Credit Cards

In our 2005 and 2008 surveys, Demos found that households turn to credit cards as a safeguard against economic instability and stagnant or falling income. To cope with daily expenses, or meet the contingencies of emergency car repairs or unexpected medical bills, households that have little in the...
05/25/2012
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05/25/2012
Data Byte
Americans have been successful at getting some of their debts off their backs, but many still have a long way to go. Low- and middle-income people are finding an escape difficult as they pay interest on top of interest. Forty percent have turned to their credit cards to cover basic living expenses...
05/25/2012
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