Today’s episode of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast features Jean Chatzky, financial editor for NBC’s Today Show and author of Pay It Down!: Debt-Free on $10 a Day. Tom Dziubek and Flexo speak with Jean Chatzky about credit cards, debt, and financial planning.
Production Number: S02E09
Segment Numbers: 45
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[00:00] Introduction from Flexo
[00:31] Interview with Jean Chatzky
– [00:52] Lowering your credit card interest rate
– [02:21] Debt consolidation
– [04:16] Credit counseling
– [06:09] Dealing with debt collectors
– [09:46] Making financial behavioral changes
– [12:21] Making these changes in today’s economy
– [13:03] Characteristics of wealthy people
– [15:18] Creating a life plan
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Updated January 16, 2010 and originally published December 20, 2009. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.