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Marketing gave rise to credit culture

Published 11/16/2008, Duluth News Tribune

In the 1950s, being in debt was bad. Fast-forward half a century, when the average American household is saddled with about $6,600 in credit card bills alone — never mind mortgages, car loans, student loans and other debt, according to CardTrak.com.

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