—Guest: Rod Griffin
—Topic: Credit Reports and scores.
Join Bethany and Ellie as they talk to Rod Griffin about how your credit report and scores can affect different parts of your life, the myths of credit reports, the difference between bad and good credit scores in the cost of credit of their lifetime, and the most powerful word in credit. Also in the show, Ellie gives Bethany a present, they talk about Date Night ideas, and a special secret is revealed at the end of the episode.
Rod Griffin is a Director of Public Education for a major credit bureau.
He works with consumer advocates, financial educators and others to
increase consumers’ ability to understand and manage personal finances,
credit reporting and credit scoring. He is frequently quoted in national
print, broadcast television and online media outlets, and writes a credit
advice column. Rod oversees the company’s financial literacy grant
program, which awarded more than $800,000 in the current fiscal year to
non-profit programs that help individual consumers and small business
owners achieve financial success.