Emma lives in Bogota, Colombia, where she owns the English-language newspaper The Bogota Post. She began her editorial career at a financial website in the U.K. over 20 years ago and has been contributing to The Ascent since the summer of 2019.
Can You Feed Your Family With SNAP Benefits?
Sep 6, 2020
COVID-19 has hit the incomes of millions of Americans, and SNAP benefits are a lifeline. Here are some tips on feeding a family of four …Read More
What to Do if You Can't Afford Next Month's Rent
Sep 4, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has left millions of Americans unable to pay their rent. If you are one of them, here are some steps you can …Read More
SNAP Benefits Will Increase in October, but Are They Enough?
Sep 4, 2020
SNAP food benefits will increase by over 5% in October, taking the maximum benefits a family of four can receive to $680 for 2021.Read More
What to Do if You've Lost Food Stamp Eligibility
Jul 28, 2020
As coronavirus exceptions run out, many may lose SNAP benefits. Find out how to stretch your food budget and what other programs could help.Read More
How to Apply for Rent or Mortgage Assistance in Colorado
Jul 25, 2020
Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, if you are struggling to cover your housing costs in Colorado, help is available. Find out if you …Read More
Financial Assistance in Nevada
Jul 20, 2020
If you need food or housing assistance in Nevada, there are some resources that could help. Find out what assistance programs you can apply for.Read More
Where to Get Financial Assistance in Michigan
Jul 17, 2020
If you are struggling to pay your bills in Michigan, here are some places to look for financial assistance. Find out where you can get …Read More
How to Get Financial Assistance in California
Jul 15, 2020
The coronavirus has hit our health and our wallets. If you're having trouble paying your bills in California, here are some of the places you …Read More
What Is Regulation D?
Jun 4, 2020
Regulation D limits the number of withdrawals you can make from your savings account. Find out how it could impact your banking decisions.Read More
How We Waste Money on Good Intentions
May 29, 2020
It's easy to spend hundreds of dollars on video courses and fitness subscriptions that you never use. Find out how to stop throwing away this …Read More
Which States Have Banned Debt Collection During the Coronavirus Crisis?
May 4, 2020
Do you have court judgments against you? Your stimulus check could be at risk. Find out which states have stopped debt collection during COVID-19.Read More
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