Getting a Head Start on Summer Planning

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.

Join us for a #CreditChat next week as we discuss how to get a head start on budgeting and saving for all your summer activities! From road trips to beach vacations, we’ll share smart tips and tricks to help you make the most of your summer without breaking the bank.

Topic: Getting a Head Start on Summer Planning

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: 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. If you’re making a summertime activity list and budget, where do you begin?
  2. How do you prioritize budget items for the summer?
  3. What are some saving hacks for keeping kids entertained during the summer?
  4. How do you find free or frugal summer activities to help you create a plan?
  5. How can you reduce childcare costs during the summer?
  6. Where can you find discounts for summer activities or outings your family enjoys?
  7. How do you budget for increased living costs during the summer?
  8. How can you save on food costs during the summer with kids at home?
  9. How can you save on summer travel costs (air fare, gas, rentals, etc.)?
  10. Any final tips for budgeting during the summer?

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

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