Lendingtree Inc (OQ:TREE)

Apr 30, 2024 07:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2024 RESULTS
Insurance Segment Strength and Operating Leverage Drive Strong Results at Top or Above of Forecasted Range
Apr 16, 2024 04:15 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2024 Earnings on April 30, 2024
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal first quarter 2024 results on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Mar 27, 2024 04:15 pm ET
LENDINGTREE ANNOUNCES $175 MILLION FINANCING FROM APOLLO FUNDS
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) ("LendingTree" or the "Company"), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it has secured up to $175 million in financing in the form of a first lien term loan facility (the "facility") from funds managed by Apollo affiliates (the "Apollo Funds").
Feb 27, 2024 06:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 2023 RESULTS
Trough AEBITDA Levels Set to Inflect as Insurance Recovery Gathers Pace
Feb 20, 2024 09:38 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter 2023 Earnings on February 27, 2024
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal fourth quarter 2023 results on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com. 
Feb 01, 2024 06:30 am ET
Ahead of Groundhog Day, LendingTree Introduces Spring: A Fresh New App Where Smart Money Habits Take Root
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, one of the nation's largest, most experienced online financial platforms proudly announces the launch of its innovative, freshly redesigned and rebranded app, LendingTree Spring. Designed with real customers in mind and backed by extensive research, Spring is a comprehensive platform committed to cultivating smart money habits and empowering individuals to navigate their finances and credit health with confidence. To celebrate the launch of Spring, LendingTree has been named the Official Spring Sponsor of Groundhog Day. America's fa
Dec 06, 2023 05:00 am ET
LendingTree Repurchases Portion of 2025 Convertible Notes
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) (the "Company"), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, announced today it has repurchased approximately $100 million in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 0.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2025. In total, the Company paid approximately $81.4 million in cash through separate and individually negotiated transactions with certain holders to retire the notes.
Nov 30, 2023 11:29 am ET
Newzip Named Winner of LendingTree's 2023 Innovation Challenge Winner
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading marketplace for loans, credit cards, and insurance and more, held the company's annual Lender Summit, which brings together America's top lenders and industry experts to discuss the challenges and identify opportunities given today's economic climate. As part of the Lender Summit, LendingTree hand-selected nine fintech businesses to compete in the 2023 LendingTree Innovation Challenge, a showcase of promising technology solutions that power a better mortgage experience for both borrowers and lenders.
Oct 31, 2023 07:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2023 RESULTS
AEBITDA Rebound Driven by Strong Segment Margins and Expense Discipline
Oct 16, 2023 04:01 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2023 Earnings on October 31, 2023
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal third quarter 2023 results on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. ET.  The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Sep 11, 2023 03:41 pm ET
Nearly 30% of Americans Prioritize Buying the Latest Tech, Like iPhone 15, Over Paying Bills
Ahead of the release of the latest iPhone, LendingTree found that Americans prioritize the latest technology over paying essential bills
Jul 27, 2023 07:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2023 RESULTS
Strong Segment Margins and Expense Discipline Drive Upside, Revenue Growth Remains Challenged
Jul 26, 2023 01:30 pm ET
Northland Capital Markets Institutional Investor Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, MN / ACCESSWIRE / July 26, 2023 / We are pleased to be hosting the Northland Capital Markets Institutional Investor Conference 2023 on Tuesday September 19, 2023, at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Downtown Minneapolis. We have over 90 companies to participating. The format will be 10 one-on-one meetings (or small group) scheduled in 35 minute increments.
Jul 19, 2023 04:30 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2023 Earnings on July 27, 2023
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal second quarter 2023 results on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. ET.  The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Jul 19, 2023 09:00 am ET
LendingTree Names Scott Peyree as Chief Operating Officer and President of Marketplace Businesses
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, one of the nation's largest, most experienced online financial platforms, today announced that Scott Peyree has been named Chief Operating Officer and President of Marketplace Businesses following the departure of J.D. Moriarty at the end of July, 2023.
Jun 21, 2023 10:35 am ET
LendingTree Hires Eoghan Nolan to Lead Product Innovation
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, one of the nation's largest, most experienced online financial platforms, is excited to announce the appointment of Eoghan Nolan as SVP, Product Management. With extensive and diverse experience in digital product design, technology, and engineering, Eoghan has a proven track record of unlocking scale, driving delivery, and creating new product-driven business models. He has a passion for leveraging data and technology to create, accelerate and scale up business models – values that align perfectly with LendingTree's mission to simp
Jun 02, 2023 06:46 pm ET
Palo Alto Networks Set to S&P 500; Others to Join S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600
NEW YORK, June 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600 indices effective prior to the open of trading on Tuesday, June 20, to coincide with the quarterly rebalance. The U.S. equity markets will be closed on Monday, June 19 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. The changes ensure each index is more representative of its market capitalization range. All companies moving to the S&P MidCap 400 are more representative of the mid-cap market space, and all companies movi
May 02, 2023 07:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2023 RESULTS
Strategic Expense Reductions Help Offset Continued Economic Headwinds
Apr 18, 2023 04:00 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2023 Earnings on May 2, 2023
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal first quarter 2023 results on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Feb 27, 2023 07:00 am ET
LendingTree Launches Win Card Exclusively for LendingTree Members
More Linda, More rewards, Less Hassle. Win with a New Kind of Card
Feb 27, 2023 06:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 2022 RESULTS
Strong Insurance Segment Margin Recovery Tempered by Declines in Home Revenue
Feb 07, 2023 03:31 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Earnings on February 27, 2023
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2022 results on Monday, February 27, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Dec 28, 2022 10:45 am ET
Average Holiday Debt Nears $1,550, Highest in LendingTree Survey's 8-Year History
Some Debtors Expect to Take 5+ Months to Pay It Off, Up 28% from Last Year
Dec 15, 2022 01:51 pm ET
35% of Americans Likely to Apply for a Store Card This Holiday Season, Big Jump from 2021
LendingTree Report Shows Kohl's as Most Popular Store Card in Consumer's Wallets
Nov 30, 2022 12:44 pm ET
Fintech Startups Botsplash and ProPair Named 2022 LendingTree Innovation Challenge Winners
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, one of the nation's largest, most experienced financial platforms for loans, credit cards, and insurance, relaunched its signature Lender Summit that brings together America's top lenders with industry experts to strategize about the challenges and opportunities in this post-pandemic market cycle. As part of the Summit, LendingTree hand-selected nine fintech businesses to compete in the 2022 LendingTree Innovation Challenge, a showcase of promising technology solutions that power a better mortgage experience for consumers and lende
Nov 15, 2022 11:15 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Present at the Stephens Annual Investment Conference
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will participate in the Stephens Annual Investment Conference taking place at the Grand Hyatt Nashville on November 15-17, 2021.
