Kōrero: Spending in the economy

Credit cards (1 o 2)

Credit cards

Although access to credit via cards increased in the early 2000s, people were relatively restrained in their use of credit cards. A significant number of people never bought on credit, and 32% of those who did paid off their cards in full each month. Despite the ready availability of the cards, most consumers used only one or two.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1993/3678/11
Photograph by John Nicholson

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Dalziel, 'Spending in the economy - Economic reform from 1984', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21635/credit-cards (accessed 25 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Paul Dalziel, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016