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Podcast 35: Credit Cards, Debt, and Financial Planning With Jean Chatzky

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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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Jean Chatzky[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
[16:47] End

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Updated December 15, 2017 and originally published December 20, 2009.

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avatar 1 Anonymous

It’s always good to hear expert advice from Jean Chatzky. Thanks for the interview Flexo~

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avatar 2 Anonymous

Great interview guys!

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