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Credit card offer mailings continued to fall in Q2, data shows

Jeremy Simon

New research from media monitoring service Mintel Comperemedia shows that U.S. banks continued to mail fewer credit card offers during the April to June period, for the third-consecutive quarterly decline. Estimated second-quarter acquisition mail volume for credit cards dropped nearly 8 percent from the first quarter, Mintel says.
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Young British couple has ‘credit crunch wedding’

Emily Crone

In today’s sluggish economy, planning a costly dream wedding is enough to throw young people into major debt (unless the bill is conveniently footed by the proud parents). One British couple is having a “credit crunch wedding” in order to save costs and avoid going to debt just to get married.
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