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Number of American Adults with Bankruptcy on Their Credit Report
How many of your acquaintances (family, friends, neighbors, fellow parishioners, club members, etc) have a bankruptcy filing on their credit report? One? Two? Think again!
I’ll get to the answer in a moment, but first… how I got there:
The average American knows 600 people. The US Census Bureau says that 23.3% of the ...
Credit Card Usage by Month
I read an interesting article on Bankrate.com this morning that had some fascinating, albeit not unexpected, credit card usage data. Essentially, our credit card usage as a country clearly delineates major consumer holidays and events, including the strong uptick in November and December for Christmas and the second largest usage growth around back-to-school time.
For Teens and Young Adults: Should I Start Building my Credit?
I saw this question from a reporter this morning and don’t want to wait until their publication comes out before I address it myself.
For teens and young adults, when should they start building their credit? What the parents are actually asking is this: should my child open a major credit ...