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Rebecca Safier

Rebecca Safier is a personal finance writer with nearly a decade of experience writing about student loans, personal loans, budgeting, and related topics. She is certified as a student loan counselor through the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors.

About Rebecca Safier

Current Role

Personal finance writer


  • Student Loans
  • Personal Loans
  • Home Equity
  • Credit
  • Budgeting


  • Bachelor's degree in English from Tufts University, master's degree in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, certified student loan counselor through the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors

Personal Finance Experience

Rebecca is a contributor to LendEDU who helps people make informed financial decisions, whether they’re paying off student loans, improving their credit or working toward a savings goal.

As a certified student loan counselor, Rebecca has written extensively on student loans, from featuring personal stories to covering data studies on the demographics of student debt to interviewing Andrew Yang and state legislators about their policy proposals. Having previously worked with students as a college counselor, Rebecca brings firsthand insight into the challenges of preparing for college to her work.

In addition to student loans, Rebecca has covered a variety of personal finance topics, including personal loans, home equity, credit scores, and general money management. When she’s not writing about all things finance, she’s teaching blogging and SEO strategies on her blog, Remote Bliss.

Latest from Rebecca Safier

How to Get a $5,000 Personal Loan

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How to Buy a House With a Reverse Mortgage

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Best Personal Loan Apps

Borrowing a personal loan is easier than ever these days. Many lenders offer a streamlined application process you can complete online or via...

How to Use a HELOC to Pay for College

A HELOC can help you pay for college costs and could be a smart option compared to private loans. Exhaust all federal financial...

Bridge Loans for Fix-and-Flip Properties

Fix-and-flip bridge loans offer short-term financing to buy, remodel, and resell properties for a profit. You might use a fix-and-flip loan to cover...

Kapitus Business Loans Review

Originally founded as Strategic Funding Source in 2006, Kapitus is an online lender that provides a wide range of financing options for small...

Pros and Cons of Consolidating Student Loans

Federal loan consolidation can simplify repayment on your federal student loans by combining multiple loans into one. It can also extend your repayment...

$30,000 Personal Loans

A $30,000 personal loan could help you cover the costs of a significant expense, such as a home renovation, medical bills, or a...

How to Refinance Student Loans With Low Income

Refinancing student loans can streamline repayment and reduce your interest rate, but you’ll need to...

Personal Loans for International Students

Attending college in the United States can be expensive, especially for international students who don’t qualify for federal financial aid. If you’re short...