Dvorkin on Debt

Debt.com founder Howard Dvorkin, CPA, has helped thousands of Americans find freedom from debt to achieve long-term financial stability. Now he’s here every Monday taking a look at the week’s hottest personal finance topic to over his personal take on what it means for consumers. Stop by to see Dvorkin on Debt every Monday to learn how to build a better financial world for you and your family.

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3 Little But Fascinating Financial Facts

March 27, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Here are some recent news nuggets that, taken together, may make a larger point.

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How To Win Money The Right Way

March 6, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Debt.com’s first #MySecondChance winner was selected randomly, but she’s acting deliberately.

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Paying Double: How Do Twins Afford College?

February 27, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Nadia Garcia is the Debt.com’s 10th scholarship recipient, and the first twin to win.

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Millennials Give Scary Answers to Silly Questions About Debt

February 20, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The generation that will soon take over the world has yet to conquer its own financial woes.

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Credit Card Debt: When “Typical” Is Horrible

February 13, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Here’s a new statistic that should strike fear into your family. Here’s what you can do about it.

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Dvorkin On Debt: What Matters More, Money Or Power?

February 6, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The answer depends on one factor. Sadly, no one’s talking about it.

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The Most Important New Year’s Resolution To Keep [video]

January 23, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You need to create a budget — although believe it or not, that’s a controversial statement.

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President Trump’s 2018 Recession

January 16, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It’s coming, but it’s not really his fault.

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Dvorkin On Debt: An Insecure 2017 Prediction

January 9, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

I sadly predict massive computer hacking on a scale not seen in years past.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Pan’s Plan

January 2, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Ronald Pan is the latest Debt.com scholarship winner, for three big reasons.

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Dvorkin On Debt: “Elder Financial Abuse” Is Real – And Growing

December 26, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Thieves and even family members are increasingly targeting senior citizens.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Correcting Your New Year [video]

December 19, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Don’t go into 2017 making financial mistakes. Give yourself the gift of financial freedom.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Not A Holiday For Me [video]

December 12, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

I love the November and December, but I fear January.

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Dvorkin On Debt: What Happens When We Know Better?

December 5, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Three new polls prove we know what to do about money, but we just refuse to do it.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Want $1,000?

November 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It doesn’t matter how you got into debt. Let’s get you out.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Tis The Season For Holiday Stealing

November 21, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

While this is the time to give, many others are trying to take away.

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Dvorkin On Debt: What You Can Learn From Ryan Lochte’s First Credit Card

November 14, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The swimmer, dancer, and Debt.com spokesman just got a credit card. Here’s why that matters.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Who I’m Endorsing

October 31, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It’s not a candidate. It’s an attitude.

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Dvorkin On Debt: My Millennial Financial Obsession

October 24, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

I often worry about the financial future of the next generation. But it’s hard to tell whether my fears are misplaced with this research.

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Dvorkin On Debt: When TV News Is On the Money

October 17, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Especially this campaign season, many people are complaining about television news. Here’s what TV got right this year.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Credit Cards Overtake Cash For The First Time Ever

October 10, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

I have very mixed feelings about this. So should you.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Don’t Give It Up!

October 3, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Follow these three steps, and you’ll avoid the latest, hottest brand of identity theft.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Blowing Up The Auto Bubble

September 26, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Remember this summer, when everyone predicted the next big financial crash? It might not happen.

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Dvorkin On Debt: A Clever Way To Teach Kids About Money

September 19, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Focus on the parents first, then persuade them to teach their children.

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Dvorkin On Debt: The Most Important News Of The Summer

September 12, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Something happened last month that I just loved, but no one reported it.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Credit Cards Are Still Crazy About Fees

September 5, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You’ll never guess how many fees your credit card can charge. Seriously, you’ll never guess.

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Dvorkin On Debt: From Homeless To College

August 29, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The eighth Debt.com scholarship winner has two goals: Find a home and become an artist.

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Dvorkin On Debt: LGBT IOU

August 15, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A year after gay marriage becomes legal, how are same-sex couples faring financially?

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Dvorkin On Debt: More Bad News About Student Loans

August 1, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Three new reports, three more things to worry about.

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Dvorkin On Debt: The Impending Auto Bubble

July 25, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Remember the housing bubble? Are car loans the next mortgage crisis?

Dvorkin On Debt: Pokemon Go Should Be Pokemon Dough

July 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The latest craze in mobile gaming can teach as much as it entertains.

Dvorkin On Debt: 5 Hollywood Actors You Don’t Want To Be Like [infographic]

July 11, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

They’ve all got into tax trouble with the IRS – for silly reasons.

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Dvorkin On Debt: The Real Definition of “Unhealthy Debt”

July 4, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Debt can not only ruin your life, it can kill you.

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Dvorkin On Debt: The Impending Auto Bubble

July 4, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Remember the housing bubble? Are car loans the next mortgage crisis?

Dvorkin On Debt: Taking A Bite Out Of Debt

June 27, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The seventh Debt.com scholarship winner has a superior brain but a suffering mouth.

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Dvorkin On Debt: How To Save Money By Ignoring It

June 20, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You’ve heard the term “direct deposit,” but you probably don’t know what else it can do.

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Dvorkin On Debt: What The Credit Bureaus REALLY Know About You

June 13, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The Big 3 have your credit reports, but they also ask lots of interesting questions. Here are the recent results.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Good News And Bad News About Wedding Costs

June 6, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The wedding season approaches. Here are some interesting financial developments.

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Dvorkin On Debt: A Prince-ly Sum

May 30, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

3 financial lessons we can learn from the artist known as Prince

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Dvorkin On Debt: Charlie Sheen Has More Credit Card Debt Than You

May 23, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The (in)famous actor owes nearly $300,000 on his American Express card. I’m offering to help him.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Dee-1 Has Made Me A Huge Rap Fan

May 17, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Finally, a catchy song about student loan debt.

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Dvorkin On Debt: ID Theft Is A Chronic Condition

May 9, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

We’re not going to get rid of it. So let’s manage it.

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Dvorkin On Debt: 3 Shocking Stats

April 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The recession is over, but are we spending our way into another one?

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Dvorkin On Debt: Presidential Polling Isn’t The Most Important Kind

March 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Where polling matters most isn’t in politics. It’s in personal finance.

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Dvorkin On Debt: 4 Funny and Frustrating Financial Facts

March 21, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Here’s what I’ve learned so far this month, and it’s made me both laugh and cry.

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Dvorkin On Debt: This Week’s Good News And Bad News

March 14, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Are Americans wising up about personal debt? Or are they doubling down?

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Dvorkin On Debt: Tax Season Can Be Pleasing

March 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Doing your taxes isn’t fun, but the results can still make you smile.

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Dvorkin on Debt: One Emotion Dooms Your Finances

February 15, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It’s not depression. Or happiness. Or love. Or hate.

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Dvorkin on Debt: Changing “Impulsive” To “Repulsive”

February 8, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

How much do you spend impulsively? If it’s more than $100, you’re typical – and in trouble.

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Dvorkin on Debt: A One-Two Sucker Punch

February 1, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

As we lurch into 2016, personal debt might be a bigger problem than it was in 2015.