How to Get Out of and Avoid Credit Card Debt

Join our #CreditChat on Periscope, YouTube Live, and Twitter on Wednesday, September 5th, at 3 p.m ET. This week, we’re discussing how to get out of and avoid credit card debt.

The panel will included: Leslie H. Tayne: Founder of Tayne Law Group, FinLit Advocate and author of Life and Debt;  The Flawed Consumer;  Paul Vachon: Founder of The Frugal ToadLisa Rowan: Senior Writer and On-Air Analyst as The Penny HoarderDJ and Dannie: Founders of Pennies to WealthEric Rosenberg: Freelance writer, speaker, consultant and founder of PersonalProfitability.comKara Stevens: Financial Advisor, Author of Heal Your Relationship with Money and founder of the TheFrugalFeminista.comJaime Catmull: Forbes Contributor and VP of Partnerships at GoBankingRates.comGoBankingRatesDr. Sean Stein Smith: CPA, CGMA, Assistant Professor at Lehman College (CUNY), columnist, and member of the AICPA Financial Literacy CommissionTarra Jackson: Personal Finance Expert, Speaker, Media Contributor, Podcast Host, Author and Founder or MadamMoney.comWarren Shute: Multi-award-winning financial expert, presenter, author of The Money Plan and founder of WarrensShute.comJeanne Kelly: Credit Coach, Identity Theft Expert, speaker, and founder of the  JeanneKellyAcademyRod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; and Christina Roman: Social Media Specialist at Experian.

Questions We’ll Discuss:

  • Q1: What are some common habits that keep people in debt?
  • Q2: How does credit card debt impact your credit score?
  • Q3: What are some best practices for eliminating credit card debt?
  • Q4: What resources or apps are available to anyone trying to get out of debt?
  • Q5: How can you prioritize paying off debt if you are living paycheck-to-paycheck?
  • Q6: What are some common myths that keep people in debt?
  • Q7: What are some best practices for avoiding credit card debt altogether?
  • Q8: What should people know about debt settlement and bankruptcy?
  • Q9: What should you do if you feel your credit card debt is out of control?
  • Q10: Any final tips for someone trying to eliminate or avoid credit card debt?

View the full tweetchat via Wakelet:

Resources:

3 Ways to Trim Your Credit Card Bills via Ask Experian

Credit Card Debt Hits an All-Time High: How Much Do You Owe? via Ask Experian

How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast- 5-Step Pay-off Plan via Money Crashers

How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt via Ask Experian

Just Charge It: Why I No Longer Max Out My Credit Cards via Ask Experian

Personal Profitability Bootcamp via #CreditChat guest Eric Rosenberg

Should I Pay Off My Credit Card Debt Immediately or Over Time? via Ask Experian

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