- Personal finance writer, speaker, coach, and blogger
- Work has appeared on MSN, Yahoo!, AOLFinance, among others
- Draws upon her success overcoming debt to inform her work
Alaya Linton is a personal finance writer, blogger, speaker, and coach. Her writing has appeared on MSN, Yahoo!, LendingTree, and here on The Balance. Her work is informed by her personal experience falling into $74,000 of consumer debt—and climbing out of it in just 25 months.
Alaya is the owner and creator of the award-winning personal finance website, Hope+Cents. She uses her website to encourage others to overcome their own money challenges.
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