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

Chapter 11 vs. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What to Know

If you’ve found yourself drowning in large amounts of debt, you’re surely overwhelmed about how to get out of it. Bankruptcy is a federal legal... 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