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Facts About Credit Cards

Do You Know Credit Card Carrier Facts?

A recent poll here on SavvySugar showed 55 percent of you got your first credit card shortly after high school, which got me thinking about credit card use throughout the entire country.

Clearly, credit cards are a fact of our financial lives. Visa's statistics for 2006 indicated that consumers carry more than 1 billion Visa cards worldwide and more than 450 million of those cards are in the US. And that's just Visa! What do you know about credit card facts? Take my quiz and find out.


Do You Know Credit Card Carrier Facts?

True or False: The first widely accepted plastic charge card was issued in 1958 by American Express.

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KWM KWM 8 years
shoot - only 1 out of 5!!
cmill38 cmill38 8 years
i've never had a credit card and i never will. why spend money that i don't have?
Charlie Charlie 8 years
I guess it depends on your definition of "widely accepted". Diner's Club cards came about in 1950 :)
SDTransplant SDTransplant 8 years
Wow, I sucked at this quiz, but I did learn a lot too.
bransugar79 bransugar79 8 years
wow that's very good information. I only got 2 right but I learned a lot thanks Savvy
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
Very eye opening. I got 40%.
Le-Luxe Le-Luxe 8 years
I got them ALL wrong! doh.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
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