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Revealing the lighter side of credit, Credit Curious is a conversational, improvisational Q&A session running about 10-20 minutes. This series features guests from Experian as well as other subject matter experts in various areas that relate to credit and finance. We often include topical and timely survey results, interesting facts, quizzes, credit myths as well as answer real questions from consumers on social media and our members.

Latest Episodes

Major League Pitchers Talk Credit and Finance

There’s not just one way that people are taught about credit. But when life throws a curveball your way, that’s not the time to piece it together for the first time. Hear from two Angels hurlers - Garrett Richards and Andrew Heaney – as they chat with Roger Lodge about how they made the jump from the minors to the majors with finances in tow, and how it impacted them both on the field and off.

36 MIN2016 AUG 27
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Major League Pitchers Talk Credit and Finance

Car Buying in the Digital Age with KBB.com

There’s no doubt that as technology speeds up, it’s changing the way we do some very basic things – including how we’ll buy our next vehicle. Listen in as we chat with industry experts from Kelley Blue Book and Autocheck who let you know what to look for the next time you’re considering a vehicle swap: what might be different from the last time you shopped for a vehicle, and where the future of car buying might take us.

48 MIN2016 AUG 2
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Car Buying in the Digital Age with KBB.com

Budgeting for Summer Fun – WealthySingleMommy.com

Summer’s the time of year we can look forward to all year long – but when you’re the leader of the club, it can be stressful trying to pull it all together to be just perfect. Ditch that old notion of perfection says Emma Johnson of WealthySingleMommy.com. Listen in to our chat for her best tips on how to make summer meaningful and fun for everyone – without sacrificing your budget to the summer travel gods!

16 MIN2016 JUL 2
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Budgeting for Summer Fun – WealthySingleMommy.com

Relationships and Credit

As relationships mature, it's often a part of the discussion to unify your finances at some point. If your relationship goal is marriage, you may have a few questions about what that can mean for your credit, as well as wondering about what others typically might do - beyond the family members who might volunteer their horror stories all to readily. Becky Frost shares information from an extensive recent survey covering relationships, credit, as well as attitudes and behaviors toward spending, saving, and communicating about both. It's no surprise that men and women approach their finances from different perspectives: hear how others are making their financial journey a harmonious one through communication and understanding.

18 MIN2016 APR 21
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Relationships and Credit

Preparing and Filing Taxes Online

With the ease of filing your taxes online, it's no wonder that the popularity of online filing continues to soar. However, with convenience online there can often be a trade-off with security. Your tax filing information contains a great deal of personal information about you and your finances, so confirm that you're not sacrificing important safety protection for the ease of a speedy filing. Since your tax filing is so information-rich, it's attractive bait for hackers and other hucksters to skim for information valuable to others in the dark web. Becky Frost joins this episode of Credit Curious with tips and trends on how to keep your filing secured.

14 MIN2016 APR 21
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Preparing and Filing Taxes Online

Experian Mobile App Study

Today, it seems like the best way to keep information close is to put it on your phone or tablet via a mobile app - and it's an increasingly popular choice. From online shopping and banking to scheduling appointments with caregivers and others, there's no shortage of ways that having information on-the-go helps us manage different parts of our lives today. The recent availability of new apps brings the world or finance and credit into the mix, too. Becky Frost joins to share recent findings from an Experian survey that posed questions about who's putting the power of their finances into their pocket, as well as what they feel they're getting out of it. Listen in to learn why 80% of those who use a financial app feel better about their situation as a direct result of their app usage.

20 MIN2016 APR 21
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Experian Mobile App Study

Protect Your Information During Holiday Travel

At the busiest time of the year for many of us, there's no shortage of things to cross off the list we've checked more than twice. When holiday travel is a part of your itinerary, things can reach a fever pitch with much to coordinate. The last thing on your mind might be keeping your information completely secured, and that's just when a savvy identity thief can strike. Identity theft is among the fastest-growing crimes in the nation, and adding holiday stress to a travel itinerary can leave your information vulnerable to a well-placed huckster. Learn a few tips that can help you ensure the security of your information when you're on the go. Keep your data just as secure as you hope it is all the time - especially when the holidays are in full swing.

