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The origin of credit dates all the way back to ancient civilizations.
Consumer credit may seem like a fairly new invention – but it’s actually been around for more than 5,000 years!
Today, credit cards are one of the most important sources of big bank profits. However, a look at the history of credit cards shows that things weren’t always that way.
A photo of Mary T. Floyd, an active member of credit reporting for decades, Floyd was elected in 1981 as the...
The Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) changed its name in 2002. For decades, CDIA was known as Associated Credit Bureaus (ACB). ...
From the Houston Post, May 24, 1964, a photo of Joanne Bordovsky looking up a consumer’s credit report and the office...
Photos from 1962 at the Credit Bureau of Spokane, where employees are looking up credit files on a Diebold Super Elevator...
An undated photo, likely from the 1960s, is captioned “credit checks from anywhere in the world.” The photo noted as Sam...
A photo from the Credit Bureau of Spokane from 1955.
The Warrick family has been a valued family in the annals of American credit reporting. When this photo was taken in...