LaToya Irby

LaToya Irby

Finance Expert

Education

B.S., Management Information Systems, University of Alabama

Introduction

LaToya has over 12 years of experience in financial reporting as a writer and ghostwriter for dozens of personal finance outlets.

Experience

LaToya's writing has appeared in publications including AllFreelanceWriting.com, Invibed.com, HealPay.com, and FinanceGlobe.com. She's been quoted for her credit and debt expertise in several major publications: USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, Yahoo! Finance, Black Enterprise, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Associated Press. She has also had her work cited in The Debtors Resistance Operation Manual by Strike Debt, Debt Free for Life by David Bach, and Criminal Law & Procedure for the Paralegal (Fourth Edition).

LaToya has appeared as a guest expert on radio shows across the country and has hosted local financial seminars. She has also worked as a collection specialist in the financial services industry, giving her insider knowledge on debt collection laws and practices, as well as insight into consumer challenges in dealing with debt.

Education

​LaToya holds a business degree from the University of Alabama.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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