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Getting financial advice on the Internet isn’t always easy. It can be hard to know who’s a real expert and who’s advice will lead you astray. Howard Dvorkin is a CPA and certified personal finance expert. He’s personally counseled thousands of people and started one of the largest and leading credit counseling agencies in the U.S., so you can trust he knows what he’s talking about. Browse Howard’s latest Ask the Expert video responses here or head to the bottom of the page to ask Howard your own questions directly.

Poll: Renters Want to Buy a Home for the Wrong Reasons
By: Howard Dvorkin
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31 August 2021, 12:44 pm
Yet they can’t afford the right home for the right reasons, either. Here’s how to fix both problems.
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Back-to-School Shopping Will Soon Become a National Crisis
By: Howard Dvorkin
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11 August 2021, 4:32 pm
What was once an adorable annual ritual is already a serious financial problem.
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A Condo Collapsing in Florida Should Matter to Everyone
By: Howard Dvorkin
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2 July 2021, 12:00 pm
No one knows why the Surfside building fell, but a CPA knows how it got to that point.
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A CPA Explains Why Biden Can’t Pay for his Infrastructure Plan with Money from Tax Cheats
By: Howard Dvorkin
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20 May 2021, 8:46 pm
Any day now, President Biden will officially roll out his big infrastructure plan – which sounds good since we all want to fix our decaying roads, airports, and bridges. It’s been talked about and chewed over so much, the only surprise will be in the details. Broadly speaking, the White House wants to spend $2 […]
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How COVID-19 Permanently Changed the Way We Think About Money
By: Howard Dvorkin
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11 January 2021, 1:00 pm
From small things (utility bills) to big things (banking), Americans will earn and spend differently long after the pandemic ends
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Free College Won’t Solve the Student Loan Crisis
By: Howard Dvorkin
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6 November 2020, 1:00 pm
It will actually make it much, much worse.
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