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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.

The Best Journalism Awards You’ve Never Heard Of
By: Howard Dvorkin
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21 October 2020, 12:00 pm
I care less about the Pulitzer Prize than I do about the Personal Finance Reporting Awards.
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Pandemic and Credit: Why the X1Credit Card Is Both Cynical and Practical
By: Howard Dvorkin
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14 October 2020, 12:00 pm
A new high-end credit card picked the right time to make a name for itself – and force all other cards to innovate.
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How to Raise Your Credit Score During a Pandemic – While Being a Couch Potato
By: Howard Dvorkin
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1 October 2020, 12:00 pm
Experian Boost will now reward you for watching Netflix. Expect others to follow.
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How Your Pandemic Finances Are Just Like Science Fiction – And a Horror Movie
By: Howard Dvorkin
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27 August 2020, 12:00 pm
When your credit cards and student loans are deferred, it's just like being frozen in time. But there's also a monster sneaking up behind you...
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5 New Polls That Show how COVID-19 Will Permanently Change the Way We Think About Money
By: Howard Dvorkin
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13 August 2020, 12:00 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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Which is Better? Credit Counseling or Debt Settlement?
By: Howard Dvorkin
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28 July 2020, 12:00 pm
The federal government comes up with an answer – and as usual, it’s complicated
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