Rebecca Safier

Rebecca Safier

expertise
Student Loans, Budgeting, Saving, Credit Scores & Monitoring, Personal Loans, Financial Aid, College Planning
education
Tufts University, Harvard University

Highlights

  • Personal finance and student loan expert with more than seven years of experience.
  • Certified student loan counselor with the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC).
  • Work has appeared on U.S. News & World Report, CBS News, and Business Insider.

Experience

Rebecca Safier is a personal finance writer and student loan counselor certified with the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC). Formerly a senior writer for Student Loan Hero and LendingTree, she has written hundreds of articles, studies, and surveys on student debt, personal loans, and related topics. She has also conducted original reporting by interviewing financial experts and consumers.

Rebecca’s work has been published in a variety of publications, including MarketWatch, U.S. News & World Report, CBS News, Business Insider, and The Huffington Post. She has also contributed expert commentary to Fortune, Money.com, Entrepreneur, MarketWatch, NBC, and other sites.

Prior to her work in personal finance, Rebecca covered education for a test prep company and worked as a college counselor. Having guided dozens of students and their families through the college application process, she has firsthand insight into the challenges that come with college and financial planning.

Rebecca is also the founder of Remote Bliss, where she teaches blogging strategies and SEO to new and intermediate bloggers through courses and other resources.

Education

Rebecca is certified as a student loan counselor with NACCC. She has her Master of Education in Adolescent Counseling from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s in English from Tufts University. Prior to her work as a personal finance writer, Rebecca gained her state teaching licensure in ESL and TEFL certificate to teach English to international students.