With the current luxury of easy credit card spending, it wasn’t all that long ago that women were denied the privalege of using credit. In this piece we briefly discuss the history of the struggle of women to earn the right to credit.
How did credit reporting come about? Here is a brief history of how the credit scoring system came into being, and how it has changed over the years.
Article about the earliest forms of credit and charge accounts…long before there were credit cards.
Where did the first credit card come from? How was it used and who was allowed to use it? The history of consumer credit is very interesting, and in this piece we talk about the history of the plastic piece: credit cards.
How did lending and financing begin? Here is a brief history of how formal lending came in to being, and how it has changed over the years.
As part of our section on consumer credit historical perspectives, we have compiled a brief history of credit unions. For history buffs, this is quite interesting as credit unions date all the way back to the 1800’s…