Nov 07, 2022 12:00 pm ET
LendingTree to Host Inaugural LendingTree Mortgage Summit and Innovation Challenge
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, one of the nation's largest, most experienced financial marketplaces for loans, credit cards, and insurance, will be hosting its first lender Summit in over 10 years, re-engaging with its lender network to bring together industry experts as they discuss the challenges and opportunities given today's economic climate. Additionally, LendingTree will hold the Innovation Challenge, a showcase of nine promising technology-driven solutions that have the potential to significantly impact the mortgage lending landscape.  Innovation Challeng
Nov 03, 2022 07:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2022 RESULTS
Continued Growth in Consumer Segment Offset by Macro Headwinds Across Home and Insurance
Oct 06, 2022 08:30 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2022 Earnings on November 3, 2022
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal third quarter 2022 results on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Jul 28, 2022 07:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2022 RESULTS
Second quarter results in-line with revised guidance range - Macroeconomic headwinds continue to impact Home and Insurance, Consumer remains resilient
Jul 12, 2022 09:35 am ET
LendingTree Unveils Reimagined Customer Experience
The Storied Fintech Company Debuts New Suite of Tools to Help People Win Financially
Jul 12, 2022 09:35 am ET
Need a "Lenda"? LendingTree's New Campaign Champions Consumer Choice with a Celebrity Twist
Molly Shannon lends a hand in bringing clarity to an increasingly complex financial world
Jun 28, 2022 12:45 pm ET
Injuries From Popular July Fourth Activities Are On The Rise; Here's How to Stay Safe
Drowning, Extreme Heat Deaths, Barbecue Burns and Firework Injuries are Increasing, According to ValuePenguin.com Research
Jun 23, 2022 04:15 pm ET
LENDINGTREE PROVIDES UPDATE TO 2Q 2022 FINANCIAL GUIDANCE
Company remains focused on strategic imperatives despite persistent inflation and interest rate-driven headwinds
Jun 15, 2022 10:30 am ET
And The Beat Goes On: Summer Concert Attendance Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels
New LendingTree Survey Finds Inflation Impact and "YOLO" Mentality Leads to Full Hearts and Empty Wallets
Jun 14, 2022 09:05 am ET
LendingTree Study Finds The Places With the Most Single Dads
Ahead of Father's Day, LendingTree's study found that there are more than 1.5 million single fathers in the U.S., and Nevada has the highest prevalence of single fathers in the country
May 16, 2022 04:05 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Present at the J.P. Morgan 50th Annual Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will participate in the J.P. Morgan 50th Annual Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference taking place on May 23-25, 2022.
May 05, 2022 07:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2022 RESULTS
Revenue and VMM Growth Continued Despite Ongoing Macro Headwinds
May 03, 2022 10:53 am ET
LendingTree Survey Finds Moms Want Cards and Quality Time This Mother's Day
With Mother's Day approaching, LendingTree's new consumer survey explores what consumers plan to get their mothers, how much they plan to spend, and what mothers actually want
Apr 28, 2022 04:05 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. Announces Board of Director Changes
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that its Board of Directors ("the Board") has approved the appointment of Mark Ernst and Diego Rodriguez as independent directors effective April 27, 2022.
Apr 12, 2022 04:05 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2022 Earnings on May 05, 2022
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal first quarter 2022 results on Thursday, May 05, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Mar 30, 2022 07:45 am ET
Over 45% of Americans Plan to Travel in 2022 Capitalizing on Remote Work According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
Another 53% of Americans plan to splurge on travel this year pulling from savings to hit bucket list trips. 
Mar 15, 2022 08:30 am ET
EarnUp Closes $31 Million Series C Funding Round
EarnUp, a San Francisco-based Fintech company offering payment and data solutions for the mortgage industry, closed an oversubscribed $31 million Series C financing round. Included in this round are new strategic investors, LendingTree...
Mar 10, 2022 07:01 am ET
COVID-19 and Credit Cards: Nearly Half Who Added Debt During Pandemic Blame Inflation
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As we mark the two-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic shut downs, many Americans are still experiencing its financial and credit impact — but in very different ways. In a new survey by LendingTree®, the nation's leading online financial services marketing, 30% of Americans went into debt while another 30% say they actually improved their credit score.
Mar 03, 2022 07:15 am ET
46% of Parents Say Their Child Used Their Credit or Debit Card Without Permission, Racking Up $500+
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half of parents (46%) say that they've caught their kids secretly spending with their credit or debit cards without asking, according to a recent survey by LendingTree®, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace. That's up from 29% of parents who said the same in 2018, when a similar survey was conducted. The ease of mobile payments, in-app purchases and one-click ordering can cause even the youngest children to create a dent in a family's financial well-being.  
Feb 25, 2022 06:00 am ET
LENDINGTREE REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 2021 RESULTS
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced results for the quarter ended December 31, 2021. 
Feb 16, 2022 09:57 am ET
20% of Uninsured Americans Are Skipping COVID-19 Tests Due to Affordability Concerns, According to ValuePenguin
NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 testing has become an essential part of life - especially for Americans who have jobs that require routine testing or Americans who have preexisting health conditions. But affordability concerns are driving 13% of Americans to skip COVID-19 tests, according to a new survey from ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree. That number is significantly higher when you factor in Americans who don't have health insurance
Feb 08, 2022 11:32 am ET
Super Bowl Spending Expected to Drop 19% As Fewer Americans Say They'll Watch
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- According to LendingTree's survey of more than 2,000 Americans, Super Bowl spending is expected to be down 19% from 2021, and more than a quarter of respondents says they won't be tuning in at all. On the other hand, 3 in 10 do plan on placing a Super Bowl-related bet (including on the Puppy Bowl!), and many of those bettors will be using a credit card to do so.
Feb 08, 2022 08:00 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter 2021 Earnings on February 25, 2022
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal fourth quarter 2021 results on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the Company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Feb 02, 2022 08:00 am ET
Lendingtree Provides Revised 2021 Guidance and Introduces 2022 Financial Outlook Ahead of Investor Day
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today provided revised 2021 guidance and introduced financial guidance for fiscal year 2022 ahead of the Company's virtual Analyst and Investor Event.
Feb 01, 2022 10:07 am ET
Americans Will Spend $208 On Their Significant Other This Valentine's Day, Up 44%
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After the pandemic kept Cupid — and many couples — in quarantine last year, Valentine's Day is back in a big way for 2022. This year, American lovebirds expect to spend 44% more than last year and nearly 4 in 10 are planning a romantic restaurant date, according to a new LendingTree survey of nearly 2,100 Americans.
Feb 01, 2022 08:04 am ET
LendingTree Adds Financial Partners to Automated Pre-Approval Platform
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced Mercury Financial, Avant, and Ally Credit Card (Ollo) as the founding partners of TreeQual, LendingTree's automated pre-approval platform designed to make it even easier for consumers to achieve their financial goals.
Jan 19, 2022 01:30 pm ET
43% of Americans Have Gone Into Debt Trying to Buy Happiness, 33% Say Money Makes Them Happier Than Love
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its study exploring whether money can buy happiness. The study found that nearly 9 in 10 Americans (88%) have spent money on something to make them happier, and 43% have gone into debt in the pursuit of happiness. Additionally, the study found that while 33% of people say money makes them happier than love, the majority of those who spent money to make themselves happier say it worked only temporarily (54%).
Jan 19, 2022 06:35 am ET
LendingTree Appoints Shiv Singh as Chief Marketing Officer, Welcomes New Generation of Leaders to Executive Team in Organizational Realignment
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, ushers in a new generation of leaders to its executive team with the hire of Shiv Singh as its Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer in addition to the promotion of several team members.
Jan 11, 2022 06:30 am ET
The Best Places to Pay Down Debt in 2022
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its study finding the best places to pay down debt in 2022. The study found that North Carolina metro areas are the best places to pay down debt with three metros in the Southern state ranking among the top 10 and Raleigh ranking as the best place to pay down debt nationwide. Honolulu and New York City are the worst places in the country to pay down debt, respectively.
Jan 10, 2022 07:15 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Host Virtual Analyst and Investor Event on February 02, 2022
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced it will host a virtual Analyst and Investor Event on Wednesday, February 02, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET. 
Jan 05, 2022 06:00 am ET
Car Insurance Rates Increase in 2022 As Americans Resume their Pre-Pandemic Lives
NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans resume normal economic activities, Auto insurance rates will rise by 0.6% in 2022 after falling in 2021 according to ValuePenguin's State of Auto Insurance in 2022 report published today. The average cost of auto insurance is expected to reach $1,935 annually, with 22 states seeing car insurance premiums increase in 2022.
Dec 31, 2021 10:50 am ET
36% of Americans Took On Holiday Debt, Averaging $1,249
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season can be a busy time for consumers, from making travel plans to purchasing gifts for loved ones. For some Americans, this can mean spending outside their budget by adding debt to their credit card, using buy now, pay later financing or taking out personal loans.
