Credit Podcasts

Here you’ll find credit podcasts from my weekly radio program, Talk Credit Radio. You can listen online or download episodes to your smartphone or computer. All podcasts can be found on iTunes for free as well.

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Credit Podcasts You Won't Want to Miss

Listen to free credit podcasts from Gerri Detweiler's Talk Credit Radio.

Why P2P Loans are Hot for Borrowers and Investors 
They’re one of the hottest trends in lending - and investing. P2P loans, a.k.a. social lending loans like Lendingclub.com and Prosper.com can help you …

International Bank of Bob  
Bob is just an average guy. He got lucky and landed in a job as a travel journalist, traveling the world and staying in very nice properties. But in his …

Soldier of Finance 
Soldier of Finance is one of my favorite books of 2013 and here I talk with the author, Jeff Rose, who shares some of his advice and experiences that helped …

Human Trafficking Help 
Did you know that Florida is one of the top three states in the country for human trafficking? It's a modern form of slavery that encompasses a wide variety …

Get Help for Special Needs Child 
Do you have a special needs or gifted child? Then you may be worried about how you are going to get them the help they need in school - without going bankrupt. …

Asset Protection 
You work hard to be able to save and invest for your future. But one lawsuit could wipe all of that out, if you haven't prepared properly. Learn where …

Can You Really Afford to Be A Full-time Stay-At-Home Parent? 
A few years ago, Emma Johnson found herself unexpectedly divorced and a single parent of small children. A personal finance journalist and founder of …

Credit Report Judgments 
What happens if there is a judgment on your credit report but you can't resolve it? The creditor who got the judgment has disappeared or gone out of business, …

The Power of Tracking 
Can something that takes as little as five minutes a day change your financial life? Absolutely, say the proponents of that so-often-recommended piece …

Checking Accounts and Chexsystems 
If you’ve ever had trouble opening a checking account, it may be because you are in Chexsystems. Most people don’t even know this database exists until …

The Work Number 
It's a database most people have never heard of. Yet it may have information about your job and salary history - and that information is for sale to employers, …

Women, Money and Finances 
Women marrying for money? It's tongue in cheek but in this episode Ginger from GirlsJustWannaHaveFunds.com covers an important topic: why women should …

Protect Your Smartphone 
If you use a smartphone you may be doing some dumb things that put your personal and financial information at risk. Adam Levin, chairman of Credit.com …

Get a Great Scanner and Go Paperless! 
Are you trying to go paperless like I am? One of your essential tools will be a great scanner. I am using a Doxie One thanks to the folks at the Apparent …

Justin Bieber Prepaid Card 
Justin Bieber is promoting a prepaid card and trying to teach kids to be financially responsible. Is what he's promoting a good deal? Herb Weisbaum, a.k.a. …

How to Complain and Get Results 
Have you been ripped off or scammed? Christopher Elliott joins me to share the biggest scams and how to protect yourself. In this interview we also discuss: …

Teaching Teenagers About Money 
How do you talk with teens about money? Jackie Cummings Koski decided to do it through a series of letters to her daughter which she then turned into a …

Millennials and Money 
How are Millennials - those born around 1980 or later - going to get ahead? Many have crushing student loan debt and face financial challenges, such as …

Help Kids Learn about Money in School 
Do you believe the kids need to learn how to better manage money at a young age? Be part of the solution! Find out how Junior Achievement is helping more …

Insurance Rates and Credit 
Your credit may affect the rate you pay for insurance, and that's unfair, says consumer advocate Birny Birnbaum with the Center for Economic Justice. He …

How to Go Paperless 
Learn how to make your financial life easier by going paperless. This is one of my goals! If you share it, you'll want to listen to this episode where …

Beyond Dave Ramsey - Building Wealth 
Many of my listeners are Dave Ramsey fans, and with good reason. He provides some terrific advice for getting on a solid financial footing. But after you've …

Top Consumer Complaints and Rip Offs 
Don’t get ripped off! Susan Grant, director of consumer protection with Consumer Federation of America shares the top ten categories of consumer complaints …

Teach Your Kids How To Be Super Savers 
Learn about an innovative program that teaches young kids to save money. If you're looking for a great gift for a child - one that will have a lasting …

