How to Avoid Compulsive Spending This Holiday Season

Join our #CreditChat on Twitter on Wednesday, November 14th, at 3 p.m ET. This week, we’re talking about how to avoid compulsive spending this holiday season.

Topic: How to Avoid Compulsive Spending This Holiday Season   

When: November 14, 2018 at 3 p.m. ET. 

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The panel will include: Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; Joseph Doohan: Owner of Moneyjojo personal finance blog;  Cameron Huddleston: Personal finance expert; Eva Baker: Founder of The Teenpreneur Conference; Taylor Gordon: Certified Financial Educator; and Dr Dean Stein Smith: Professor at Lehman College. 

Questions We’ll Discuss:

  • Q1: What causes compulsive spending?
  • Q2: How do you know if you’re spending compulsively?
  • Q3: Is there professional help for people who have compulsive buying disorder?
  • Q4: How do you determine how much to spend on gifts?
  • Q5: Can compulsive spending affect my credit?
  • Q6: Is there anything you can do to avoid spending compulsively?
  • Q7: What should you do if you can’t afford gifts this holiday season?
  • Q8: Should you open a new credit card with low-interest rate for holiday shopping?
  • Q9: What are some ways to keep track of your spending?
  • Q10: Any final tips on how to avoid compulsive spending this holiday season?


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