by Matt Schulz

2021 Credit Card Debt Statistics

Americans have an absolute mountain of credit card debt in 2021. But exactly how much credit card debt do they have? That’s one of the... read more

Credit Card Confidence Index 12-Month Archive

Want to talk to Matt about the latest Confidence Index numbers? Email him at [email protected]m. You can also reach out via Twitter at @matthewschulz or... read more

Credit Card Confidence Index

How are Americans feeling about their ability to pay off their credit card bills? That’s what we track every month with LendingTree’s Credit Card Confidence... read more

The Average Credit Card Interest Rate In America Today

What’s the average credit card interest rate in America today? To find out, LendingTree reviewed about 200 of the most popular credit cards in the... read more

Nearly 40% of Americans Will Skip Valentine’s Day This Year to Save Money

Almost four in 10 Americans said they plan to skip Valentine’s Day in 2021 in order to save money, according to a new survey from... read more

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