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

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

What Is a Consolidation Loan?

If you’re juggling multiple debts, you might be able to simplify repayment with a debt consolidation loan. As long as you qualify, a consolidation loan... read more

Personal Loans vs. Payday Loans: What’s the Difference?

When you take out a personal loan, you typically borrow between $1,000 and $50,000 and pay it off in installments over several years. Payday loans,... read more

How to Get Out of Debt on a Low Income

Figuring out how to get out of debt on a low income is no easy feat. While some financial “gurus” tell you to cut back... read more

What Is a Personal Line of Credit (PLOC) and How Does It Work?

A personal line of credit offers a certain amount of money you can borrow during a set period of time, known as your draw period.... read more

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