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Survey: More than half of women carry no card debt, like cologne and Johnny Depp

Tyler Metzger

Lesbian sex, abortion, gay marriage and … credit card debt.

That mixed bag of hot-button topics is just a small sampling of what’s in Esquire’s “Survey of American Women,” released in May 2010 issue. The just-for-fun study complied the results of about 10,000 women that took the men’s magazine survey online between Feb. 4 and March 3, 2010.

Most of the questions centered around relationships (If you knew you wouldn’t be caught, would you cheat?), sex (If you were or are a lesbian, what celebrity would you sleep with?) and plain old hawtness (Who’s the best looking man in America? Hint: See picture above.) But readers also got a small peak at the financial habits of today’s Esquire-reading women.

Read on to see what the survey results.

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Prank uses Obama in attempt to obtain Centurion bling

Tyler Metzger

The Amex Centurion card is the ultimate status symbol for the rich. A lot of celebrities have one, including Lil’ Wayne, Halle Berry and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs. But do big-name politicians have one? One prankster decided to get one for Barack Obama by posing as an assistant to his campaign.
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Clinton uses convention to retire campaign debt

Emily Crone

Hillary Clinton dropped out of the Democratic primary race two months ago, but her campaign is still mired in debt. As the deadline to retire her personal loans looms, she is using contests and the upcoming convention to try to raise more money. Obama is getting flack for not providing more aid, but is it really his problem?
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Hillary racks up credit card debt but pays off balance

Emily Crone

Last month, we poked fun at John McCain for carrying some hefty credit card debt at a high interest rate. Barack Obama had no major credit card debt to report, but recently released documents show that Hillary Clinton does. While the amount she has charged isn’t small, she still does the responsible thing: She does not carry a balance.
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Credit card companies benefit from campaign donations

Emily Crone

When you donate money to a presidential campaign with your credit card, you may think you are benefiting only your candidate of choice. That’s not the case. Due to the massive amounts of credit card donations received in the current election season, credit card companies are also seeing green.
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