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 When was the first credit card issued?

Answer The Diners Club card was the first credit card, which began use in 1950, but it was limited to participating establishments. The first general-use card, the BankAmericard, was released in 1966. Ban... Read More »
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When was the first credit card ever issued?

The first general use credit card was issued by Diners Club in 1951. Both Diners Club and American Express had issued charge cards the year before. With charge cards, you have to pay in full every ... Read More »
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Who issued the very first credit card?

The first bank card, called "Charg-It" was introduced in 1946 by Brooklyn, New York, banker John Biggins and allowed his bank's customers to charge purchases at local businesses. The first real mer... Read More »
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What was the name of the first credit card issued?

The first credit card issued was Diner's Club. It was first issued in 1950 and was made of cardboard. Earlier in the 20th century, oil companies and department stores issued proprietary charge card... Read More »
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In what year was the first credit card issued?

According to CreditCards.com, John Biggins issued the first bank debit card, called "Charg-It", in 1946--but customers could only use it at local businesses. Then, in 1951, New York's Franklin Nati... Read More »
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