The idea of a credit card has existed since the late 1800s, but they really became standard in the 1950s. If you are like one of 177 million Americans, you have at least one credit card. If you’re like most, you have somewhere between 3 and 5 cards. Fortunately, the number of credit cards you hold is not indicative of amount of debt you hold. Here’s a little guidance through the American credit card mire.
Prior to Facebook, people had to use detective work and old fashioned stalker technology to find out what their exes and goofball best friend from third grade was up. Those were hard times. By 2010, Facebook has inundated the earth so thoroughly that you’ll never have to rely on a shady private eye to stalk your friends and enemies again. And here are a few fact about the business behind this incredible website.