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Alaya Linton is a personal financial coach on a mission to help women break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle and create a better financial future. As a former clothing designer, she writes about both money and fashion and has appeared in U.S. News & World Report,, GOBankingRates, and other publications.
Alaya Linton's Articles
, September 3, 2020
What’s better than free? Nothing! From hair products and salon services to e-books and movies, free stuff is out there for the taking.
, August 7, 2020
Show your curves some love by discovering what styles work best for you.
, July 24, 2020
One-and-done dressing that everyone can pull off. We highlight many Black-owned brands with standout styles.
, June 26, 2020
Financial stress can be overwhelming. But research suggests that fear blocks everyday opportunities to create financial freedom. Here’s how to break away from ‘broke thinking.’
, June 26, 2020
Sisters share how to build a capsule wardrobe, saving you time getting dressed and money on fashion.
, June 19, 2020
When home is your office, it’s easy to feel like you’re living at work. Here’s how to reclaim your time, social life, productivity and happiness.
, May 22, 2020
Curve flattering. Culture celebrating. Comfort providing. Rock a caftan for day or night summertime chic.
, February 28, 2020
Keep your hair looking glorious for less — even if you’re high-maintenance.
, January 24, 2020
This simple practice can help your family eat better and lower your bills.
, January 3, 2020
You want to support them, but you’re not an ATM. These simple, smart steps can preserve the relationship and your cash flow.