Glen Luke Flanagan


Glen Luke Flanagan covers credit card news for He joined the team in June 2019. His work ranges from reviews of new cards to in-depth pieces on protecting your financial information, and his background is in journalism and government communications. He also writes credit card articles for MagnifyMoney, another LendingTree-owned site. 


As a journalist in North Carolina and South Carolina, Glen covered topics including city government, state government, local businesses, public safety and more. During his time at The State newspaper, Glen’s work appeared on the websites of newspapers across the United States owned by The McClatchy Company. His reporting at The News Herald and The State newspaper won awards from the North Carolina Press Association and the South Carolina Press Association, respectively.


Glen earned his B.A. in media studies with a concentration in journalism from Radford University, graduating summa cum laude in May 2014. After graduation, he participated in a Dow Jones News Fund training and internship. Out of more than 600 applicants, only 86 were accepted into the DJNF program that summer. He was later one of approximately two dozen fellows selected from journalists across the country to participate in the University of South Carolina’s 2016 Media Law School, which was sponsored by the American Board of Trial Advocates. This program gave fellows an intensive crash course in public records, bankruptcy law, podcasts and more.

Articles by Glen Luke Flanagan

How To Compare Balance Transfer Offers

Balance transfer credit cards can offer a lifeline if you’re carrying a lot of high-interest card debt. However, with so many balance transfer card options... read more

Can You Raise Your Credit Score By 100 Points in 30 Days?

Your credit score affects everything from the interest rate you’ll pay on an auto loan to whether you’ll be hired for certain jobs, so it’s... read more

Best Credit Cards for Amazon Purchases

If you’re one of the more than 100 million Amazon Prime customers in the United States, you can earn a lavish amount of cash back... read more

5 Credit Repair Tips to Get You Out of Debt

If your credit score needs a lift and debt is dragging you down, know that creating and committing to a debt payoff strategy can have... read more

7 reasons your credit score might have dropped

Editorial Note: The content of this article is based on the author’s opinions and recommendations alone. It may not have been previewed, commissioned or otherwise... read more

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