It shouldn’t come as a big surprise that the current credit crunch will be limiting our exposure to oft-repeated, memorable and often spoofed credit card commercials. According to Advertising Age and Nielsen (the world’s leading provider of marketing information), credit card advertising slipped a whopping 24 percent in September.
It’s my favorite day of the week: Friday. It’s not just because it means I get to sleep in past 7 a.m. tomorrow; it also means I get to browse the blogsphere and find my favorite credit card-related posts. Today’s topics include a nightmare about credit cards, how you can benefit from credit card cash bonuses without hurting your credit score, and how debt can lead to depression and suicide.