Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, April 21, 2011 10:52 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Young people may be smitten with credit cards and debt, but their elders enable such tendencies by encouraging the younger generation’s use of a credit as a sort of “safety mechanism.” That’s one finding of a new study by researchers Michelle Barnhart, an assistant professor of marketing at Oregon State University, and Lisa Penaloza of