7/6/2015 – Gen X, Baby Boomers see credit cards as a lifeline (USA Today)

Jul 07, 2015 Comments Off by

Generation X, weighed down by debt, is unfortunately growing accustomed to the burden. Gen Xers — and their older, Baby Boomer peers — see credit cards as a lifeline, according to a new study from Allianz Life.Of the 1,000 Gen Xers age 35 to 48, and 1,000 Boomers ages 49-67 surveyed, 48% say that credit cards now function as a financial survival tool. That reliance on debt is particularly troublesome for younger Americans, who often put off saving for retirement and other needs because of it.

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