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CNBC Presents "The Millionaire Inside: Debt Makeover" on Tuesday, January 29th

Beth Goldman

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., January 24, 2008 --- With recession angst building, housing and mortgage crisis continuing and holiday expenses still looming, many Americans are losing their grip on their financial security. On Tuesday, January 29th at 9PM and 12AM ET, CNBC, First In Business Worldwide, brings you the answers and the experts you need for a different kind of makeover...a debt makeover.

Hosted by CNBC's Erin Burnett in front of a live studio audience, CNBC presents "The Millionaire Inside: Debt Makeover," a one-hour special in which CNBC guides viewers through financial distress, tackling the harsh realities and implications of debt and empowering viewers with actionable strategies they need to erase debt from their lives forever.

CNBC's "The Millionaire Inside: Debt Makeover" introduces viewers to real people suffering the financial crisis scenarios that are making headlines in this volatile economy. CNBC explores how these average Americans became entrenched in debt. The causes of their financial woes will be all too familiar to the viewer, from business debt due to medical problems to real estate debt, student loan debt, Generation X debt and credit card bills. With the help of our esteemed money mentors, guests and viewers alike will be equipped with the tools they need to resurface from their drowning debt, construct a detailed lifestyle change plan to save money each month and investigate how the additional money could be invested. The special also provides prescription plans that viewers can customize to their own debt circumstances.

CNBC's "The Millionaire Inside: Debt Makeover" features a panel of renowned financial masters including award-winning financial advisor Ric Edelman, "Generation Debt" author Carmen Wong Ulrich, nationally recognized credit expert John Ulzheimer and peak performance trading coach Dr. Doug Hirschhorn. Each of our money mentors shares their secrets to living debt-free and arms viewers with the emotional, credit and lifestyle change plans needed to secure a sound financial future.

For more information regarding "The Millionaire Inside: Debt Makeover," including debt blogs, profiles of our debt experts, case studies and "prescription plans," go to

CNBC's "The Millionaire Inside: Debt Makeover" will re-air on Saturday, February 2nd at 10PM ET.

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