If I Knew Then What I Know Now: What We Learned From Our Mistakes


Join our #CreditChat on Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat every Wednesday at 3 p.m ET. This week, we discussed what we have learned from our financial mistakes.

The panel will include: Jennifer Jackson: Personal Finance Expert and Founder of ADLT101.comPaul Vachone: Founder of TheFrugalToad.comShannon McNay: Personal Finance Freelance Writer; Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; and Christina Roman: Social Media Specialist at Experian.

We also featured financial tips all week on Snapchat.

Question We Discussed:

  • Q1: Can you share a financial mistake you made that had a significant impact on your life?
  • Q2: What steps did you take to recover from your financial mistake?
  • Q3: What are common misconceptions about financial blunders?
  • Q4: Why is it important to face your financial mistakes head-on?
  • Q5: Have you ever repeated a financial mistake? Why is this a common occurrence?
  • Q6: What safeguards can people establish to help them avoid repeating a financial mistake?
  • Q7: Why is it important to stay level-headed when in financial distress? What are some best practices?
  • Q8: How can financial literacy help people avoid common financial mistakes?
  • Q9: Where can people turn for professional financial advice?
  • Q10: If there is one financial mistake you would like to help anyone watching this chat to avoid, what would that be?

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