Beverly Harzog

Beverly Harzog is a nationally-recognized credit expert, consumer advocate, and author. Her latest bestselling book is The Debt Escape Plan: How to Free Yourself From Credit Card Balances, Boost Your Credit Score, and Live Debt-Free (Career Press, 2015). She’s also the author of the award-winning and #1 Amazon Best Seller in three categories, Confessions of a Credit Junkie: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid the Mistakes I Made (Career Press, November 2013).

Her advice has been featured in thousands of media outlets, including TV, radio, print, and major websites. She’s appeared on Fox News, CNN Newsource, NBC New York, ABC News Radio, Bloomberg Radio, and more. Her advice has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money Magazine, The New York Times, CNNMoney.com, Kiplinger, Real Simple, Time.com, Family Circle, and much more. She runs a popular consumer credit blog at BeverlyHarzog.com. Follow her on Twitter: @BeverlyHarzog

How to minimize the damage of unpaid bills
How to minimize the damage of unpaid bills Money & Credit August 16, 2017
It can be very upsetting to see a late payment on your credit report, especially if it’s gone to a…
Should both your names be on the mortgage?
Should both your names be on the mortgage? Money & Credit August 15, 2017
You’ve got a solid relationship and you’re ready to take it to the next step—applying for a joint mortgage. In…
How to spring clean your credit
How to spring clean your credit Money & Credit March 24, 2017
I totally love spring. There’s just something in the air that makes you feel like it’s time to clean the…
4 smart strategies to pay off credit card debt
4 smart strategies to pay off credit card debt Money & Credit February 17, 2017
Being in credit card debt is a terrible feeling. I know because I’ve been there. But know what will make…
5 extremely easy credit resolutions for 2017
5 extremely easy credit resolutions for 2017 Money & Credit January 9, 2017
I used to think that New Year’s resolutions were a waste of time. Okay, I’ll admit that this is partly…
7 things credit card issuers don’t want you to know
7 things credit card issuers don’t want you to know Money & Credit November 18, 2016
I’m not one of those people who thinks that credit card companies are inherently evil. Credit card companies are businesses…
5 crazy credit score myths
5 crazy credit score myths Money & Credit September 9, 2016
There aren’t a lot of absolutes in this life. Death and taxes are usually the two things listed among life’s…
5 sneaky ways to increase your credit score
5 sneaky ways to increase your credit score Credit May 13, 2016
There are certain times when it pays to have the highest credit score possible. Maybe you’re about to refinance your…
6 mistakes that will turn a balance transfer into a nightmare
6 mistakes that will turn a balance transfer into a nightmare Money & Credit March 22, 2016
Living with credit card debt is beyond stressful. I know how bad it feels because I’ve been there. I once…