Despite the pandemic leading to record unemployment last year, Americans managed to pay off record amounts of credit card debt, largely thanks to two rounds of stimulus. What’s more, the federal government leaned on credit card companies to be flexible, asking them to extend deferment options, where customers could reduce or pause payments completely. However, […]
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