What does it take to get hungry, naive, and cash-strapped college students to sign up for crappy credit cards at on-campus booths? Not much. Based on a survey of over 1500 college students, here is the list of the most common and their percentage as documented by the Public Interest Research Group in a new campaign available on their microsite, truthaboutcredit.org. Nothing like a tshirt with a 23% APR.
Trinkets Entice College Students To Sign Up For Crappy Credit Cards
By consumerist.com March 28, 2008
- out in the open Colleges Warned About Making Secret Deals With Credit Card Companies
- taking a final stand New Campus Banking Rules Hope To Protect Students From High Prepaid & Debit Card Fees
- do you fit the bill? 5 Signs That You Shouldn’t Be Using Credit Cards
- slippery slope Discover Card Program Rewards Students Who Get Good Grades. Is That Legal?
- Protecting the youngest consumers Proposed Bills Aim To Protect Students From Shady Deals Between Colleges, Banks