Credit Card use over Thanksgiving Weekend the lowest in 27 years in the US

December 14, 2010

There is a lot of press on the high amount of personal debt held in this country.  There are also a number of articles suggesting that people are aware of this and are planning on reducing the debt held.  According to a consumer lending survey released by Price Waterhouse Coopers, the three biggest purchases that will be delayed – a new car, consumer electronics and a bigger house.

This article reported on the use of credit cards over the US Thanksgiving pre-Christmas buying spree.

As this year draws to a close

The month of December seems to always be filled with more activity than I want despite my desire to take in the sights, sounds and smells of this season.  About now, I’m slowing down to make sure I enjoy it as much as I should.

As this year draws to a close, regardless of where you are in your life’s journey, I hope you are able to recognize and appreciate the prosperity you have right now, be it in the family and friends around you, the work you do, the “life worth” and “net worth” you have accumulated or future you have ahead of you.

Please have a happy and safe holiday season

Richard Yasinski

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