Credit Summer School: Back to the Basics

Join our #CreditChat on Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat on Wednesday, June 21 at 3 p.m ET. Join us for a special summer school #CreditChat. This is going to be a crash course in all things credit.

Topic: Credit Summer School: Back to the Basics

When: June 21, 2017 at 3 p.m. ET.

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The panel will include:  Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; Liz Weston: Certified Financial Planner and columnist at NerdWallet, and Christina Roman: Social Media Specialist at Experian.

We’re also featuring financial tips all week on Snapchat.

Questions We’ll Discuss:

  • Q1: What is a credit report? What information does it contain?
  • Q2: What’s the best way to build a credit history from scratch?
  • Q3: How can you build credit without opening a credit card?
  • Q4: What should people look for when applying for credit cards?
  • Q5: How is credit card interest calculated? Can it change while you have the card?
  • Q6: What is a credit score and why are there so many types?
  • Q7: What factors are used to determine a credit score?
  • Q8: What are best practices for building a great credit score?
  • Q9: What are common mistakes people make with their credit?
  • Q10: What advice would you give someone wanting to rehabilitate his/her poor credit?
  • Q11: What is your #1 credit tip?

If you’ve never heard about #CreditChat, here is a brief overview:

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