Aja McClanahan is a personal finance writer that also covers real estate and small business topics. Aja paid off over $120,000 in debt and has been featured in Yahoo! Finance, Kiplinger, MarketWatch, U.S. News and World Report, and more. She also writes about credit, lending, and other financial topics for various web outlets including her own blog, Principles of Increase. Aja recently authored the book, How a Mother Should Talk About Money with Her Daughter.