Charged Up! Podcast: Answers to your debt questions

Episode 4: Q&A with Matt Schulz

Charged Up! with Jenny Hoff

Matt Schulz, senior credit industry analyst and media guy for, answers the questions you have sent to us about your debt issues. We choose questions that many of our readers and listeners confront, such as, “What do I do once I pay off my cards. Should I close them?” and, “Is making the minimum payment good enough? Why does my balance not go down?”

See related: Charged Up! podcast: Becoming financially literate, Charged Up! podcast: Dealing with debt

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Updated: 02-19-2019