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.
The growth in credit card fees reaped by banks last year was almost double the average increase in fees across all bank products.
Stephen Letts. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:57:48 +1000.
One of Singapore's top banks has released a gold-plated credit card for its most exclusive millionaire customers. The card embedded in a plaque has two glaring errors in its inscription.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 03:14:01 +0100.
Business credit cards account for $430 billion, or about 1 in every 6 dollars spent via general purpose (or consumer-oriented) cards. That number is expected to climb.
By Tj Mccue, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:06:00 -0400.