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History of Credit Cards

Visualizing the Evolution of the Modern Credit Card [VIDEO] | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology

While technology has advanced since, considering close to a century has passed since the idea of a credit card materialized, it's particularly surprising to note how little has actually changed with credit card technology.

Introducing PLASTIC: A Series of Blog Posts on the Fifty Year Anniversary of Calling Debt Credit

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Boyce

How did debt become as much a staple of the American family as high school football or Thanksgiving dinner? Is it possible that this single piece of plastic actually molded our culture?