The Importance of Winterizing Your Finances

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Don’t let the winter chill freeze your finances! Join our #CreditChat and learn how to winterize your finances for a secure and prosperous season.

Topic: The Importance of Winterizing Your Finances

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Jeanne Kelly: Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder of; Gina Young: Founder of; Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian, Jennifer White: Consumer Education and Advocacy Team, and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. What are some expenses unique to wintertime?
  1. How can you budget now for winter expenses?
  1. Are there any specific financial challenges that arise during the winter?
  1. How can you prepare financially for potential winter emergencies or unexpected expenses?
  1. What costs may be associated with winterizing your home?
  1. What costs may be associated with winterizing your car?
  1. What are some strategies for saving money on your winter energy bills?
  1. What are smart ways to save money on winter clothing and accessories?
  1. How do budget for or protect against online retail shopping therapy when the weather outside is frightful?
  1. What are some of the unexpected financial benefits of being stuck indoors during the winter and how can you boost your finances during this period?

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