Elena Botella
Elena Botella

Elena Botella

Elena Botella is a financial writer who focuses on how Americans navigate an uncertain economy. She specializes in personal finance, business, and technology topics. Her work has appeared in Real Simple, The Nation, Forbes, Slate, American Banker, and other outlets.

Highlights:
* Financial writer focusing on how Americans navigate an uncertain economy
* Covers personal finance, business, and technology topics
* Senior contributor for Forbes
* Authored the book Delinquent: Inside America's Debt Machine (Fall 2022)
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