5.31.2006

$9,312

Estimated average credit card debt per U.S. household in 2005. Source: This week's Time magazine

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

Funny! Our office was just talking about debt!

Anonymous said...

Funny! Our office was just talking about your office!

Anonymous said...

Damn, guess our household's over the limit!

Nathalie Winberg said...

Ouch, seriously? Why anyone would put themselves in debt, I don't understand.

Anonymous said...

nat - you must not own a home or have a car payment!

Reagan RIP said...

3:13, Did you buy your house and car with a credit card?

Anonymous said...

Mine is 0!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Hey people are just following their leaders - borrow and pay interest for the foreseeable future.

mzchief said...
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Anonymous said...

reagan - what I meant by that was I own a home and have a car payment BUT any out of pocket expenses for home or car repairs always end up on a credit card.
Being single, I never have any extra cash to spare.

I think some can relate with me but not all.

greatgoogelymoogely said...

average debt at the GGM household: ZERO

mzchief said...

Credit Card Debt = Indentured Servitude to Visa/MasterCard/American Express/Discover

A lifetime spent paying interest on items that do NOT appreciate in value will prevent an individual from acquiring financial security and personal wealth.

Anonymous said...

I paid my credit card debt off last month. What a weight off my shoulders...I sleep so much better at night now!

Anonymous said...

There was a time when most people didn't have credit cards and everyone got along fine.

I use credit cards for everything but pay them off at the end of the month. I make money using credit cards by getting money from Discover and I saved $2,500 on my last car thanks to the GM card.

Anonymous said...

If you are using a credit card to cover expenses that you can not pay cash for either then or at montly bill time, then you are digging a huge hole for yourself. Cut out the cigs and beer. You'll be amazed.

Anonymous said...

4:45PM, hope you didn't buy a GM vehicle. That $2,500 in "savings" will evaporate quickly.

Anonymous said...

It was a Chevy Truck, at least trucks hold their value better than cars. Hate Fords and Dodge, don't like import trucks.

Anonymous said...

Give at lest 10% to the Lord and you will be amazed at what happens in your life!!!

Anonymous said...

You'll have 10% less to pay your bills with and the preacher will get a pay raise.

Anonymous said...

If I tithe I will have more to pay my bills

mzchief said...

I guess by giving "at least 10% to the Lord" is what it took to get a $4.2 million dollar house of worship built in Paradise. I am continually "amazed" by the things done with funds given "to the Lord."

I will continue to anonymously make my donations directly to individuals who need help in feeding their families, paying rent and paying for dental and medical treatment.

Much is required from those to whom much has been given." (Luke 12:48)

Incidentally, for some who have truly received and acquired "Much" donating 10% does not come close to being enough. My donations are made out of a sense of human compassion and decency NOT out of a sense of obligation to "the Lord."

The church may be pissed that someone does not give "at least 10% to the Lord." However, I truly believe that God forgives those of us who choose not to "give at least 10% to the Lord."

Sorry for the rant but it really does tick me off when some Charlie Church feels compelled to assure people whereby paying off God with 10% life will suddenly be filled with sunshine and unicorn farts.

Anonymous said...

We see you trust is not in the Lord