Dec 14, 2021 06:45 am ET
2021 Christmas Risks: Injuries, Fire, Playful Pets, Dangerous Toys and Sticker Shock
NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season to be jolly — but also the season to be careful. 10% of Americans say they were injured putting up a Christmas tree in 2021, with 18% admitting to putting up their trees drunk. This is just one discovery from two new reports on Christmas holiday hazards published by LendingTree insurance research site ValuePenguin.
Dec 08, 2021 06:00 am ET
Nearly 20% of Americans Have Made A Financial Decision Based on Horoscope
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its survey highlighting how zodiac signs and horoscopes impact how Americans make financial decisions. The survey found that 19.2% of Americans have made a financial decision based on their horoscope, and an additional 30.6% would consider doing so. Millennials are most likely to make a financial decision based on their horoscope.
Dec 07, 2021 06:00 am ET
Millennials Will Shell Out Nearly $1,000 Hosting December Holiday Parties
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- While the reason for the season may have very little to do with spending money, in reality, celebrating the holidays can cost a pretty penny.
Nov 29, 2021 07:00 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Present at the Stephens Annual Investment Conference
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will participate in the Stephens Annual Investment Conference taking place at the Omni Nashville on December 1-3, 2021.
Nov 22, 2021 08:20 am ET
Despite Inflation, Health Insurance Costs will Stay Roughly the Same in 2022
NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ValuePenguin.com analysis has found that in 2022, Americans will spend an average of $541 per month, or $6,492 per year on health insurance if they get an Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan via state or federal health exchanges. Health Insurance costs have remained mostly steady - with just a 0.67% ($48/year) increase in average premiums from 2021, but analysts found significant variations across states, and health insurance plan type:
Nov 15, 2021 12:43 pm ET
A Record Percentage of Americans to Host Thanksgiving Dinner This Year, Spending $392 on Average
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving 2020 is a blur for many families who decided to scale things back or cancel the holiday altogether because of the coronavirus pandemic. But this year, Turkey Day is poised to make a comeback — a record percentage of Americans plan to host the holiday, according to LendingTree's latest survey of more than 2,000 Americans.
Nov 09, 2021 01:05 pm ET
No Shave November: 48% of Americans Think Bearded Men Are Better With Money
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As No Shave November and Movember charity events get underway, here's a fun fact: Almost half of Americans think bearded men are better with money than their clean-shaven counterparts.
Nov 03, 2021 07:00 am ET
Nearly 45% of Insured Americans are Considering Health Insurance Changes During Open Enrollment According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Open enrollment is fast approaching and many Americans are looking to make some changes to their health insurance policies. Although a large portion cites the pandemic as the main factor, others are looking at costs. 
Nov 02, 2021 11:58 am ET
Nearly Half of Americans Are Dreading the Holidays as Some Are Still Paying Off Last Year's Holiday Debt
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's upcoming holiday shopping season is filling nearly half of consumers with dread, according to a LendingTree survey of more than 2,000 Americans.
Oct 28, 2021 07:00 am ET
LendingTree Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. The company has posted a letter to shareholders on the company's website at investors.lendingtree.com. 
Oct 27, 2021 07:00 am ET
Due to the Recent Pandemic 31% of Americans are More Likely to Get a Flu Shot This Year According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As flu season comes around the corner, many Americans are facing another vaccine choice. For some, the pandemic has changed their sentiments on flu vaccination, but others will not be persuaded to get the flu shot anytime soon. 
Oct 19, 2021 10:54 am ET
Parents and Gen Zers Most Likely to Overspend on Halloween This Year
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree asked over 2,000 Americans about their Halloween spending plans, including whether or not they think they'll go into debt for Halloween-related expenses, if they plan to skip on spending money on the holiday this year due to the pandemic and what they plan to buy if they're splurging.
Oct 19, 2021 08:58 am ET
1 in 8 Fatal Car Crashes since 2010 Involved Teens, but Fatalities fell by 14%
NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Young drivers aged 15-20 were involved in 1 in every 8 fatal crashes over the past decade, according to a new ValuePenguin.com analysis of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). And while the number is still worryingly high - the yearly number of fatal crashes involving the youngest drivers has fallen since 2010.
Oct 18, 2021 07:28 pm ET
Kite Realty Group Trust Set to Join S&P MidCap 400; Harmony Biosciences Holdings & LendingTree to Join S&P SmallCap 600
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) will replace LendingTree Inc. (NASD:TREE) in the S&P MidCap 400, LendingTree will replace Kite Realty Group Trust in the S&P SmallCap 600, and Harmony Biosciences Holdings Inc. (NASD:HRMY) will replace Retail Properties of America Inc. (NYSE:RPAI) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to the open of trading on Friday, October 22. Kite Realty Group Trust is acquiring Retail Properties of America in a deal expected to close soon pending final closing conditions. LendingTree
Oct 14, 2021 07:00 am ET
Nearly 50% of Americans Want to Space Travel But Only 19% Would Shell Out $100,000 To Do So According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As space travel and space tourism continues to make headlines and more civilians vie for seats on the next launch, many Americans have strong feelings about going to space. 
Oct 12, 2021 04:15 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2021 Earnings on October 28, 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal third quarter 2021 results on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Oct 04, 2021 01:06 pm ET
Less Than 30% of Consumers Will Apply for a Store Credit Card This Holiday Season, the Lowest Number in 3 Years
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest in store credit cards plunged in 2021, according to a new report from LendingTree. However, consumers are still slightly more likely to use store cards to shop during the holidays than trendy buy now, pay later loans.
Sep 28, 2021 12:21 pm ET
More than 50% of Americans Who Smoke or Vape Have Lied to Their Health Insurer About It According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Though smoking cigarettes has become increasingly less popular since the 2000s, many adults still smoke tobacco products and/or cannabis. Meanwhile, vaping has become a popular alternative, especially among young adults. 
Sep 15, 2021 07:00 am ET
Over 50% of Americans Worry About the Financial Implications of a Natural Disaster According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural disasters have Americans more than worried about just climate change. Some fear a natural disaster or emergency could financially devastate them. Especially as emergencies and natural continue to pile up. 
Sep 08, 2021 02:34 pm ET
67% of Americans Plan to Spend Money on Football Season This Year
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the start of the official NFL season, and now that all teams have been cleared to allow for full-capacity stadiums, fans are gearing up for a return to more social viewing events.
Sep 01, 2021 10:15 am ET
51 Million Americans Have Labor Day Travel Plans, With Florida as the Top Destination According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the delta variant continues to affect many, ValuePenguin's survey of U.S. consumers showed that Americans aren't ready to pack away their luggage regardless of coronavirus developments and others may be shying away from travel for now. One of the top destinations for Labor Day weekend? Florida.
Aug 25, 2021 09:54 am ET
42% of Americans Cried About Money During the Pandemic
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its survey surrounding the emotional reactions Americans experienced during the pandemic due to the financial impacts of COVID-19. The survey found that more than 4 out 10 Americans cried about money during the pandemic; job and income loss were the most common reasons for crying.
Aug 10, 2021 07:00 am ET
More Than 70% of Parents Say Unvaccinated Kids Should Wear Masks at School According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the debate around mask policies for children heading back to school continues to heat up, and a strong desire from many parents to get kids back to in-person learning full time, the question of whether children should wear masks at school is becoming more complicated than ever.
Aug 09, 2021 12:45 pm ET
Average Back-to-School Spending Reaches $498, and 33% of Parents Will Go Into Debt To Pay For It
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the era of COVID-19 stretches into another topsy-turvy year, families with school-age kids are gearing up for another deeply uncertain and costly back-to-school shopping season, according to LendingTree's 2021 Back-to-School Shopping Survey.
