Credit Card History

credit card history

Ever wondered about credit card history or where certain terms come from? Read on to learn some interesting credit card facts!

The word credit comes from the latin word ‘credere’ which means ‘to trust.’(1)

American writer and publisher James Grant said the difference between credit and money is that, “the money supply can be counted, and so can the supply of debt. However the potential supply of debt can only be imagined.”(1)

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Crash Course on Back To School Budgeting

school budgeting

Most university and college students have been back in class for a few weeks now and no matter how optimistic they might have been at the start of the school year, it’s likely they’re already starting to feel the constraints of school budgeting.

Even if you have a job during the school year, there’s no way to work as many hours as you would during the summer and that – combined with the drastically increased costs that come with having to pay for classes, textbooks, rent, transportation, food, and everything else that comes with being a student – means that you’re probably starting to feel the pinch in your pocket.

We’ve compiled a list of posts on saving money as a student that we hope will help you with your school budgeting so you can stay on track as you pursue higher education!

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