What can the CFPB do for you? 
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director has been appointed and the CFPB is ready to get to work protecting consumers. What can it do for you? …

Debt Proof Your Holidays!  
Want to have a great holiday even though you don't have a lot of cash? Mary Hunt from DebtProofLiving.com joins Gerri Detweiler to share ideas from her …

6 Books To Read In A Financial Crisis 
Are you in a financial crisis? Maybe you've lost your job or your home and you can't see a way out. Here are six books I recommend you check out for inspiration, …

Success Story Credit After Bankruptcy 
Learn how one woman got her good credit back after bankruptcy. Gerri explains the simplest way to rebuild your credit after financial problems. Listen …

Focker Identity Theft 
Gaylord Focker, of the Focker movie fame, has been a victim of identity theft. Talk Credit Radio host Gerri Detweiler talks with Brian McGinley of IDT911 …

Data Breaches: Protect Yourself 
Have you been notified your personal information has been compromised? Learn what to do next. Talk Credit Radio host Gerri Detweiler talks with Brian McGinley …

Credit Reports and Jobs 
How does your credit report affect your ability to get a job? And what can you do if yours isn't so hot? Credit.com's Adam Levin joins Gerri Detweiler …

Money Mind Games and Your Credit  
How are your beliefs about money hurting your credit? Before you dismiss the whole idea as psychobabble you'll want to listen to my interview with Marc …

Should You Switch To A Credit Union? 
Are you thinking about transferring your bank account to a credit union on Bank Transfer Day? Worried your credit union won't offer as many bells and whistles …

Jobs and the Credit Catch22  
Should your credit report stop you from getting a job? A national coalition says "no!" and they are calling on one of the major credit reporting agencies …

Occupy Wall Street 
Is Occupy Wall Street a leaderless, directionless effort or is it something more? Gerri and Susan riff on the meaning and focus of this grassroots movement. …

Money Scams You Won’t Believe! 
You’re not going to believe some of the creative way crooks are coming up with to swindle your cash. Ben Popken, managing editor of The Consumerist – one …

Credit Report Mistakes and Mortgages 
Are you hoping to buy or refinance a home? Learn how to dispute mistakes on your credit reports. Plus a mortgage market update with ArcLoan.com's Joe Kelly. …

Credit QnA - jobs and credit checks and more 
Gerri answers listener questions, "When is too much credit bad," and "Do employment credit checks hurt my credit scores?" She also explains what to do …

Getting Healthy Financially 
Marcia Brixey, founder of Money Wise Women shares her best tips for creating a spending plan and getting started with an investment plan. Plus she reveals …

Gerri Reviews Personal Finance Books 
If you're in financial trouble, or just want to learn a thing or two, Gerri Detweiler reviews several personal finance books on Talk Credit Radio. Find …

How Bankruptcy Works 
What really happens if you file bankruptcy? Gerri Detweiler of Talk Credit Radio interviews bankruptcy attorney Jonathan Ginsberg who explains the different …

Silly Bank Fees 
Should you pay your bank to set up bi-weekly mortgage payments? And is it just your imagination or are bank fees becoming more and more common? Join Farnoosh …

Ms. Warren, Forced Arbitration and Housing 
Talk Credit Radio host Gerri Detweiler shares her thoughts on why Elizabeth Warren should head the CFPB, forced arbitration clauses and how they hurt consumers, …

How to Feel Better About Money 
Karen McCall, founder of the Financial Recovery Institute and author of a new book Financial Recovery: Developing A Healthy Relationship to Money joins …

How to Stop Spam 
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have found a way to significantly cut down on spam. But will anyone listen? Learn about their research …

Find the Perfect Job! 
Judi Perkins shares her insider tips for finding and landing the perfect job. As a recruiter, she reviewed over half a million resumes and was instrumental …

Free Credit Reports, 3 Year Payment Trap 
Where can you get a truly free credit report? Talk Credit Radio's Gerri Detweiler tells you, and even adds in extra free copies you may not know about! …

Is Your Debit Card Safe? 
After craft store Michael's revealed that some customer's debit cards were breached after they made purchases, many people are wondering whether their …