Aug 04, 2021 07:00 am ET
DepositAccounts Releases Annual Top200 Bank & Credit Union Lists
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DepositAccounts.com, a subsidiary of LendingTree, today released its list of the 2021 Top200 Healthiest Banks and Credit Unions in America.
Aug 02, 2021 07:00 am ET
LendingTree Launches $1,000 Cash Sweepstakes for Users With Linked Bank Accounts
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In efforts to help consumers better understand their financial picture, LendingTree, the nation's leading online financial marketplace, launched a cash giveaway for users that link their bank accounts to the free LendingTree platform. All LendingTree users with a linked bank account will have a chance to win $1,000 given away weeklyi beginning August 2 through August 28.
Jul 29, 2021 07:00 am ET
LendingTree Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.
Jul 27, 2021 09:00 am ET
Over 60% of Americans Trying to Break Unhealthy Pandemic Habits According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- During stressful times, people tend to pick up habits to help them cope with difficult situations and emotions. The coronavirus pandemic was no exception to this rule.
Jul 21, 2021 12:59 pm ET
Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Louisville Top LendingTree's Ranking of Best Metros for First-Time Homebuyers
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its annual ranking of the nation's 50 largest metropolitan areas by how friendly they are for those buying their first home. LendingTree considered the following factors in its ranking: average down payment, average down payment percentage, share of buyers utilizing an FHA loan, percentage of buyers with credit scores below 680, and share of homeowners who spend 30% of more of their monthly income on housing costs.
Jul 16, 2021 04:30 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2021 Earnings on July 29, 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal second quarter 2021 results on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Jul 13, 2021 08:00 am ET
70% of Americans Having Trouble Obtaining Products and Services
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not just you: 7 in 10 Americans report not being able to find the products they need or enjoy the services they've come to rely on because of product and labor shortages. That was the main finding in a LendingTree survey of more than 2,000 consumers.
Jul 13, 2021 08:00 am ET
Over 80% of Americans Do Not Wear Sunscreen Daily During the Summer According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer continues to heat up across the country, there are more opportunities for sunshine and outdoor activities. However, this also means there's a greater chance Americans will get a sunburn if they are not using sunscreen regularly. 
Jun 30, 2021 09:43 am ET
Nearly Half of Credit Cardholders Still Prefer Debit Over Credit
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half of all credit cardholders said their debit card is their primary payment method, according to a new report from LendingTree.
Jun 17, 2021 08:02 am ET
LendingTree Survey Finds Americans Spend More on Mother's Day Than Father's Day; Dads Prefer Quality Time Over Gifts
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its survey surrounding Father's Day gifts and the role that American dads play in financial decision making. The survey found that most dads want quality time with their family. This frugality may help to explain why many Americans turn to their fathers for financial advice before making big financial decisions.
Jun 14, 2021 08:35 am ET
60% of Concertgoers Plan to Spend Extra to Help Musicians Recover From the Pandemic
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than a year of quarantines, masks and vigorous hand sanitizer use, many are eagerly planning for a return to normal life. For music lovers, that means getting back to their concert- and festival-going ways.
Feb 25, 2021 06:00 am ET
LendingTree Reports Fourth Quarter 2020 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced results for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. 
Feb 24, 2021 11:07 am ET
Half of Americans Said a Restaurant They Loved Has Gone Out of Business Due to Pandemic
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The restaurant industry has no doubt been one of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, half of Americans said a restaurant they loved has gone out of business in the past year, according to a LendingTree survey of more than 1,000 Americans.
Feb 24, 2021 07:01 am ET
Nearly 30% of Americans Have Seen A Therapist During the Pandemic According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no doubt that the pandemic has changed the course of many lives since last March. Social distancing, isolation, financial hardships and other struggles have pushed Americans to seek help from mental health professionals. Thanks to technology, mental health help is just a click away and more accessible than ever before. 
Feb 19, 2021 11:00 am ET
LendingTree to Partner with Westlake on Indirect Auto Lending Platform
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, has announced that is launching an indirect auto lending platform, which will enable consumers to shop and compare pre-qualified indirect auto loan rates on LendingTree.com.
Feb 17, 2021 10:59 am ET
Nearly 3 in 4 Drivers Are Anxious About Driving in Winter Weather
NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With brutal winter weather conditions impacting much of the country, 73% percent of drivers in America say they are anxious or afraid of driving in bad wintry weather such as snow, sleet or ice. A contributing factor to this fear and anxiety is a lack of preparation and awareness according to a new ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree survey.
Feb 12, 2021 08:00 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings on February 25, 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal fourth quarter 2020 results on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Feb 10, 2021 09:30 am ET
The Best States for Cancer Care in 2021
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ValuePenguin.com report has given Minnesota the highest rating for cancer care in the country, while three states — Wisconsin, Georgia and Oklahoma — tied at the bottom. ValuePenguin.com created a Care Score to analyze the top states for cancer care, considering the potential cost of treatment, access to care and death rates.
Feb 09, 2021 08:00 am ET
Nearly 40% of Americans Will Skip Valentine's Day This Year to Save Money
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 LendingTree.
Feb 02, 2021 06:45 am ET
Half of Americans Will Bet on Super Bowl, Led by Millennials & Gen Z
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of Americans say they'll bet on some aspect of this month's Super Bowl, and some of those hardest hit by the pandemic are the most likely to do so. That's according to a new report from LendingTree that asked people about their spending surrounding the big game.
Feb 01, 2021 01:17 pm ET
96% of Americans Believe at Least One Money Myth According to LendingTree Survey
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest survey by LendingTree®, the nation's largest online financial services marketplace, Americans are less financially literate than they believe, with 96% holding at least one false belief about money management. For example, 45% believe that carrying a credit card balance helps your credit score, and more than a quarter of those 40 and younger don't think they need to be saving for retirement.
Jan 28, 2021 12:58 pm ET
73% of Americans Flunked a Covid-19 Quiz According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As states continue their COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, misinformation regarding vaccinations continue to circulate. ValuePenguin decided to test Americans' general knowledge about the COVID-19 vaccine to get a better understanding of what's really confusing them. 
Jan 26, 2021 07:05 am ET
With 57% of Americans Planning a Trip in 2021, Travel Credit Cardholders Are Collecting More Rewards According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With a potential end to the coronavirus on the horizon and cabin fever at an all-time high, Americans are eager to take a much-needed vacation. In fact, not only have consumers planned a trip, at least 16% have already booked travel for this year. 
Jan 19, 2021 05:00 am ET
States at the forefront of the housing crisis amidst the pandemic
SEATTLE, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report evaluating which states are at the forefront of addressing the housing crisis. Although it is too early to know the exact outcome of 2020, experts are predicting a significant increase in homelessness in America. The state of homelessness is an ongoing issue; each year tens of millions of Americans are at risk or endangered of being left without basic needs and safety.
Jan 14, 2021 07:30 am ET
LendingTree Further Bolsters Leadership Team with Addition of Two Executives
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, Inc., the nation's leading financial services marketplace, has announced the appointment of two seasoned executives to further bolster its leadership team. Scott Totman has been named the company's Chief Technology Officer and Lisa Young joins the company as General Counsel.  Both executives have extensive experience in the financial services and fintech industries.
Jan 14, 2021 07:05 am ET
29% of Americans Lost Their Health Insurance in 2020; More Than Half Remain Uninsured in 2021
NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 3 in 10 Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2020, and more than half haven't bought new coverage and remain uninsured in 2021 according to a new ValuePenguin.com Healthcare Survey. The survey of over 2000 Americans, also found that 45% of Americans who shopped for health insurance during open enrollment were surprised by the high costs of their new policies, and many want major changes.
