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3% of People Use Prepaid Credit Cards When Traveling Abroad

3% of People Use Prepaid Credit Cards When Traveling Abroad

When it comes to trips overseas, travelers still mainly use cash and almost never use prepaid credit cards. According to a new study, 48 percent of travelers reported using local currency to... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 8/4/2014
21% of First-Year College Students Had a Credit Card in 2012

21% of First-Year College Students Had a Credit Card in 2012

A recent study by Sallie Mae showed 21 percent of college freshmen had a credit card in 2012 And among college seniors, the number jumps to 60 percent. While this probably isn’t surprising... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 8/4/2014
Startups Still Heavily Relying on Credit Cards

Startups Still Heavily Relying on Credit Cards

When cash is tight, many new business owners end up turning to their credit cards to help pay the bills, even though they know it’s a risky move. According to a 2012 survey of small... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 8/4/2014
16% of Those Aged 18-29 Had No Credit Cards in 2012

16% of Those Aged 18-29 Had No Credit Cards in 2012

Younger Americans are less inclined to take on debt these days, especially credit card debt. According to a recent consumer analysis from FICO, 16 percent of Americans aged 18 to 29 had no... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 8/4/2014
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