Tendayi Kapfidze

Vice President, Chief Economist

Tendayi Kapfidze is Vice President, Chief Economist at LendingTree. He leads the company’s analysis of the U.S. economy with a focus on housing and mortgage market trends. Tendayi utilizes data analysis to be a resource for both consumers and trade media, providing actionable insights to help consumers make informed financial decisions. He has been quoted in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, Yahoo Finance, The Chicago Tribune, The Miami Herald and Reuters and has appeared on CNBC and Cheddar television.

Tendayi has a successful track record as a research professional specializing in macroeconomic and financial analysis. In his most recent role, Tendayi served as Director of Global Economics at Pfizer in New York City. He crafted Pfizer’s view on global macroeconomic trends, advising the executive leadership team on economic and financial risks. Prior to his position at Pfizer, Tendayi served as Director of Economic and Capital Markets Research at Ally Financial and as Vice President and Senior Economic Analyst in the chief investment office at Bank of America.

Tendayi earned his B.S. in Engineering Management at Saint Louis University and his M.S. in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University.

Articles by Tendayi Kapfidze

5 tips to prepare for a potential recession

The financial markets are reflecting the risk that an economic recession is coming to the U.S. The rise in COVID-19 cases is creating both supply... read more

Broad Mortgage Forbearance Could Help Economy Through Coronavirus Outbreak

As the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. continues to surge, more Americans could be without paychecks as businesses are forced to cut hours... read more

7 survival tips for weathering financial market turmoil

Concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus have generated elevated volatility in financial markets in the past few weeks. Stock markets in the United States and around... read more

Don’t Panic: Consumer Tips for Weathering Turbulent Markets, Potential Recession

LendingTree Chief Economist Tendayi Kapfidze shares his insights on how current market conditions will impact consumers. Concerns about COVID-19 have generated elevated volatility in financial... read more

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