|Scott Bilker, author of the best-selling
Card and Debt Management, How to be more Credit Card and Debt Smart, and Talk Your Way
Out of Credit Card Debt, is the creator of DebtSmart.com.
He is an
electrical engineer, with a B.S. from Newark College of Engineering, and
a member of Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society) as well
as the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Locally, he served for three years as an elected Board of Education member in
Scott has been finding great credit deals and saving thousands of dollars for himself and
others since 1991.
His credit card advice has been featured in several magazines,
newspapers, and online resources including
AARP Bulletin, Money
Magazine (June &
The Wall Street Journal (6/08,
The Christian Science Monitor, SmartMoney.com,
Personal Finance Magazine,
Kiplinger's Success With Your Money, BankRate.com,
Good Housekeeping, CBS Marketwatch,
College Bound Teen, The Motley Fool,
CBS News (The Early Show), Bottom Line Personal (April
May), Men's Health,
DETAILS, Woman's Day,
Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal,
Real Simple, Physician's Money Digest, Medical
Economics, The San Francisco Chronicle,
Tribune-Review, The Sun, and Valley Voice. Plus, his
free DEBTSMART® EMAIL
is continuously helping consumers find their best borrowing options.
Scott has also appeared on
CNN's American Morning with Miles O'Brien & Soledad O'Brien, Today in NY
with Roseanne Colletti,
Money with Ali Velshi, NBC 10 News'
FOX News, NBC 6 News' Consumer Connection,
7 On Your Side, PBS's Take Note with Patty
Satalia, WB 17's Community Close-Up (WPHL-TV Philadelphia) with Dorie
the Extra Help Channel's In the Money with J. J. Burns (C.F.P.),
and CN8's Family Talk with Mary Amoroso.
Plus, he's been interviewed on more than 1,000
(coast-to-coast, in Canada, and the UK) including National Public
Radio's (NPR) Morning Edition with Steve Inskeep, WSJ Radio, The
Wall Street Journal This Morning with Michael Wallace, WFAN (NY) with Bob Salter, KFMB (San Diego) with
Jeff & Jer, and Talk America Network's It's Your Money with Dr. William