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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
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ValuePenguin is acquired by LendingTree, a leader in digital comparison shopping
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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].
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.
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.
Senior Research Analyst
Nick VinZant is a Senior Research Analyst and Insurance Expert at ValuePenguin by LendingTree. A former journalist, Nick spent over a decade covering the insurance, business, technology and transportation industries. His work has been featured on CNN, PBS, NBC News, Buzzfeed, The Washington Post, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Nick prides himself on being both outdoorsy and indoorsy at the same time. He is a graduate of Kansas State University and lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife and two sons.
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