—Guest: Rod Griffin
—Topic: New Year, New Car with Rod Griffin of Experian
In the first new episode of the year, Ellie and Bethany discuss their New Year’s goals.
Rod Griffin from Experian joins them to discuss why buying a new car at the beginning of the year could be beneficial.
They also discuss average car payments for new vs. used cars, and Bethany and Ellie share why they only buy used cars.
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.