Jan 13, 2021 11:46 am ET
LendingTree Survey Finds More Than 80% of Americans Plan Post-Vaccination Splurge
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As COVID-19 vaccinations continue across the nation, bringing hope to millions that an end to the pandemic is on the horizon, more than 8 in 10 Americans who plan to get vaccinated say they're planning a celebratory splurge for 2021.
Jan 13, 2021 09:48 am ET
Almost 39% of Americans Say They Reduced or Eliminated Insurance Coverage in 2020 According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the pandemic, unemployment rates skyrocketed in 2020 to astounding levels forcing many Americans to struggle to make ends meet. As a result, when looking to cut costs although 26% said that insurance would never be trimmed from their budgets, others had no choice but to cut or eliminate insurance coverage altogether. 
Jan 13, 2021 08:00 am ET
LendingTree Taps Fair as First Flexible Used Car Lease Option in Online Marketplace
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Used car leasing platform Fair today announced that it will become the first used car leasing alternative offered on LendingTree, the world's largest online lending marketplace.
Jan 12, 2021 07:00 am ET
LendingTree Provides Favorable Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2020 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today provided a business update regarding better-than-expected fourth quarter 2020 financial results.
Jan 11, 2021 06:00 am ET
Louisiana, Nevada and Oregon have the Highest Average Rate of Anxiety and Depression During the Pandemic
SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report analyzing which states are experiencing the most anxiety or depression during the pandemic.
Jan 07, 2021 09:29 am ET
Auto Insurance Rates Decreasing in 2021 for the First Time in a Decade
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto insurance rates have fallen for the first time in over a decade — decreasing by 1.7% across the U.S. for 2021 according to ValuePenguin.com's State of Auto Insurance in 2021 report published today.
Jan 07, 2021 06:00 am ET
Almost 43% of Americans Admit to Drinking and Driving According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the coronavirus has diminished many people's opportunities to drink and drive, it has not stopped them completely. After a night out almost 43% of Americans admit to drinking and driving themselves home. What's more? Most people do not consider themselves "that drunk" or "too intoxicated" even after having three drinks.  
Jan 06, 2021 06:45 am ET
San Jose, Boston, and Denver Top LendingTree's Ranking of Popular Metros for Millennial Homebuyers
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennials make up the largest group of homebuyers in the United States, surpassing members of older (and wealthier) generations like Generation X and baby boomers. While the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench into Millennial homebuying plans, many members of this generation are still looking to take advantage of near record-low mortgage rates to buy a home.
Dec 21, 2020 10:16 am ET
LendingTree Holiday Spending Report Analyzes Last-Minute Shopper Trends
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree® analyzed data from over 29,000 anonymized transactions to track spending habits of last-minute holiday shoppers in the week leading up to Christmas in 2019 to better understand what last-minute shoppers where buying and how much they were spending. Additionally, LendingTree will update the report to reflect 2020 trends for last-minute shoppers this Holiday season once the data is available.
Dec 21, 2020 05:00 am ET
Wyoming, Idaho, and Tennessee Ranked the Riskiest States to Travel to During the Holidays
SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report on holiday travel risk factors to see which states were considered riskier than others to visit this holiday season.
Dec 15, 2020 07:03 am ET
South Carolina, Maine, and Alaska Have the Least Crowded Airports During the Holidays According to ValuePenguin.com Study
NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- It is the week before Christmas and it's about time to solidify holiday travel plans. With coronavirus cases still surging across the country, things will be a bit different this year and it might be prudent to think about airport capacity. 
Dec 03, 2020 05:00 am ET
States Where Residents are Most Likely to Accept a COVID-19 Vaccine
SEATTLE, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report ranking all 50 states to see where residents are most likely to accept a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available.
Dec 02, 2020 07:15 am ET
LendingTree Ranks America's Most Expensive Small Towns
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In its latest study, LendingTree® analyzed the 50 US towns with populations under 50,000 with the most expensive median-home values. LendingTree then ranked the towns based on where home values were the highest and also compared home values in these towns to home values in the nation's 50 largest cities. The goal: To determine whether towns are actually less expensive than cities.
Dec 01, 2020 11:42 am ET
Nearly 87 Million Americans Already Stockpiling For Potential Coronavirus Winter Wave
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With another deadly wave of the coronavirus outbreak likely to take grip this winter, more than a third of consumers — or 86.7 million Americans — have already started stockpiling household supplies.
Nov 23, 2020 12:47 pm ET
Almost 3% of Americans Will Fly Out of State for the Thanksgiving Holiday According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For some, it may seem strange to think about flying out of state or traveling to the home of someone else for Thanksgiving plans in light of the pandemic. However, not everyone will be staying put for the holiday. 
Nov 19, 2020 12:19 pm ET
In 2021, Americans Will Spend An Average of $5,952/Year for Health Insurance.
NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With Open Enrollment underway, a new ValuePenguin.com analysis has found that in 2021, Americans will spend an average of $496 per month, or $5,952 per year on health insurance, if they purchase a Health Insurance Marketplace plan. There was a slight 1.59% decrease in premiums from the 2020 plan year, but analysts found significant variations across states, and health insurance plan type:
Nov 18, 2020 11:45 am ET
More than 11% of Americans Report Feeling Extreme Loneliness Heading into the Winter Holidays According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the pandemic continues to change how Americans live daily life, the holidays are proving to be no different. Almost 1 in 4 Americans won't see family or friends for any of the upcoming holidays, which could help explain why more than 1 in 10 are experiencing severe loneliness.
Nov 16, 2020 09:52 pm ET
LendingTree Announces Pricing Of Secondary Offering Of 2,955,984 Shares Of Common Stock
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) ("LendingTree" or the "Company"), a leading online loan marketplace, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering (the "Public Offering") of 2,955,984 shares of common stock by Ventures Holdco II, LLC (the "Selling Stockholder"), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCI Liberty, Inc. ("GCI Liberty"), at the public offering price of $295.00 per share. Subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions, the Public Offering is expected to close on November 18, 2020.
Nov 16, 2020 04:11 pm ET
LendingTree Announces Secondary Offering Of 2,955,984 Shares Of Common Stock
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) ("LendingTree" or the "Company"), a leading online loan marketplace, today announced an underwritten public offering (the "Public Offering") of 2,955,984 shares of common stock by Ventures Holdco II, LLC (the "Selling Stockholder"), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCI Liberty, Inc. ("GCI Liberty"). Contemporaneously with the Public Offering, the Selling Stockholder is also offering an additional 488,005 shares of common stock pursuant to a private placement to be purchased by Royal Bank of Canada (the "Conc
Nov 12, 2020 09:08 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will present at two upcoming investor conferences.
Nov 09, 2020 11:46 am ET
Half of Americans Can't Answer Basic Health Insurance Questions, ValuePenguin.com Finds
NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ValuePenguin.com survey has exposed the uncertainty that many feel about health insurance — 1 in 2 Americans do not know the answers to basic health insurance questions. More worryingly, 72% of Americans expressed confusion and uncertainty around purchasing health insurance, and their coverage. This confusion can lead to serious financial consequences for policyholders — and impede public health improvements:
Nov 05, 2020 06:00 am ET
LendingTree Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020.
Oct 29, 2020 09:43 am ET
More than 26% of Americans Are Getting Less Sleep Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans have changed their day-to-day habits due to the coronavirus pandemic, and some of those habits can have serious health implications. ValuePenguin's latest survey has found that 1 in 4 Americans are sleeping less, while 1 in 5 are drinking more alcohol.
Oct 26, 2020 12:15 pm ET
Nearly 3 in 4 Parents to Spend More This Halloween To Help Make up for Lousy 2020
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Can going overboard on Halloween make up for a less-than-spectacular year? Probably not, but according to a new LendingTree survey, most parents are going to give it a try.
