Ways to Identify and Protect Yourself from Financial Abuse in a Relationship

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! This #CreditChat will discuss signs to look for and resources for those experiencing domestic and financial abuse.

Topic: Ways to Identify and Protect Yourself from Financial Abuse in a Relationship

When: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include the National Domestic Violence Hotline; Mama Bear: A trauma-informed mama; 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 Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; 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. What is financial abuse?
  2. What are some signs you may or someone else may be a victim of financial abuse?
  3. Where might you find evidence that you are the victim of financial abuse?
  4. What are some proactive steps you can take to protect yourself from financial abuse?
  5. Who is most at risk for financial abuse?
  6. How can you help someone if you believe they are a victim of financial abuse?
  7. How can financial abuse impact your credit?
  8. What steps should you take if youare a victim of financial abuse?
  9. What resources are available for victims of financial abuse?
  10. Any final tips to help victims of financial abuse?

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