15 MIN2016 APR 21
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Protect Your Information During Holiday Travel

Saving Big with J.D. Roth

Putting funds aside for a rainy day is one of the oldest and wisest cornerstones of financial management. However, it's true that since it's such a gradual process, it can be hard to maintain it as a priority. Listen in as noted financial blogger J.D. Roth of moneytoolbox.com shares not only how he saved and paid down some serious debt quickly, but also the process that helped him understand and reinvent his savings plan. Finding answers to some of the biggest questions in money can often mean looking beyond the spreadsheet to understand the philosophy of money that powers your decision making. Hear how J.D. worked to deconstruct his own perspective, and the simple shifts that he made which resulted in a total money makeover.

28 MIN2016 APR 21
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Saving Big with J.D. Roth

FICO Scores, Credit Freezes and More

When Becky Frost stops by, answers to the big credit questions come thick and fast. Becky joins this episode of Credit Curious to touch on questions about what the differences are between FICO Scores and other credit scores in the marketplace, as well as the important function of what credit freezes can do for you in just the right moment, just to name a few. Listen in as she addresses questions from some of our readers in the social space: was it one of your questions that she answered this time? Credit, credit scores, and being knowledgeable about your own credit are all important topics that rise to prominence when you're considering major financial decisions. Grow your credit awareness today with the answers to some reader-submitted credit questions and see how they might apply to your credit journey, too.

14 MIN2016 APR 21
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FICO Scores, Credit Freezes and More

Credit Questions Answered

Becky Frost returns to delve into answers to some of credit's bigger questions, including what might be happening if you request your credit report but end up with a red-flagged response, how much your credit can suffer if you check it frequently (spoiler: not at all!), or why you can sometimes see a dip in your scores as you work to pay down debt (go you!).Listen in as she addresses questions from some of our readers in the social space: was it one of your questions that she answered this time? Credit, credit scores, and being knowledgeable about your own credit are each important to be well versed in to expand your knowledge about credit. Build your credit awareness by seeing how some of the answers to these reader-submitted questions might apply to your credit journey, too.

12 MIN2016 APR 21
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Credit Questions Answered

Latest Episodes

Major League Pitchers Talk Credit and Finance

There’s not just one way that people are taught about credit. But when life throws a curveball your way, that’s not the time to piece it together for the first time. Hear from two Angels hurlers - Garrett Richards and Andrew Heaney – as they chat with Roger Lodge about how they made the jump from the minors to the majors with finances in tow, and how it impacted them both on the field and off.

36 MIN2016 AUG 27
Comments
Major League Pitchers Talk Credit and Finance

Car Buying in the Digital Age with KBB.com

There’s no doubt that as technology speeds up, it’s changing the way we do some very basic things – including how we’ll buy our next vehicle. Listen in as we chat with industry experts from Kelley Blue Book and Autocheck who let you know what to look for the next time you’re considering a vehicle swap: what might be different from the last time you shopped for a vehicle, and where the future of car buying might take us.

48 MIN2016 AUG 2
Comments
Car Buying in the Digital Age with KBB.com

Budgeting for Summer Fun – WealthySingleMommy.com

Summer’s the time of year we can look forward to all year long – but when you’re the leader of the club, it can be stressful trying to pull it all together to be just perfect. Ditch that old notion of perfection says Emma Johnson of WealthySingleMommy.com. Listen in to our chat for her best tips on how to make summer meaningful and fun for everyone – without sacrificing your budget to the summer travel gods!

16 MIN2016 JUL 2
Comments
Budgeting for Summer Fun – WealthySingleMommy.com

Relationships and Credit

As relationships mature, it's often a part of the discussion to unify your finances at some point. If your relationship goal is marriage, you may have a few questions about what that can mean for your credit, as well as wondering about what others typically might do - beyond the family members who might volunteer their horror stories all to readily. Becky Frost shares information from an extensive recent survey covering relationships, credit, as well as attitudes and behaviors toward spending, saving, and communicating about both. It's no surprise that men and women approach their finances from different perspectives: hear how others are making their financial journey a harmonious one through communication and understanding.