Oct 21, 2020 10:31 am ET
LendingTree and Stash Examine COVID-19's Impact on Consumers' Personal Finances Through Three-Part Survey Series
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, and Stash, the all-in-one personal finance app helping +5M Americans1 reach their financial goals, today unveiled a comprehensive look at the coronavirus pandemic's impact on consumers' personal finances through a three-part series, painting a full picture of Americans' financial health at the peak of the pandemic through a survey of nearly 5,000 consumers.
Oct 21, 2020 06:00 am ET
QuoteWizard's 5th Annual Best and Worst Driver Report
SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released its 5th annual Best and Worst Drivers by State Report. Many people have experienced driving in all parts of the country and have their thoughts on who is among the best or worst. What is your favorite and least favorite state to drive in? Do our rankings do it justice?
Oct 20, 2020 04:30 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2020 Earnings on November 5, 2020
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal third quarter 2020 results on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Oct 20, 2020 01:23 pm ET
1 in 4 Americans Have Already Finished Their Holiday Shopping
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With the COVID-19 pandemic casting a shadow of uncertainty over traditional holiday gatherings and celebrations, many consumers in the U.S. are using their wallets to get into the holiday spirit – for better or for worse.
Oct 20, 2020 01:21 pm ET
The Average American Failed an Auto Insurance Literacy Quiz According to a ValuePenguin Survey
NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Since all drivers have to have auto insurance, dealing with it becomes a mandatory part of one's life. While most people believe that they do understand how their coverage works, few actually know the specifics of what their auto insurance covers. 
Oct 15, 2020 12:40 pm ET
4 in 10 Americans Feel Safe Dining Indoors Amid COVID-19 According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The pandemic has uprooted day-to-day life for many Americans, in the name of safety. However, American's tolerance for restrictions has shifted as they begin to feel safer about some of those day-to-day activities. 
Oct 13, 2020 04:17 pm ET
American Consumers' Average Weekly Grocery Spending Increased by 17% During the Pandemic, Despite Fewer Trips
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The pandemic has reshaped so much of our lives, including the way we shop for groceries. From how often people shop to how much they spend, to which products they buy, the COVID-19 crisis has had an impact, according to a recent LendingTree survey.
Aug 04, 2020 07:00 am ET
LendingTree Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.
Jul 30, 2020 12:53 pm ET
Texas, Florida, California and North Carolina Are Most Dependent on FEMA Aid, ValuePenguin.com Finds
NEW YORK, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allotted more than $45 billion in disaster relief and financial aid to states since 2017, according to a new report from ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE). While FEMA's budget has adjusted to crises in the past, the agency's response to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic presents a different kind of risk.
Jul 30, 2020 08:05 am ET
Nearly Half a Million Teachers Do Not Have Health Insurance, Leaving Some Financially Exposed to Potential COVID-19 Healthcare Costs
NEW YORK, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As concerns over the spread of coronavirus continue to grip the nation, a new debate has ensued over whether or not it's time for teachers and students to head back to the classroom. As plans are put in place, states should consider health insurance coverage across the education profession. Specifically, health insurance coverage for educators. 
Jul 28, 2020 02:56 pm ET
Wyoming, Florida and Utah Have the Lowest Child Flu Vaccination Rates
SEATTLE, Wash., July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report on child flu vaccination rates. As many states are reconsidering their back-to-school options, teacher unions all over the nation are pushing back as health risks continue.
Jul 28, 2020 12:58 pm ET
43% of Americans Driven Into Debt Over Car Troubles
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A monthly auto loan payment is just a fraction of the true cost of car ownership. Drivers need to consider auto insurance, routine maintenance and gas, as well. But one aspect of car ownership can be much less predictable: car repairs. About 43% of Americans have gone into debt because of car trouble, and 28% of drivers would not be able to make a $500 car repair without going into debt, a July 2020 LendingTree survey found.
Jul 23, 2020 04:45 pm ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2020 Earnings on August 4, 2020
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal second quarter 2020 results on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Jul 22, 2020 11:30 am ET
About 70 Million Cardholders Saw Credit Limits Shrink, Card Accounts Closed Involuntarily in Past 60 Days
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- About 70 million people – more than one-third of credit cardholders – said they involuntarily had a credit limit reduced or a credit card account closed altogether in a 60-day period stretching from mid-May to mid-July, according to a new survey from CompareCards. 
Jul 22, 2020 11:17 am ET
Safer Cars Save Drivers More on Car Insurance According to ValuePenguin.com Study
NEW YORK, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Buying a new car can be a challenging experience, and since safety and insurance costs are key metrics for many when shopping around, ValuePenguin investigated the relationship between car insurance costs and safety. 
Jul 21, 2020 11:23 pm ET
LendingTree Announces Pricing Of $500.0 Million Of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2025
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) (the "Company"), a leading online loan marketplace, announced today the pricing of its private offering of $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 0.50% convertible senior notes due 2025 (the "notes"). The Company also granted the initial purchasers an option to purchase, for settlement within a 13-day period beginning on, and including, the date on which the notes are first issued, up to an additional $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of notes. The sale of the notes to the initial purchaser
Jul 20, 2020 04:02 pm ET
LendingTree Announces Offering Of $500.0 Million Of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2025
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) (the "Company"), a leading online loan marketplace, announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2025 (the "notes") in a private placement. The Company also expects to grant the initial purchasers an option to purchase, for settlement within a 13-day period beginning on, and including, the date on which the notes are first issued, up to an additional $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of notes.
Jul 20, 2020 02:34 pm ET
Nearly 4 in 10 Consumers Are Currently Boycotting a Company
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A substantial percentage of consumers who feel that a company is behaving wrongly are willing to express their disapproval by withholding their dollars, according to a new report by CompareCards which found 38 percent of Americans – and more than half of Gen Z and millennials – are currently boycotting at least one company. The number of boycotting consumers is up from 26 percent in January 2019.
Jul 16, 2020 04:05 pm ET
LendingTree Provides Favorable Preliminary Second Quarter 2020 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today provided a business update regarding better-than-expected second quarter 2020 financial results.
Jul 16, 2020 11:09 am ET
Major Cities are Slow to Recover After Public Transit Usage Dropped 75% Amid COVID-19 According to ValuePenguin.com Study
NEW YORK, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who depend on public transit, severe drops in ridership can be detrimental. With fewer riders comes limited scheduling and days where public transit may not run at all. For the busy metropolises on our list, that could mean fewer people are able to get out to grocery stores or medical facilities.  
Jul 09, 2020 09:49 am ET
Survey Finds 1 in 5 Americans Were Victims of Porch Pirates Since the Start of COVID-19 Stay-Home Orders
NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The stay-at-home orders that have been implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an uptick in package deliveries – and thieves have taken notice. According to a new survey from ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree - 18% of Americans have experienced package theft in the past four months, and these short-term thefts are part of a larger problem that consumers face throughout the course of a normal year. Here are the key findings:
Jul 08, 2020 09:03 am ET
Social Security Survivor Benefits Only Cover Half of the Lost Earnings for Young Families According to ValuePenguin.com Study
NEW YORK, July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Losing a loved one is difficult for many, but for those who lose the primary provider for their home, it could mean not being able to pay the bills needed to provide for a family.
