Thursday , October 1 2020

1958

BankAmericard (now Visa) launches America’s first licensed general-purpose credit card. It operated on revolving credit, meaning cardholders could carry a balance month-to-month. American Express and Mastercard follow, allowing more Americans to shop on credit.

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Tim Nelson is a Brooklyn based content strategist and writer with five years of experience in the digital marketing space. He's handled everything from social media to SEO, from long-form copywriting to interactive content projects. When not writing or putting his content creation expertise to use as a freelancer, Tim enjoys playing guitar, skiing, and rooting obnoxiously for Boston's sports teams. For more on Tim and his work, you can check out his portfolio.

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