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.Word count: 412
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.