Michael Kitchen

Senior Managing Editor

  • Expertise: Student loans, credit, personal loans, education, foreign language
  • Education: University of California Berkeley


Michael Kitchen joined Student Loan Hero in 2017 (now a part of the LendingTree family), writing and editing reports about the student debt crisis, as well as consumer debt in general. In addition to working on LendingTree articles, he also appears in print and on television and radio to offer information and suggestions about personal finance.

Prior to that, Michael spent 20 years working in news, covering beats ranging from finance and markets to politics and conflict. He has previously worked for MarketWatch, Dow Jones Newswires, Voice of America, Time Magazine, National Public Radio and others.

Articles by Michael Kitchen

Student Loan Repayment Set to Restart As Mass Forgiveness Plan Thrown Out

After more than three years of pause, federal student loan borrowers will be required to resume making repayments this fall. Payments on federally held student... read more