How to Keep Your Financial Cool in the Dog Days of Summer

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Don’t let the summer heat melt away your financial stability! Join our #CreditChat on July 12 to discuss smart strategies to stay cool and in control of your finances during the dog days of summer. Get expert tips, engage with financial enthusiasts and beat the heat with your money management skills!

Topic: How to Keep Your Financial Cool in the Dog Days of Summer

When: Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where:Join the live hashtag discussion

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The panel will include: Jeanne Kelly: Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder of; Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian, Jennifer White: Consumer Education and Advocacy Team, and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. What aspects of summer could drive your spending to rise like the temperature?
  2. How do you manage your utility costs when you’re trying to stay cool in summer heat?
  3. How can you manage your food budget when you have your kids home from school for the summer?
  4. What are some inexpensive or free activities you can enjoy with the family this summer?
  5. How can you prioritize your health without breaking the bank this summer?
  6. What are some cool ideas for entertaining on a budget during the summer?
  7. How can you protect yourself from fraud and identity theft this summer?
  8. How can you save on summer vacation and travel?
  9. What are some summer side hustles that can help you bring in extra cash?
  10. Any final tips for managing fluctuating expenses during the summer?

Check out our complete list of upcoming personal finance Twitter chats here.

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