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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

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Do I Qualify for a Home Equity Loan or HELOC?

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Pay Off Student Loans Early: Benefits And Tips

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How Much Do I Owe in Student Loans?

Checking your student loan balances may seem tricky if you borrowed multiple loans. Here’s how to find out how much you owe in...

Can You Refinance Student Loans After Bankruptcy?

Find out whether lenders are willing to refinance student loans after bankruptcy. Plus, we share...