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Anna Serio

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Anna Serio is a trusted loans expert who's published more than 800 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 CNBC, Business Insider 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

174 articles written by this author

What happens to a car loan when the owner dies?

You're not responsible for debt you didn't sign up for.

Anna Serio 31 July 2020
What happens to a car loan when the owner dies?

Family loans: How to borrow from and lend to your loved ones

Thinking of borrowing from family? Learn about the benefits, risks and possible tax issues — including tips to establish clear terms.

Anna Serio 31 July 2020
Family loans: How to borrow from and lend to your loved ones

Financing options for cell phones

Learn 6 different ways to finance the latest iPhone, Galaxy or Pixel, including options that don't require a down payment.

Anna Serio 29 July 2020
Financing options for cell phones

Where to get a personal loan

Compare the features of 5 main types of personal loan lenders to find the best one for your needs and priorities.

Anna Serio 29 July 2020
Where to get a personal loan

Top debt consolidation loans of 2020

Learn about top debt consolidation loans and find out which lenders are best for good credit, flexible repayments, and other top features.

Anna Serio 29 July 2020
Top debt consolidation loans of 2020

5 real ways student loans can impact your life

Having student loans isn't always a bad thing for your finances. Find out the 5 ways it can impact your finances moving forward.

Anna Serio 29 July 2020
5 real ways student loans can impact your life

8 things to consider before moving back in with your parents

While moving back home with my parents helped me save money, my social and dating life struggled for it.

Anna Serio 28 July 2020
8 things to consider before moving back in with your parents

Best personal loans for bad credit

Find the most competitive deals available to you even if you have bad credit plus tips to up your credit and compare online lenders.

Anna Serio 28 July 2020
Best personal loans for bad credit

What is the prime rate on a loan?

Learn how the Bank of Canada prime rate works with personal loans, business loans, student loans and more.

Jaclyn Hurst & Anna Serio 28 July 2020
What is the prime rate on a loan?

How Bank of Canada interest rates affect personal loans

Learn how the Bank of Canada interest rates affect your personal loans, especially if you have a variable-rate loan.

Anna Serio 28 July 2020
How Bank of Canada interest rates affect personal loans
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