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Rebecca Safier

Personal Finance Writer, Certified Student Loan Counselor

Expertise

Student loans, financial aid, personal loans and budgeting

Education

Tufts University, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Expertise

Rebecca has been writing about personal finance and education since 2014. With a background in teaching and school counseling, she brings firsthand experience working with students and their families to her writing about student loans, financial aid and the college process. Formerly a senior student loans and personal loans writer for Student Loan Hero and LendingTree, Rebecca now covers a variety of personal finance topics, including budgeting, saving for retirement, home buying and home ownership, side hustles and more. Her work has been featured in MarketWatch, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes Advisor, and other publications, and she's contributed expert commentary to Fortune, Money.com, NBC and more. When Rebecca's not writing about money, she's teaching people how to create profitable blogs on her website, Remote Bliss.

Teaching financial literacy skills in school could go a long way toward helping people improve their financial health and relationship with money.

Education

Bachelors in English from Tufts; Master of Education in Adolescent Counseling from Harvard; student loan counselor certification from the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC)

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