Rebecca Safier

Rebecca Safier is a personal finance writer specializing in student loans, financial aid, and career development. She has her Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and her work has been featured in Huffington Post, MarketWatch, U.S. News, and more.

Articles by Rebecca Safier

6 Student Loan Refinancing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

While refinancing student loans could potentially result in a lower interest rate and more money in your pocket, there are some student loan refinancing mistakes... read more

$10,000 in Student Loan Forgiveness Could Cancel Federal Debt for 1 in 3 Borrowers

The White House says there’s no final decision on student loan cancellation, despite a report from the Washington Post that the Biden administration is set... read more

Federal Student Loan Borrowers Will Save Average of $6,949 During Moratorium — Including $834 Amid Latest Extension

While the coronavirus pandemic has posed financial challenges for many over the past nearly two years, student loan borrowers have enjoyed some relief in this... read more

Student Loan Hero Coronavirus Information Center

The coronavirus outbreak has changed the entire landscape of student loan repayment and refinance. For instance, if you have federally held student loans, you do... read more

7 Reasons Why Your Personal Loan Was Declined (and 6 Ways to Fix It)

It’s hard not to take it personally when you get declined for a loan. But if your loan application was denied, it’s important to identify... read more

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