The remarkable monthly increase seems to reverse a 3-year trend, as card companies loosen standards and troll for new customers.
The Treasury may be printing fewer dollars, but a leading personal-finance columnist is going cash-only.
The first general-purpose credit cards were made of paper and had a credit limit of $300. My, how things have changed.
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