A World Without Subprime? 
What happens when payday loans and other high cost loans go away? Credit.com's Chris Maag joins Talk Credit Radio to delve into the idea of a world without …

A Simple Act of Gratitude Author Interview 
A Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life is one of my favorite books so I was thrilled when the author, John Kralik, agreed …

Consumerworld.org Tips for Returns 
What are the best store return policies? What do you need to watch out for? And did you know Amazon.com has over thirty return policies?! Learn which retailers …

Need a Job? Get Picky! 
If you're looking for a job, it may pay to be picky - even in this economy! A former recruiter, Judi Perkins has reviewed over half a million resumes. …

A New Perspective on Debt & Money 
Our guest has a unique perspective on debt and money. Hear why the rules you've always heard about debt may not apply to you. Don't have debt? Then find …

Getting Healthy Financially 
Marcia Brixey, founder of Money Wise Women shares her best tips for creating a spending plan and getting started with an investment plan. Plus she reveals …

Bankruptcy and Credit Scores 
How do you rebuild your credit scores after bankruptcy? Talk Credit Radio host Gerri Detweiler explains how the process works, how to speed it up...and …

In Student Loan Hell - What Can You Do? 
Are you paying on student loans with no end in sight? Have you deafaulted and seen your balances rise dramatically? Alan Collinge from StudentLoanJustice.org …

Prepaid Cards: Pros and Cons 
Prepaid cards are hot - but are they a good deal? Gerri Detweiler answers a reader question and explains the benefits, and potential drawbacks, of prepaid …

What's Next - How to Change Careers 
Rethinking your career? Get inspired as Kerry Hannon, the author of What’s Next: Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job; U.S. News & World Report …

What Affects Mortgage Rates 
Find out what factors impact mortgage rates, and more importantly, how you can get a great rate. Joe Kelly from ArcLoan.com joins Gerri Detweiler to explain …

No Equity? You Still Can Refi! 
If your home or investment property has lost value, you may still be able to refinance at current market rates under a special government sponsored program. …

Credit Card Warning 
Credit.com's Beverly Harzog explains why you should never give out personal information - even your zip code - when making a credit card purchase. …

Free Checking Account Traps 
Why is it so hard to find a truly free checking account? Talk Credit Radio's Gerri Detweiler shares the results of two research studies that reveal the …

How Do Mortgage Rate Locks Work? 
How do mortgage rate locks work? ArcLoan.com's Joe Kelly joins Gerri Detweiler on Talk Credit Radio to explain what a rate lock is, and when you should …

Credit Report Mistakes Investigation 
What happens if you find a mistake on your credit report and can't fix it? Join me as I talk with Columbus Dispatch reporter Jill Riepenhoff as she reveals …

Credit Perks: Returns and Replacements 
Having trouble returning an item? If you used the right credit card, you may be able to return it to your card issuer! Learn about the details of credit …

A New Way to Establish Credit 
Do you need to build a credit history, or know someone who does? Join me as I talk with Steve Ely, a veteran of the credit reporting industry who spent …

Best Way to Pay: Credit, Debit, or Cash? 
What's the best way to pay for your purchases? Cash, credit or debit? Gerri Detweiler shares the pros and cons of each. Listen Here: …

How to Get Smart During Open Enrollment? 
It’s that time of that year again: open enrollment for employee benefit plans. If you find the choices your employer offers overwhelming, you’re not alone. …

Is Your Social Security Safe From Collectors? 
Are your Social Security retirement, disability or SSI payments safe from creditors or collectors? Learn the number one thing you must do to help keep …

Is There a Cure For Financial Stress? 
Finances are the number one cause of employee stress. Can that be changed? Liz Davidson, CEO of Financial Finesse, joins Talk Credit Radio to share findings …

How Do Secured Cards Work? 
Can a secured card help you rebuild your credit? Where do you find a good one? How long does it take to rebuild your credit? Get answers to your questions …

Luke Landes of ConsumerismCommentary.com 
Listen in as Luke Landes, a.k.a. Flexo, of ConsumerismCommentary.com shares his advice on everything from the debt avalanche vs. debt snowball methods, …

