Maximizing Your Credit Scores During Financial Literacy Month

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.

April is Financial Literacy Month. Join us for weekly conversations highlighting the importance of financial literacy in the classroom and at home, and meet the organizations that are advocating for and leading the change for future generations.

Topic: Maximizing Your Credit Scores During Financial Literacy Month

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include VantageScore Solutions; 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 . What age should you start talking to your children about credit? 

2. How can you introduce your children to credit?

3. What are the newest developments with credit that people should understand before they turn 18?

4. Where can young people learn about credit if they are not learning it at home?

5. Where can parents find resources to help teach their kids about credit?

6. What are steps to begin establishing credit?

7. How can building a strong credit history and credit score early lead to greater financial success?

8. Where can you access your credit reports and credit scores?

9. What can you do if you find yourself in trouble with credit early?

10. How can you find out if financial literacy is being taught in your school? And what can you do if it’s not?

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

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