Consumer use of credit cards rose dramatically during the late 20th century, fueled in part by real estate price increases that made homeowners wealthier. With the recent drop in home values, credit card debt has become a serious problem.
Many people enjoy catalog shopping because it can save time and is an easy and convenient way to shop from the comfort of your own home. This photo shows a woman on the phone, ordering from a catalog with her credit card at home.
Happy Money and Arcus have joined a pack of fintechs and online lenders urging customers to forgo expensive credit card debt, in this case calling it a "sad spend."
American Banker. Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:51:09 GMT.
Credit card expert Gerri Detweiler recommends these business credit cards and personal cards that can be used for business for women entrepreneurs.
By Kerry Hannon, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:53:00 -0400.
Mortgages, credit card bills and personal loans now make up 189 per cent of average Australian household incomes, compared with just 60 cent in 1988, as demonstrated by the black line.
Daily Mail. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:50:54 +0100.
Outstanding education debt in the U.S. has tripled over the last decade and now exceeds $1.5 trillion, posing a greater burden to Americans than auto or credit card debt.
Newsmax. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:10:51 EDT.