Psychology & Psychiatry

A scarcity of women leads men to spend more, save less

The perception that women are scarce leads men to become impulsive, save less, and increase borrowing, according to new research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fathers' type of debt matters for teenagers' mental health

Teenagers whose fathers are behind on paying child support suffer more from behavioral problems like anxiety and depression than those from families whose fathers do not have such debt and than those whose parents have other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Another rapid COVID-19 test shows promise

(HealthDay)—Yet another rapid COVID-19 test has proven its mettle in spotting infection with the new coronavirus, this time in a British study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

You don't need to wipe down everything to protect yourself

If you were wiping down every single Amazon package, can of chickpeas, and takeout container at the start of the pandemic, you certainly weren't alone. Clorox, the world's biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, ...

page 1 from 5

Credit card

A credit card is part of a system of payments named after the small plastic card issued to users of the system. It is a card entitling its holder to buy goods and services based on the holder's promise to pay for these goods and services. The issuer of the card grants a line of credit to the consumer (or the user) from which the user can borrow money for payment to a merchant or as a cash advance to the user.

A credit card is different from a charge card, where a charge card requires the balance to be paid in full each month. In contrast, credit cards allow the consumers to 'revolve' their balance, at the cost of having interest charged. Most credit cards are issued by local banks or credit unions, and are the shape and size specified by the ISO/IEC 7810 standard as ID-1.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA