Credit Card Writer
Chip Lupo's Info
Chip Lupo currently covers credit cards as a writer for WalletHub. He has written primarily on personal finance topics such as credit cards, credit reports and scores, and debt management for WalletHub since 2018. He also wrote and reported for several newspapers in North and South Carolina where he developed a proficiency for making complex issues understandable. His writing credentials include an N.C. Press Association award for Sports Columns in 1996.
Chip earned a degree in Journalism from Elon University (N.C.) in 1991 and has minors in Economics, Political Science, and Business Administration. During his time on campus, he was sports editor for the college newspaper for two years and a D.J. at the campus radio station where he hosted a weekly classic rock show.
A native of Southern California, Chip grew up in North Carolina and still calls New Bern, N.C. his adopted hometown. He has lived in the Columbia area since 2000. He currently resides in Elgin, S.C., outside of Columbia with his wife Heather and their five cats. Chip manages all the household finances, including a portfolio of 20+ credit cards.
When he's not writing, you'll find Chip practicing on his ever-growing collection of bass guitars (currently up to four) and making regular trips to Myrtle Beach, S.C. He also finds time to create award-winning baked goods that have brought home more than a dozen Blue Ribbons at the S.C. State Fair since 2012.