Gail Hillebrand

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Manager of Financial Services Campaign at Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine

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Credit card companies offered high limits and low interest rates to millions of US consumers. Then came the Great Recession.

The Credit Card Economy Comes Home to Roost

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The credit card industry has extended $5 trillion in available credit.”  So far, only $800 billion is currently owed.  But, as more and more people look to credit cards as a way to…

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Credit card companies made big money by extending balances and reducing interest rates to millions of US consumers. But times have changed.

The Credit Card Economy Comes Home to Roost

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