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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.

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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A CPA’s COVID-19 Diagnosis
By: Howard Dvorkin
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19 May 2020, 1:00 pm
I'm no doctor, but I know all about financial ailments. After three decades, I can spot the symptoms of money woes. This pandemic will destroy lives in more ways than you think – and some of it is our fault.
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What I just learned about America’s 2019 financial goals
By: Howard Dvorkin
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28 January 2019, 12:59 pm
A new Debt.com poll shows we feel strongly about debt resolutions – about making them and NOT making them.
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Recession 2019: It’ll Be Personal
By: Howard Dvorkin
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21 January 2019, 6:18 pm
Recession talk is hot right now, but I'm more worried about individuals than markets.
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