Credit Basics & Debt Repayment Strategies

Dr. Michael Gutter and Dr. Barbara O'Neill will discuss debt basics and advanced strategies on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network in this 90 minute session.
This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of topics related to credit and debt management. It will also provide viewers with dozens of online resources for personal and/or professional use. Specific topics that will be covered include debt danger signals, debt ratios, loan payments, credit card fees and traps, alternatives to using credit, the Five C's of creditworthiness, credit card disclosure information, young adult credit card rules, secured credit cards, alternative financial services sector credit, credit reports and scores, credit repair fraud, 10 strategies to reduce debt (e.g., PowerPay, credit counseling, debt consolidation, voluntary surrender, and bankruptcy), and credit and debt resources.

Please review this case study that will be used in this web presentation: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/MFLN%20PF%20Case%201%20overview.pdf

Budget: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/MFLN%20PF%20case%201%20statements.pdf

1.5 CEUs will be available to AFC-credentialed participants.

To connect to this webinar, which is hosted by DoD, you must install security certificates if you are not on a military installation. Instructions for can be found: http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/files/2012/06/DoCCertificate.pdf

If you're unable to install the certificates, you can view this streaming webinar on Ustream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln
You can view this streaming webinar on Ustream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln

View the presentation slides here: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/Credit%20Basics%20with%20passwords.pdf or view in Slideshare here: http://www.slideshare.net/BarbaraONeill/mfln-webinar-credit-basics-and-debt-payment-strategies

No registration is required.

* If you were unable to join the live session of this web conference and have viewed this archived session, you may be eligible to receive 1.5 AFCPE CEUs (if AFC credentialed) by taking a short quiz about this sessions content. To do so, please review these instructions: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/campusextensioninstructions.pdf

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Michael Gutter, Barbara O'Neill

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Here's a reference for those who had questions related to the taxability of cancelled or forgiven debt: ‚óŹ IRS.gov - What if my debt is forgiven?: http://www.irs.gov/uac/What-if-my-debt-is-forgiven%3F ...

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