Alaya Linton
  • Personal finance writer, speaker, coach, and blogger
  • Her 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 and The Balance Everyday. Her work is informed by her personal experience falling into $74,000 of consumer debt—and climbing out of it in just 25 months. She created and maintains an award-winning personal finance website, Hope+Cents, to encourage others to overcome their own money challenges.