Nov 28, 2023
Paul Oster from bettercredit.com advises listeners to use prepaid gift cards to manage holiday spending and avoid credit card debt. He emphasizes the importance of having a plan and budget in place, paying off new balances within 90 days, and being disciplined to avoid financial stress. Oster also warns against cyber security threats and identity theft when shopping online, recommending the use of gift cards instead of debit cards and caution when clicking on links and ads.
Kerry Lutz questions how many people will follow this advice, but Paul stresses the need for a change in behavior due to the current economic situation. They also discuss the serious consequences of credit card debt and provide practical advice on managing debt and improving credit scores, including contacting Better Qualified for a free consultation and analysis.