Beverly Harzog

Beverly Harzog

Beverly Harzog is a nationally recognized credit card expert, consumer advocate, and author of the award-winning Confessions of a Credit Junkie: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid the Mistakes I Made. She also runs a popular credit card blog where she reviews credit cards and helps consumer stay out of trouble with their cards.

She’s appeared on Fox News, ABC News Now, CNN Newsource, LIVE, and major media markets, including New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, and San Francisco. She’s also a frequent guest on syndicated radio shows across the country, including ABC News Radio.

Her advice can also be found in print and on major websites, including The Wall Street Journal,, The New York Times, USA Today, SmartMoney, Money Magazine, Kiplinger, Boston Globe, Miami Herald,, New York Daily News, Washington Post,,, Associated Press,,, Inc., Entrepreneur, Family Circle, Real Simple,,, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chicago Tribune, and many others.

She’s also the co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Person-to-Person Lending and Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits: Four Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential. She’s a regular speaker at College Week Live, the world’s largest online college fair, and at national conferences, including the American Society of Journalists and Authors and FinCon, a conference that brings together finance bloggers and media.

She lives with her husband, two children, an emotionally-needy Maltese, and a water snake (no, really) in Johns Creek, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta. She’s an exercise junkie, loves to listen to music (everything but country), and is a lifelong Atlanta Braves fan.

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    Four Ways to Protect Your Credit Score

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    What You Need To Know About EMV Credit Cards

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    6 Credit Card Rules for New College Grads

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