Poll Reveals Close to One in Five Consumers Comfortable Carrying Debt

Poll Reveals Close to One in Five Consumers Comfortable Carrying Debt

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Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 07, 2013

A recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) online poll revealed that close to one in five consumers, 18 percent, believe that carrying credit card debt over from month-to-month is a responsible way to manage his or her finances.

This data suggests that not only are many Americans are using credit cards to fund a lifestyle their income cant support, but they are comfortable doing so, said Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the NFCC.

Consumers need to be aware of the consequences associated with continually carrying credit card debt from month to month, some of which are below: