Michael Galvis is LendingTree’s managing editor for personal loans and debt, where he oversees personal loans content across LendingTree-owned websites such as MagnifyMoney, Student Loan Hero and ValuePenguin. With the help of an incredible group of writers and editors, he helps readers make informed decisions about their money. The content he publishes educates readers on a wide spectrum of topics, from selecting the best loan for their unique financial situation to repaying debt and building or repairing their credit.
Michael first entered the personal finance realm in 2015 as a features editor for GOBankingRates, with a focus on surveys and studies. His content has appeared on Business Insider, Forbes and MSN, among other publications.
In 2017, he joined Student Loan Hero as a copy editor and was later promoted to deputy editor. There, he focused on educating students and their parents on their options for funding a college and postgraduate education and on how to repay student debt as cheaply as possible. In late 2018, he joined the LendingTree family when Student Loan Hero was acquired.
Michael lives with his husband and one-eyed cat, Lu, in Los Angeles.
He received his master’s in creative writing at San Diego State University and a bachelor’s in creative writing at Pepperdine University. He previously worked as an editor for the literary journal Fiction International and as a writer for Blindfold Magazine, a socially conscious lifestyle magazine.
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