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Anna Serio

Senior writer

Anna Serio is a trusted lending expert and certified Commercial Loan Officer who's published more than 1,000 articles on Finder to help Americans strengthen their financial literacy. A former editor of a newspaper in Beirut, Anna writes about personal, student, business and car loans. Today, digital publications like Business Insider, CNBC and the Simple Dollar feature her professional commentary, and she earned an Expert Contributor in Finance badge from review site Best Company in 2020.

Latest articles by Anna Serio

193 articles written by this author

Compare short-term business loans

Compare business financing options for quick cashflow fixes.

Anna Serio 3 March 2021
Compare short-term business loans

14 ways to pay off your student loans faster

Wipe out your student debt faster and save money with these 14 quick tips.

Anna Serio 10 February 2021
14 ways to pay off your student loans faster

7 common student loan myths debunked

When it comes to student loans, it can be hard to tell fact from fiction. To help you out, we've debunked 7 of the most common student loan myths.

Anna Serio 10 February 2021
7 common student loan myths debunked

How to decide which student loans to pay off first

Use these 8 tips to help you decide how to prioritize your student loan repayments.

Anna Serio 10 February 2021
How to decide which student loans to pay off first

How to find the best community bank lender for your small business

Developing a long-term relationship with your local banker can be a great investment for your business.

Brad Stevens & Anna Serio 6 January 2021
How to find the best community bank lender for your small business

Best business loans for good credit

Compare top lenders for different types of business needs.

Anna Serio 29 December 2020
Best business loans for good credit

Deferred-interest loans

You could get a no-cost loan — or pay more than you would have with another lender.

Anna Serio 24 September 2020
Deferred-interest loans

Lenders’ right to offset clauses — explained

Why you might want to think twice before borrowing from your local bank or credit union.

Anna Serio 21 August 2020
Lenders’ right to offset clauses — explained

How to avoid debt in retirement

Prepare ahead of time, prioritize high-interest debt and don't be afraid to ask for help.

Anna Serio 21 August 2020
How to avoid debt in retirement

Can I renegotiate my loan terms if my credit improved?

Maybe, though you also might want to consider refinancing instead.

Anna Serio 21 August 2020
Can I renegotiate my loan terms if my credit improved?
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