Achieve Authors

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Author, Reviewer

Aaron Crowe

Aaron Crowe is an Achieve contributor. He is a freelance journalist who specializes in writing about personal finances. He has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers and websites for his entire career.

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Aimee Bennett

Aimee is a business writer covering personal finance. She’s passionate about making often-complex subjects easier to understand and put into action. Aimee owns and manages Fagan Business Communications, a business communications consulting firm.

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Anna Davies

Anna is a contributing writer for Achieve. She has specialized in writing personal finance content for over a decade, including writing for Fortune 500 finance clients as well as writing personal finance content for magazines and outlets including Forbes, Refinery29, Nasdaq, Yahoo Finance and others.

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Athena Valentine Lent

Athena is one of Achieve’s content writers. She’s an award-winning advice columnist for Slate Magazine and author behind “Budgeting For Dummies” (Wiley 2023). Her writing has appeared in BuzzFeed, Tripadvisor, The College Investor, GOBankingRates, KeeperTax, and her personal website, Money Smart Latina.

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Austin Kilgore

Analyst, Achieve Center for Consumer Insights

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Betsalel Cohen

Betsalel is a contributing writer for Achieve. Passionate about helping people improve their finances. He worked in mortgage banking, private banking, and personal financial coaching. When he is not working, he loves running and spending time with his family.

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Dana George

Dana is an Achieve writer. She has been covering breaking financial news for nearly 30 years and is most interested in how financial news impacts everyday people. Dana is a personal loan, insurance, and brokerage expert for The Motley Fool.

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Dori Zinn

Dori Zinn is a personal finance journalist. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Yahoo!, and more.

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Erica Bigley

Vice President, Corporate Communications


Future You

Cool, calm and collected, Future You knows a thing or two about working with Achieve to deal with debt. Also, time travel, and the secrets the future holds. But, the important thing is the debt thing. So listen to Future You.