I just thought that today we should start on a lighter note by sharing funny and serious credit card quotes. These have been drawn from the saying of some very famous people from various countries.
Almost everyone nowadays has a credit card and the levels of consumer credit card debt are rising rapidly to a point that it may affect negatively some economies. Our governments need to seriously consider intervening before things get out of hand.
Below are the credit card quotes:-
“Humanity is living off its ecological credit card an can only do this by liquidating the planet’s natural resources.” – Mathis Wackernagel.
“I had this question asked to me recently when I was buying food for my wife and brother in law and I would like to ask it to other people: Why is it that most celebrities pay with cash as opposed to credit card? Is it so that they are not recognized right away and want to be more unassuming? – A. J. McLean
“You stick a credit card in a machine, and you pay $3 or whatever it is to get cash – your own money.” – Bill Janklow.
“I had no credit cards. I had no checks. I was cash only until I was probably 30 years old.” – Bruce Springsteen.
“Just like credit card companies, or those student loan people. Now there’s evil for you.” – Jim Butcher.
“What this country needs is a credit card for charging things to experience.” – Tom Wilson.
“Money is just the poor man’s credit card.” – Marshall Mcluhan.
“An American credit card is just as good in Europe as American gold used to be.” – Edward Bellamy.
“A credit card sometimes adds to the high cost of living but more often to the cost of high living.” – Bob Phillips.
“Truth is a debit card pay first and enjoy later. Lie is a credit card enjoy first pay later.” – Rohan.
“I can’t even get a credit card without three credit bureaus saying I’m good enough.” – Barack Obama.
“I never had credit card debt… I was very much about trying to gain my freedom, so it was about saving.” – Jenny Mollen.
“When I turned fifteen, I remember my father gave me a credit card which I was allowed to use for two things: emergencies and books.” – Ann Brashares.
“Jonah spoke what everyone was thinking. “Wouldn’t it be Twilight Zone if the door was open, too?” Hamilton tried the knob. It didn’t budge. Ian stepped forward and examined the lock. “Natalie’s diary has better security than thin. “He produced a credit card and slipped it between the latch and the jamb. There was a click, and the door swung wide.” – Gordon Korman.
“I have no credit cards. That was the decision that was made jointly by the credit card companies, and by me. I can’t say that that was completely on my account. I buy nothing on credit now, nothing. If I can’t afford it, I don’t buy it. I have a debit card, that’s all I have. Any debt that I have, I am paying down.” – Neal Gabler.
“You want 21 percent risk free? Pay off your credit cards.” – Andrew Tobias.
“Marry me. You can have all the money and credit cards you want, and the glory of being Mrs. Packer, but you’ve got to let me do what I want.” – James Packer.
“Imagine you owe on five credit cards, you owe five debts. So which debt should you pay first? And the answer is very simple. You should pay the one with the highest interest rate first. But that’s not what people do.” – Dan Ariely.
“A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.” – Jesse Jackson.
“My credit card company calls me if it looks like I’ve bought too many hoodies and cargo pants for my kid at Old Navy.” – Christy Lemire.
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“Modern man drives a mortgaged car over a bond-financed highway on credit-card gas.” – Earl Wilson.
“Late payments also hurt your FICO score. And never ever take our a cash advance on your credit card.” – Suze Orman.
“Today, people are having to spend so much of their money. to acquire a house and to get an education that they don’t have enough to spend on goods and services, except by running into yet more debt on their credit cards and other borrowings.” – Michael Hudson.
“Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren’t just data. In the wrong hands, they can wipe out someone’s life savings, wreck their credit, and cause financial ruin.” – Melissa Bean.
“Average household credit card debt topped the landmark of $10,000 in 2206, a hundredfold increase over the average consumer debt in the 1960s. One consequence: Much of the material buried in landfills in recent years was bought with those same credit cards, leading to the quintessentially American practice of consumers continuing to pay, sometimes for years, for purchases after they become trash.” – Edward Humes.
“Your goal should be to pay off your credit card bills in full at the end of each month and set aside money toward your emergency savings.” – Suze Orman.
“A cash advance on a credit card is one of the worst types of borrowing because the interest rate is typically 21 percent or more.” – Suze Orman.
“I don’t use a debit card. The safest thing is a credit card because you’re using the bank’s money. If someone accesses your information, they are stealing the bank’s money, not yours.” – Frank Abagnale.
“I use debit cards for everyday purchases, as I don’t believe in credit cards. But this has caused problems, especially with American touring, because I refuse to have a credit card – and in America, you can’t pay for anything on a debit card.” – Paloma Faith.
“Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher-priced forms of capital, such as credit cards.” – Melissa Bean.
“I really like Iceland. One of the nicest things about it is that I hardly ever had to reach for my credit card. There’s practically nothing there to go shopping for.” – Sachin Tendulkar.
“My wife lost all her credit cards, but I’m not going to report it. Whoever found them spends less than she does!” – Henny Youngman.
“Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.” – Christopher Parker.
“The card companies will often, as a courtesy, honor that credit card, but hit you with a penalty. And you keep swiping your card for $3 at Starbucks for your latte, and you’re getting hit with a $25 penalty because it’s over your credit limit.” – Richard Thaler.
“The borrower is slave to the lender.” – Proverbs 22:7.
“I haven’t reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.” – Ilie Nastase.
“From this day forward, do not charge anything on the credit card that cannot be paid off at the end of the month.” – Phil Cook.
“Debt is a trap, especially student debt, which is enormous, far larger than credit card debt. It’s a trap for the rest of your life because the laws are designed so that you can’t get out of it. If a business, say, gets in too much debt it can declare bankruptcy, but individuals can almost never be relieved of student debt through bankruptcy.” – Noam Chomsky.
For students I have a post on 7 Ways To Balance School And Work that can hlep you if you are struggling to balance school and work.
“You can have my credit card, baby, but keep your red hot fingers off of my heart, lady.” – George Michael.
I hope that these credit card quotes have brought a smile on your face or made you to seriously consider you credit card use.