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Matt Schulz

Chief Industry Analyst

Matt has been covering the personal finance space for more than a decade. Credit cards have been his primary focus, but he has also commented on credit scoring and reporting, mobile payments, debit cards, personal loans and many other aspects of personal finance. 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 a graduate of the University of Texas and lives in Austin with his wife and son.

Articles by Matt Schulz

Buy Now, Pay Later Loan Statistics: 2022

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) loans — also called point-of-sale loans — have gone from being largely unknown to a major retail force in a... read more

2022 Credit Card Debt Statistics

Americans have an absolute mountain of credit card debt in 2022. But exactly how much credit card debt do they have? That’s one of the... 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

As Credit Card Debt Increases, Nearly 80% of Americans Don’t Understand Balance Transfer Benefits

Credit card debt is climbing in America again, and a new report from LendingTree hints that a stubborn myth about credit cards may be preventing... 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 the LendingTree Credit Card... read more

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