Emilia Benton

Emilia Benton is a personal finance writer and editor based in Houston. She received her bachelor’s in journalism from Hofstra University and her work has appeared in the Houston Chronicle, MagnifyMoney, LendingTree, ValuePenguin, Student Loan Hero, among others.

Articles by Emilia Benton

How to Spot Debt Collector Scams, Talk to Collections and Repay Your Debt

If you have debt that’s gone from delinquency into collections, chances are you’re being hounded with calls from collectors who are urging you to pay... read more

What is the Grace Period for Returning a Rental Car?

Years ago when you rented a car, there was some grace. You’d get a full hour or two after your car was due before getting... read more

Tax Implications of Settling Your Debt

There’s no going around it: Dealing with substantial amounts of debt can be stressful. But when it comes to finding a solution, you have options.... read more

How to Get Financial Assistance From the Government

Whether they qualify as low-income families or have managed to fall on hard times despite earning a decent living, many Americans have experienced financial challenges... read more

5 Ways to Pay Off Tax Debt

For some people, tax season is something they look forward to if they expect to have a sizeable tax refund coming their way. But for... read more

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