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Master of Science (MS)
Economics and Finance
Consumer credit has become an area of major importance i n the financial planning of most , if not all, families in the Uni ted States. In absolute amount s, total consumer credit extended had increased more than 11 times, from $5,665 million to $63,164 million, since the end of World War II to 1962 ; and total installment credit had increased more than 19 times. During the same period disposable personal income had grown only about 2.5 times (15).
Edwards, Kay Daun P., "Consumer Credit Knowledge and Credit Use in a Selected Group of Married Student Households at Utah State University" (1964). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper 2211.
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