Aligning Your Career Goals with Your Financial Objectives

Our weekly #CreditChat started in 2012 to help our community learn about credit and important personal finance topics (e.g. saving money, paying down debt, improving credit scores). Each chat is hosted by @Experian on Twitter and all are welcome to participate. DM us any questions.

This week’s chat will highlight the importance of setting goals and ensuring that you are on the best path to help you achieve your goals.

Topic: Aligning Your Career Goals with Your Financial Objectives

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. When planning your career, would you recommend following your passion, or entering a field you are good at or can study to excel in? 
  2. What should students consider when selecting their college major/future career? 
  3. Do you need a college degree to be financially successful? 
  4. How do you set expectations for salary or income growth over time? 
  5. How do you advocate for yourself in the workplace/job market? 
  6. How do you set financial goals or objectives in your early 20s? 
  7. What are some examples of ways to align your career goals with your financial objectives?   
  8. What are some decisions you may need to make to pursue career success? 
  9. How do you adjust over time to make sure you are on track to meet your financial objectives? 
  10. Any final tips for those planning for their future? 

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