Credit Card Debt of the Stars

September 24, 2013

123 Apply explores the debt of several celebrities and their spending habits. 123 Apply

Reaching Credit Card Nirvana

Reaching Credit Card Nirvana

March 19, 2013

For too many, credit cards are considered a necessary evil. It’s far too easy to fall prey to the temptation to buy things you can’t afford. So if you’ve made your deal with the devil and are now feeling consumed by the flames of credit card debt hell, consider this infographic to be a long, […]

Plastic Is King: Credit Card Debt In America

Plastic Is King: Credit Card Debt In America

March 18, 2013

The debt held by U.S. consumers plays an important role in today’s economy. In fact, a huge portion of the economic growth factor, or GDP, relies heavily on consumer debt. This infographic dissects consumer debt, showing how much we owe, who owns our debt, and America’s favorite credit cards. Source

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American Families Are Deep In Debt

February 28, 2013

Startling and somewhat depressing debt statistics for the median American family, the most amazing of which might be the fact that the median American family has 13 credit cards. Source

Surprising Facts about Black Friday 2011

Surprising Facts about Black Friday 2011

September 14, 2012

On Black Friday weekend 2011, Americans spent an estimated $52 billion. This infographic shows how $52 billion compares to the GDP of several countries, not to mention the cost of feeding the world’s hungry children or paying off everyone’s credit cards. Source

The US Credit Card Crisis

The US Credit Card Crisis

August 24, 2012

Credit card debt is a serious problem and with the US accounting for 40% of credit card spending the US credit card debt is a serious problem as well. Americans love to spend and consume but how much is too much and when is it time to stop? This infographic looks at the credit card […]

Is Love for Plastic Still Fantastic?

Is Love for Plastic Still Fantastic?

June 16, 2012

It’s become popular to demonize the credit card industry, but that’s not entirely fair. Yes, some rates and fees can seem excessive, and yes, aggressive marketing tactics can make it all too easy for people to get hooked on debt. Still, credit cards play a vital role in the modern economy. They help provide liquidity–the […]