How long have credit cards existed?

Answer Credit cards have been around since the 1920's in the United States. Oil companies and hotel chains issued the first credit cards to their customers. John Biggins of the Flatbush National Bank of B... Read More »

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How long have the Persians existed?

The earliest reference to the Persians in history concerns a Persian prophet named Zarathustra (Zoroaster in Greek) who founded the religion of Zoroastrianism around 650 B.C.E. Politically, the Per... Read More »

How long have bean plants existed?

Although there is no exact date, many archaeologists agree that beans have been around since 8,000 and 7,000 B.C. Some of the oldest Egyptian and Asian records document the cultivation of beans.Ref... Read More »

How to Fix My Credit After My Credit Cards Have All Been Charged Off?

A credit card company may "charge off" your account after 180 days or six months of being late on payment. Just because your account is charged off does not mean that the credit card company has gi... Read More »

Why Do Credit Cards Take So Long to Refund?

Customers have many reasons to use credit cards for purchases of all sizes, from the convenience and security of not carrying cash to rewards points and liability protection. Credit cards also make... Read More »