18 MIN2016 APR 21
Comments
Relationships and Credit

Preparing and Filing Taxes Online

With the ease of filing your taxes online, it's no wonder that the popularity of online filing continues to soar. However, with convenience online there can often be a trade-off with security. Your tax filing information contains a great deal of personal information about you and your finances, so confirm that you're not sacrificing important safety protection for the ease of a speedy filing. Since your tax filing is so information-rich, it's attractive bait for hackers and other hucksters to skim for information valuable to others in the dark web. Becky Frost joins this episode of Credit Curious with tips and trends on how to keep your filing secured.

14 MIN2016 APR 21
Comments
Preparing and Filing Taxes Online

Experian Mobile App Study

Today, it seems like the best way to keep information close is to put it on your phone or tablet via a mobile app - and it's an increasingly popular choice. From online shopping and banking to scheduling appointments with caregivers and others, there's no shortage of ways that having information on-the-go helps us manage different parts of our lives today. The recent availability of new apps brings the world or finance and credit into the mix, too. Becky Frost joins to share recent findings from an Experian survey that posed questions about who's putting the power of their finances into their pocket, as well as what they feel they're getting out of it. Listen in to learn why 80% of those who use a financial app feel better about their situation as a direct result of their app usage.

20 MIN2016 APR 21
Comments
Experian Mobile App Study

Protect Your Information During Holiday Travel

At the busiest time of the year for many of us, there's no shortage of things to cross off the list we've checked more than twice. When holiday travel is a part of your itinerary, things can reach a fever pitch with much to coordinate. The last thing on your mind might be keeping your information completely secured, and that's just when a savvy identity thief can strike. Identity theft is among the fastest-growing crimes in the nation, and adding holiday stress to a travel itinerary can leave your information vulnerable to a well-placed huckster. Learn a few tips that can help you ensure the security of your information when you're on the go. Keep your data just as secure as you hope it is all the time - especially when the holidays are in full swing.

15 MIN2016 APR 21
Comments
Protect Your Information During Holiday Travel

Saving Big with J.D. Roth

Putting funds aside for a rainy day is one of the oldest and wisest cornerstones of financial management. However, it's true that since it's such a gradual process, it can be hard to maintain it as a priority. Listen in as noted financial blogger J.D. Roth of moneytoolbox.com shares not only how he saved and paid down some serious debt quickly, but also the process that helped him understand and reinvent his savings plan. Finding answers to some of the biggest questions in money can often mean looking beyond the spreadsheet to understand the philosophy of money that powers your decision making. Hear how J.D. worked to deconstruct his own perspective, and the simple shifts that he made which resulted in a total money makeover.

28 MIN2016 APR 21
Comments
Saving Big with J.D. Roth

FICO Scores, Credit Freezes and More

When Becky Frost stops by, answers to the big credit questions come thick and fast. Becky joins this episode of Credit Curious to touch on questions about what the differences are between FICO Scores and other credit scores in the marketplace, as well as the important function of what credit freezes can do for you in just the right moment, just to name a few. Listen in as she addresses questions from some of our readers in the social space: was it one of your questions that she answered this time? Credit, credit scores, and being knowledgeable about your own credit are all important topics that rise to prominence when you're considering major financial decisions. Grow your credit awareness today with the answers to some reader-submitted credit questions and see how they might apply to your credit journey, too.

14 MIN2016 APR 21
Comments
FICO Scores, Credit Freezes and More

Credit Questions Answered

Becky Frost returns to delve into answers to some of credit's bigger questions, including what might be happening if you request your credit report but end up with a red-flagged response, how much your credit can suffer if you check it frequently (spoiler: not at all!), or why you can sometimes see a dip in your scores as you work to pay down debt (go you!).Listen in as she addresses questions from some of our readers in the social space: was it one of your questions that she answered this time? Credit, credit scores, and being knowledgeable about your own credit are each important to be well versed in to expand your knowledge about credit. Build your credit awareness by seeing how some of the answers to these reader-submitted questions might apply to your credit journey, too.

12 MIN2016 APR 21
Comments
Credit Questions Answered
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