About the author
Rashawn Mitchner is an associate editor at Bankrate, managing coverage of debt and personal, auto and home equity loans. She developed an interest in personal finance after starting her journalism career in the wake of the Great Recession.
Rashawn held several editorial positions at Groupon and was a copy editor and page designer for Gannett newspapers in New York state. She joined Bankrate in 2021.
Rashawn holds a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in journalism from Howard University and is pursuing a certificate in editing from the University of Chicago Graham School.