Title

Bank On It: Thrifty Couple Are the Happiest

Keywords

debt, consumer debt, young adults, couple, relationship

Abstract

Over the course of the last two decades, Americans—especially younger adults—went on a credit card-enabled binge, accumulating billions in consumer debt. For example, in January 1988, American consumers had nearly $170 billion in revolving debt.

Original Publication Citation

Dew, J. (2009). Bank on it: Thrifty couples are the happiest. The state of our unions, 23-30.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

The State of Our Unions

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Family Life

University Standing at Time of Publication

Associate Professor

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