credit cards

Oct 25, 2011

The growth of consumer debt

Credit card debt began to rise sharply in the 1990s with major marketing campaigns. The middle class started to make up for a decline in real wages by using credit to make ends meet.
Apr 7, 2009

U.S. gets tough with the credit card industry

<p><span>Hidden penalties, sudden interest rate hikes, deceptive language -- those are just some of the abusive practices of credit card companies that Congress is trying to stop. </span></p>
Apr 24, 2009

Charged up about credit cards

Trish Hennessy
U.S. President Barack Obama is calling on credit card companies to stop the abuse and charge more reasonable interest rates. Will Canada follow suit?
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