College Students Don’t Have A Clue How Credit Cards Work

Credit card companies are routinely blamed for giving college students more financial power than they can handle, and we have all heard horror stories about rampant debt on America’s campuses. Are these criticisms valid?

Here, we examine a new survey that polled undergraduate business students across five campuses about their knowledge of key credit card details—including details of their own cards.

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