Jul 01, 2020 11:52 am ET
LendingTree Study Ranks the Most Valuable Cities in America
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Real estate wealth is not evenly distributed across the country and is largely concentrated in large cities. But it begs the question: What are the most valuable cities in America? To find out, LendingTree analyzed the total value of residential real estate in American cities. The real estate values come from the My LendingTree property value database, which is a collection of real estate data of more than 155 million U.S. properties. The total value of residential real estate in the database was $32.6 trillion, close to the Federal Reserve's est
Jun 30, 2020 11:07 am ET
Insurance is a Source of Conflict for 39% of Married Americans According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance is an important part of a couple's financial life, and although some aspects, like shopping around for insurance, don't cause too much friction, some couples do experience conflict when filing claims and selecting providers. In a recent survey conducted by ValuePenguin, 39% of married couples experienced arguments over insurance and nearly a quarter hadn't spoken to their partner about insurance at all. According to our findings: 
Jun 30, 2020 08:05 am ET
Fourth of July 2020: Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Alabama and South Carolina Top States for Firework use
NEW YORK, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ValuePenguin.com study has found that the United States spent about $319,270,828 on fireworks in total, with Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Alabama and South Carolina topping the nation for fireworks consumption. With July 4th nearly upon us, here are the key findings:
Jun 24, 2020 01:27 pm ET
Michigan, Vermont, and New York Saw Largest Degree of Job Losses Due to Coronavirus Pandemic According to LendingTree Study
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the business closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans are out of work. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its most recent unemployment data showing that 13.3% of U.S. residents are unemployed and seeking work as of May 2020. However, unemployment data only shows how many people are out of work and actively looking for a job. To determine the job losses caused by the COVID-19 crisis, LendingTree researchers compared the total non-farm workers by state in April 2019 and April 2020. Researchers then determi
Jun 22, 2020 11:37 am ET
Raising a Child Will Cost More Than $252,000, ValuePenguin.com Study Finds
NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every American family understands that raising children is an enormous financial commitment — but do families have a clear idea of the dollar amounts involved? A new report from ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree compared data on child-related spending to the median income of families across the country, and here are the key findings from this analysis:
Jun 17, 2020 06:01 am ET
New York, New Hampshire and Wisconsin Provide the Best Medicaid Programs in the Nation
SEATTLE, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report analyzing which states have the best Medicaid benefit programs.
Jun 09, 2020 12:19 pm ET
Texas, Louisiana and Florida Rank in the Top 10 For Most at Risk of Natural Disasters in 2020 According to ValuePenguin.com Study
NEW YORK, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- It may come as no surprise to many that 2020 has been heavy with natural disasters. At the end of April, the year 2020 was already ranked No. 2 for most disasters, with peak hurricane and wildfire season yet to come. However, some states are more at risk for natural disasters as the severe weather season gets underway.
Jun 04, 2020 09:34 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Present at 40th Annual William Blair Growth Stock Conference
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading financial services marketplace, today announced that it will participate in the 40th Annual William Blair Growth Stock Conference on June 9, 2020.
Jun 04, 2020 09:01 am ET
61% of Americans Plan to Visit Family and Friends for First Vacation After Covid-19 According to ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans found visiting family and friends to be a challenge and others were unable to do so at all. As everyone preps for the new normal, many Americans are eager to get back on the road and enjoy some quality time with loved ones.
Jun 04, 2020 08:15 am ET
LendingTree Survey Finds 53% of Potential Homebuyers are More Likely to Purchase a Home in the Next Year Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The coronavirus pandemic — coupled with historically low mortgage rates — is motivating 53% of homebuyers to purchase a home in the coming year, according to the results from LendingTree's latest survey of over 1,000 prospective homebuyers.
Jun 04, 2020 08:05 am ET
Homeowners Insurance Premiums Increased 59% Over The Past Decade, ValuePenguin.com Finds.
NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The cost of homeowners insurance has risen considerably in recent years, and will continue to rise in 2020 according to a new report from ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE). In 2010, the average annual cost of homeowners insurance across the country was $909. As of 2020, ValuePenguin analysts estimate that the average cost of home insurance is $1,445 — a total increase of 59% over the last decade.
Jun 02, 2020 10:06 am ET
Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado and Honda Civic Are America's Most Searched Cars, ValuePenguin.com Study Finds
NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree, the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and Honda Civic are the most searched cars in America. And while searches for cars, especially pickup trucks like the Ford F-150, trended downward during the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States, recent data suggests that searches for these popular models may be hitting annual highs. Here are America's five most searched cars:
May 28, 2020 12:38 pm ET
LendingTree Survey of Small Business Owners Finds 46% are Concerned They Won't Have Enough Money to Reopen
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as states and cities slowly allow more businesses to reopen, many entrepreneurs are anxious about doing so. Nearly half of small business owners worry they cannot afford to resume normal operations following mandated closures to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to LendingTree's latest survey of small business owners. Approximately 46% of small business owners cite funding as the primary obstacle to reopening, and that once open, increased health and safety measures could further stifle sales.
May 28, 2020 07:29 am ET
Most Dangerous Roads During COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders
SEATTLE, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report analyzing which states have the speediest and most accident-prone drivers to see where roads could be most dangerous during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.
May 28, 2020 07:23 am ET
83 Million Americans Say COVID-19 Makes Them More Likely to Buy Life Insurance
NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact everything from the economy to daily life, worries over personal safety have driven 83 million Americans to consider buying life insurance or increasing their life insurance coverage, according to a new survey from ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree.
May 27, 2020 11:14 am ET
68% Of Americans Worry COVID-19 Will Make HealthCare More Expensive. This Fear May Be Unfounded.
NEW YORK, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 50% of Americans get health insurance through their employers, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put over 38 million Americans out of work, and left nearly 27 million Americans (including family members) newly without insurance.
May 26, 2020 01:56 pm ET
6 in 10 Homeowners in High-Risk Flood Zones Don't Have Flood Insurance, ValuePenguin.com Study Finds
NEW YORK, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Where disasters are concerned, 2020 is destined to go down in history as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic — but that doesn't make the threat of seasonal weather events any less urgent. As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, and severe flooding overwhelms parts of central Michigan - ValuePenguin.com has just published a report showing cities where homeowners face the greatest financial risk and exposure to flooding.
May 20, 2020 01:45 pm ET
Majority of Homeowners Approved for a Mortgage Forbearance May Not Have Needed One, According to LendingTree Survey
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners questioned whether they'd be able to pay their monthly mortgage payments. As a result, millions of people requested a mortgage forbearance agreement, which temporarily postpones or lowers a borrower's monthly mortgage payment. Though forbearance can be a boon for homeowners struggling to stay afloat, a new LendingTree survey conducted by Qualtrics suggests that most people who received a forbearance may not have necessarily needed one.
May 19, 2020 02:05 pm ET
56% of Parents with Young Children Are in Debt Due to Coronavirus
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new LendingTree survey shows that the financial fallout from the Coronavirus pandemic is particularly difficult for American parents with children. According to the survey of over 1,000 parents with children under the age of 18, 56% said they are in debt due to the added financial strain of the pandemic all while balancing distance learning for children and working from home.
May 19, 2020 10:40 am ET
North Dakota, Wyoming and Wisconsin saw the highest increases in hospital expenses per visit
SEATTLE, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report on states with the highest hospital expenses. The influx brought on from the pandemic comes at a time where hospital expenses are at an all-time high after a decade of steep increases.
May 13, 2020 12:34 pm ET
Many Americans More Than Tripled Subscription Service Spending Amid Social Distancing
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The coronavirus pandemic has drastically altered the way Americans spend money. In many cases, that has meant cutting back — but one area where many consumers are spending more is on subscription services.
May 05, 2020 07:00 am ET
LendingTree Reports First Quarter 2020 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.
May 04, 2020 11:13 am ET
Nearly 50 Million Cardholders Had Credit Limits Reduced, Card Closed Involuntarily in Last Month Due to COVID-19 Impact
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four American credit cardholders said they've involuntarily had their credit limit slashed on at least one of their credit cards or even had a card closed by their issuer in the past 30 days, according to a new report from CompareCards. 
Apr 29, 2020 11:03 am ET
47% of Americans Say They Feel More Lonely Than Usual During Covid-19 According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With stay-at-home orders in place across America due to covid-19, it is no surprise that many Americans are feeling the strain of loneliness and sadness as we navigate this critical time. New developments in the situation and further restrictions are starting to cause more mental health issues across the country. 
