About Us

Launched in 2013, ValuePenguin provides in-depth research and analysis on a variety of topics, from insurance to credit cards.

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Our Mission

ValuePenguin and its parent company, LendingTree®, have a common mission: to empower consumers with tools, information and resources to help them make smarter, more informed financial decisions.

Whether you're a young driver searching for the best deal on your first car insurance policy or a frequent traveler looking for top travel credit card offers, ValuePenguin provides in-depth analysis, intuitive calculators and curated editorial content to help you find the right financial products to reach your goals.


Former financial analysts Jon Wu, Ting Pen and Brian Quinn launch ValuePenguin.com in order to help consumers make data-backed decisions about financial products

ValuePenguin develops a tool allowing users to compare health insurance costs side by side


Credit card comparison tools and analysis are launched


Over 16 million users visit ValuePenguin's articles and resources


ValuePenguin is acquired by LendingTree, a leader in digital comparison shopping

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Answers to your questions

Our writers have created over 3,000 articles addressing key questions about car insurance, health insurance, credit cards and more.


Review recommendations

Our tools make it quick to compare products and prices based on the information you provide.


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Your data is only shared with our partners if you've given us permission to do so.


Contact us

To request access to our research or schedule an interview, or for other media inquiries, please email us at: [email protected].

For all inquiries related to privacy, please reference the contact information in our privacy policy.

Editorial standards

At ValuePenguin, our team focuses on providing high-quality articles and resources to help consumers understand the topics they're interested in. Whether we're building visual tools to explain data or publishing in-depth research, our goal is to provide clear and accurate analysis to help guide you to the best decision. If you ever read an article that you think needs improvement, please email us at [email protected].

Our Experts

Matt Timmons

Home & Auto Insurance

Matt's spent nearly half a decade distilling the complex details of insurance into accessible advice. He previously wrote educational content at Grovo Learning. Matt’s user-focused insurance analysis has appeared in publications like CNBC, Yahoo Finance and the Miami Herald.

Divya Sangameshwar

Insurance Expert and Spokesperson

Divya Sangameshwar is an Insurance Expert and Spokesperson at ValuePenguin by LendingTree and has been telling stories about insurance since 2014. Her work has been featured on USA Today, Reuters, CNBC, MarketWatch, MSN, Yahoo, Consumer Reports, Consumer Affairs and several other media outlets around the country. Divya is passionate about helping Americans understand their insurance and its impact on their finances.

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ValuePenguin's team is passionate about empowering consumers in their financial decisions through high-quality research, tools and analysis.

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