If you think you’re the only person who has ever messed up with credit cards, you can now let out a big sigh of relief. In my new book, I share how I went from being a credit card disaster to a credit card diva.
When I got out of college, I racked up debt on seven credit cards. Credit card limits meant nothing to me, especially if I needed a new pair of shoes. It was a struggle to get out of debt and straighten out my life, but I did it and so can you.
These days, I’m a credit card expert and my mission is to help folks avoid all the mistakes I made. Yes, every single one of them.
In Confessions of a Credit Junkie, you’ll learn:
- How to use the Credit Card Personality Quiz to find your credit card match.
- Seven simple ways to use a credit card to rebuild your credit (and improve your credit score).
- Credit card strategies to help you save a ton of money on groceries, gas, and other everyday expenses.
- How to get out of debt using a balance transfer credit card–and pay absolutely zero interest while doing it.
- How to understand the fine print without wanting to bang your head against a brick wall.
In the Media
Confessions of a Credit Junkie has been featured or mentioned by hundreds of media outlets. It was chosen by the Washington Post’s syndicated columnist, Michelle Singletary, as her December 2013 Color of Money Book Club pick. And it just received an outstanding book award in the Self Help/Service category from the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
Here’s a sampling of where Confessions of a Credit Junkie has appeared:
TV, video, online, and print: FoxNews.com Live with Lauren Simonetti, NY1 (New York One) with Tara Lynn Wagner, Washington Post, USA Today, Kiplinger, US News & World Report, Money magazine, Yahoo! Finance, Chicago Tribune, MSN.com, MSN Money, Real Simple, Black Enterprise, FoxNews.com, JeanChatzky.com, TheStreet.com, FoxBusiness.com, MainStreet.com, Forbes.com, Consumer Affairs, Investor’s Business Daily, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald, DailyWorth, DailyFinance, CreditCards.com, CardRatings, eHow, LowCards.com, AskLizWeston.com, Experian, Credit.com, Credit Sesame, Coupon Sherpa, SuperMoney, CreditCardInsider.com, CreditCardGuide.com, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Deseret News, CollegeWeekLive.com, Fox16 News in Little Rock, AR, and many more.
Radio shows: ABC News Radio with Richard Davies, Lifestyle Talk Radio with Frankie Boyer (nationally syndicated), WLW-AM/Cincinnati OH with Jim Scott, WMKT-AM/Northern MI (regional) with Vic McCarty, WLW-AM/Cincinnati OH with Scott Sloan, WDBO-FM/Orlando FL with Tony Marino, WPBI-FM-S/FL regional-On the Money Show, WOCM-FM/Ocean City MD with Bulldog, WHAM-AM/Rochester NY with Chet Walker, WSLR-FM/Sarasota FL with Doug Miles, MediaTracks Network, nationally syndicated, with Viewpoints, WIP-AM/Philadelphia PA with Peter Solomon, WKBN-AM/Youngstown OH with Dan Rivers, WNCU-FM/RaleighDurham NC with Ed Fulbright (NPR-affiliated), WPHM-AM/Detroit MI with Paul Miller, WKXL-AM/Concord NH with Bill Kearney, KCMN-AM/Colorado Springs CO with Tron Simpson, WLKF-AM/Lakeland FL on Dollars & Sense show, MoneyLife Radio with Chuck Jaffe (Internet), 1300-AM/Grand Rapids MI Newsradio, Talk Credit Radio with Gerri Detweiler, The Financial Fitness Show (nationally syndicated) with Chip Cummings, KKNW-AM/Seattle WA with Vicki St. Clair, and more.
You can find Confessions of a Credit Junkie: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid the Mistakes I Made on Amazon and in bookstores, including Barnes & Noble. By the way, I’m very honored to say that the Foreword was written by Liz Weston, the renowned best-selling author of many personal finance books, including The 10 Commandments of Money.