Apr 29, 2020 09:04 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. Announces Strategic Investment in Stash
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, has announced a strategic investment in Stash, one of the fastest-growing banking and investing services in the U.S. The investment from LendingTree is part of Stash's Series F funding, which includes funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. as well as Breyer Capital, Goodwater Capital, Greenspring Associates, Union Square Ventures, and other investors.
Apr 23, 2020 12:19 pm ET
48% of Americans Canceled Summer Travel Due to Coronavirus Concerns According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, April 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic has caused nearly half (48%) of Americans to cancel their summer travel plans for this year leading to more distress for the travel industry. Additionally, 1 in 6 Americans also said they would wait a full year before traveling again.
Apr 22, 2020 11:15 am ET
LendingTree Survey of Small Business Owners Finds Just 5% Received PPP Funds in First Round
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As small business owners anxiously wait for Congress to inject more money into the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a new LendingTree survey finds just 5% of business owners have been approved for a PPP loan before the initial funds were depleted, though 60% had applied for funding.
Apr 22, 2020 11:01 am ET
LendingTree Launches SBA Lending Marketplace for Regional and Community Banks
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree has announced that it is launching a lending marketplace to connect small businesses in need of financial assistance with SBA-approved lenders to help fulfil requests from small business owners quickly, and is encouraging regional and community banks across the country to join its network. Many small businesses across the U.S. struggled to gain access to financial assistance through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) before the initial funds were depleted.  According to LendingTree's recent survey of small business owners, just 5
Apr 21, 2020 08:05 am ET
How Prepared Are Americans for Emergencies?
NEW YORK, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The coronavirus pandemic has revealed that the country isn't as prepared for emergencies as the public believes. While individuals and communities have shifted their behavior in major ways to protect themselves from COVID-19, a ValuePenguin.com by LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE) study has found that Americans are underprepared for the chaos that could result from emergencies, with unique challenges faced by those who live in the 25 largest metros in the country.
Apr 21, 2020 08:00 am ET
LendingTree, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2020 Earnings on May 5, 2020
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today announced that it will release fiscal first quarter 2020 results on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will also post a letter to shareholders on the company's website at investors.lendingtree.com.
Apr 21, 2020 07:30 am ET
California, Florida and Louisiana are Among the Biggest Polluters and Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases
SEATTLE, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report on how the environment has influenced COVID-19.
Apr 20, 2020 12:28 pm ET
LendingTree Survey Finds 63% of Engaged Couples Postponed Their Wedding Due to the Coronavirus
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wedding season may technically be upon us, but a new LendingTree survey of more than 900 engaged Americans found most couples are facing tough decisions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with nearly two-thirds postponing their weddings and many losing money in the process.
Apr 15, 2020 12:05 pm ET
DepositAccounts.com Announces Annual Top 200 Healthiest Banks and Credit Unions in America
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DepositAccounts.com, a subsidiary of LendingTree®, today released its list of the 2020 Top 200 Healthiest Banks and Credit Unions in America.
Apr 14, 2020 04:01 pm ET
LendingTree Provides Business Update Given COVID-19; Suspends FY 2020 Guidance
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), the nation's leading online financial services marketplace, today provided a business update regarding the impact of COVID-19.
Apr 13, 2020 10:04 am ET
9 In 10 Who Asked for Breaks On Mortgage, Card Payments Due To Coronavirus Got One
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Some much-needed good news for folks whose financial lives have been flipped upside down by the Coronavirus: According to a new survey from LendingTree, more than 90% of people who have asked their mortgage lender or credit card issuer for a break on their monthly bill have been successful.
Apr 07, 2020 10:32 am ET
61% of Americans Would Be Surprised by a Covid-19 Medical Bill According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey
NEW YORK, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the coronavirus pandemic continues to drive a widespread but disjointed response from cities, states, federal authorities and health insurance providers, the uncertainty around testing and treatment may be compounded by another factor: Who will pay the bills?
Apr 06, 2020 11:39 am ET
LendingTree Survey Reveals 71% of Small Business Owners Fear They Will Never Recover from Pandemic Losses
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new LendingTree survey of more than 1,200 small business owners found that 71% worry they'll never recover from the downturn due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Nearly half of small business owners have temporarily closed their businesses. They have also laid off workers or reduced hours while trying to source funding to stay afloat.  LendingTree conducted an online survey of 1,221 small business owners who had previously applied for funding through LendingTree's small business lending database. Participants were emailed a link to partic
Apr 02, 2020 08:01 am ET
Bad Habits Get In The Way of Staying Healthy During COVID-19, Survey Finds
NEW YORK, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ValuePenguin.com survey has found that three quarters of Americans are concerned about their health, but they don't consider the negative effects that certain small actions could have on their communities' health. For instance, more than four in 10 don't wash their hands every time after using the restroom.
Mar 31, 2020 12:17 pm ET
Utah, Idaho and Nevada Rank Lowest for Hospital Capacity
SEATTLE, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces released a report on which states are most prepared for hospital capacity by analyzing data on hospital beds and physicians per 1,000 people.
Mar 26, 2020 01:53 pm ET
These States are Hit Hardest By Social Distancing Amid COVID-19
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its study on the states hit hardest by social distancing. With COVID-19 spreading throughout the country and experts urging Americans to practice social distancing, the study found that residents of Western states and New England tend to be more social than the rest of the country and might be having a difficult time with social distancing.
Mar 25, 2020 06:00 am ET
LendingTree Report: Refinance Applications Triple in the U.S.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its latest report on the recent growth in refinance applications compared to the same time period in 2019. The economic effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic have led to unprecedented volatility in mortgage interest rates and an overwhelming surge of borrower demand. LendingTree data shows that refinance mortgage applications through LendingTree's marketplace tripled from a year ago in each of the 50 largest cities and in all but five states.
Mar 24, 2020 01:03 pm ET
LendingTree Study Analyzes the Real Costs of Bankruptcy
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its study on the costs bankruptcy experienced by individuals who have filed for bankruptcy and the effect on an individual's credit. The report found that consumers who recently filed for bankruptcy aren't completely shut out of the market, though interest rates affect their cost for new credit. In fact, more than half of those who filed for bankruptcy one year before visiting LendingTree had credit scores of 640 and higher. 
Mar 19, 2020 12:47 pm ET
63% of Americans Say Their Finances Have Been Impacted by Coronavirus, According to LendingTree Survey
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly two-thirds (63%) of consumers have already felt the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in some way, according to a LendingTree survey of 1,050 Americans conducted on March 13, and 44% are worried about their ability to pay rent or their mortgage in the midst of the global pandemic.
Mar 18, 2020 01:35 pm ET
Americans Are Spending $178.44 on Supplies Related to the Coronavirus Outbreak
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its study capturing how Americans are preparing for the coronavirus. The survey found that 63 percent of Americans purchased supplies related to the coronavirus outbreak, spending on average $178.44. 
Mar 16, 2020 09:01 am ET
LendingTree Launches Free Identity Monitoring Feature Through Partnership With ID Experts
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today announced the launch of a free identity monitoring feature for My LendingTree users through a new partnership with ID Experts, a premier identity protection provider, in efforts to help consumers further safeguard themselves from threats to their financial health and online privacy.
Nov 13, 2019 12:06 pm ET
Lending Between Family or Friends is Likely to Result in Guilt, Hurt Feelings, or Regret, LendingTree Survey Finds
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60% of Americans have borrowed money from or lent money to friends and family in the last five years, according to LendingTree's recent survey of over 1,000 Americans.   With 35% of those who have lent money nearly a third of borrowers and lenders reported negative consequences resulting from the loan, ranging from hurt feelings (14%) and resentment (10%) to irreparable harm to the relationship (4%).

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