Your Debt, Our Nation's Headache

The misuse of credit, both as individuals and as a nation, is the big reason this economic recovery is so disappointing.
So tempting, so bad for you.

On this day 56 years ago, the U.S. economy began to undergo a momentous change. It was Oct. 1, 1958, and the company known best for its Travelers Cheques introduced a new product: The charge card.

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