Making a Plan to Tackle Your Holiday Debt

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Happy New Year! Are you ready to eliminate any debt you accumulated during the holidays? Don’t miss the tips we’ll share in this week’s chat!

Topic: Making a Plan to Tackle Your Holiday Debt

When: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include Patrina Dixon: Personal Finance Expert and Author, It’$ My Money; 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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  1. Why is it important to tackle your holiday debt as soon as possible?
  2. What’s the best way to track any debt you may have accumulated over the holidays?
  3. What can you do if you are feeling overwhelmed by your current debt load?
  4. What are some common strategies for tackling debt?
  5. What resources are available to help you develop your debt elimination strategy?
  6. What should consumers know about making minimum payments on their credit cards?
  7. How does debt impact your credit?
  8. How can you stay on track and motivated to achieve your goal of reducing or eliminating debt in 2022?
  9. What steps can consumers take now to prevent taking on debt in the 2022 holiday season?
  10. Any final tips for someone trying to reduce or eliminate their debt?

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