Let’s Get Smart About Credit

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, we’ll share important tips for understanding credit.

Topic: Let’s Get Smart About Credit

When: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include American Bankers Association; Copper Banking; 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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Enter here for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! We will be announcing a winner at the end of the chat. Entry Period: Raffle open now and closes at the end of this chat at 4 p.m. ET. Complete rules here.

Questions We’ll Discuss:

  1. Why is it important to educate yourself about the ins and outs of credit? 
  2. Where can you find free resources to help you learn about credit? 
  3. What role does credit play in your financial life?
  4. Why is having access to credit essential to financial inclusion?
  5. What are some smart tips for managing your credit?
  6. What are some common misconceptions about credit? 
  7. How can good credit save you money? 
  8. How are credit and debt different? 
  9. Where can you find help if you are struggling to manage your credit? 
  10. How can you educate kids and teenagers in your household about credit on Get Smart About Credit Day? 

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