Fake Debt Collection Scam 
Consumers across the country are being threatened and harassed over debts they don't owe. Join Credit.com's Chris Maag, who investigated one of these scams, …

Are You At Risk For Fraud? 
Are you at risk for fraud or identity theft? Learn about a new totally free tool that can help you identify your risk. Use the same technology banks and …

Liz Weston's Best Money Tips 
The web's #1 personal finance writer Liz Weston dishes out advice on everything from marriage and money to kids and money, and talks about why you should …

How to Establish Credit 
Credit expert Gerri Detweiler talks with Farnoosh Torabi about the best way for young people to establish credit. And for parents, she’ll explain the pros …

How to Talk Your Way Out of Credit Card Debt 
This guest hasn't paid interest on a credit card in fifteen years (yes, he carries balances). Plus he has 50 credit cards and a great credit score. How …

Does Debt Consolidation Work? 
What exactly happens when you call a credit counseling agency for help with your credit card debt? Gerri Detweiler talks with Neil Ellington from CESI …

Your Rights When Debt Collectors Call 
Are debt collectors using children to collect? Talk Credit Radio host Gerri Detweiler talks with consumer law attorney Michael Forbes about a controversial …

Credit Report and Debt Collector Disputes 
Mistakes on your credit reports? Debt collectors harassing you? Consumer law attorney Robert Brennan joins Gerri Detweiler on Talk Credit Radio to explain …

Debt Scams to Watch Out For 
If you're behind on your mortgage, watch out for the mass joinder scam. It could cost you your home! And does credit counseling really work? Steve Rhode …

Stretch Your Dollar 
Gary Foreman, editor of The Dollar Stretcher, joins Gerri Detweiler in the studio to share his best tips for stretching your dollars. Home, auto, food, …

Truth About FICO Scores 
We bust common credit score myths in this encore interview with popular guest Tom Quinn, a 20-year veteran of the credit score industry. He'll explain …

Get a Mortgage Even With Damaged Credit 
Talk Credit Radio host Gerri Detweiler talks with Joe Kelly of ArcLoan.com about how to get a mortgage even if you've been through foreclosure, your spouse …

How to Fight for Unemployment 
Employers are challenging unemployment claims and states are making it tougher to collect. How do you collect unemployment? Expert Spencer Cohen walks …

Raise Money for Your Business 
Will the new JOBS Act help your business raise money? Small business attorney and Rich Dad Advisor Garrett Sutton explains what's in store for small …

Adding Loan to Credit Reports 
How can you get a bank to report your on time payments to the major credit reporting agencies? Gerri answers a listener question about a bank loan that …

Student Loan Repayment Options 
Do you have student loan debt? Or are you a parent worried about your child's debt? A student loan expert explains what's going on with student loan …

Last Minute Tax Saving Strategies 
It’s tax time again, and that means it’s time to bring back Lisa Greene-Lewis from TurboTax to share tips for saving money when you file your 2012 taxes. …

The Danger of Losing Your Smartphone 
What happens if you lose your smartphone? How likely is it that the person who finds it will try to access your personal information? Research shows …

Vantage Scores Credit Scores 
A credit scoring expert shares surprising news about how quickly you may be able to improve your credit scores if you’ve been through financial problems; …

How to Rebuild Credit 
Been through bankruptcy, foreclosure or other tough credit problems? Learn the simple steps to rebuilding your credit. You can probably get back on track …

The Power of Habit with Charles Duhigg 
Target can figure out which customers are pregnant, even before they have told others, in this interview with New York Times author Charles Duhigg about …

Loan Mod Danger Mortgage Settlement 
When should you say "no" to a mortgage settlement? And will the $25 billion national mortgage settlement help you if your home is underwater or you've …

Turned Down for Credit: What to Do? 
Learn the three essential steps to take if you are turned down for credit. Episode aired live 3/10/2012. Listen Here: …

Get Out of Debt Help with Steve Rhode 
The Get Out of Debt guy Steve Rhode shares advice on protecting yourself from debt scams, conquering student loan debt, military debt scams, and why …

Mary Hunt's Best Spending Advice 
Mary Hunt, author of the new book, 7 Money Rules for Life , shares her expert strategies for spending less than you earn - even if your income fluctuates …


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