Date of Award:

1964

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Economics and Finance

Advisor/Chair:

Edith Nyman

Abstract

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).

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