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Survey Results: Credit Card Offers
by Scott Bilker
Scott Bilker is the author of the best-selling books, Talk Your Way Out of Credit Card Debt, Credit Card and Debt Management, and How to be more Credit Card and Debt Smart. He's also the founder of DebtSmart.com. More about and DebtSmart can be found in the online media kit.
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Scott Bilker This survey originally ran in the 1/2/02 DebtSmart Email Newsletter.

How many credit-offers did you receive in the mail today?

14.3% of respondents said 1
28.6% of respondents said 2
19% of respondents said 3
14.3% of respondents said More than 3
23.8% of respondents said None

How many offers are for new credit cards?

20.00% of respondents said 1
25.00% of respondents said 2
10.00% of respondents said 3
15.00% of respondents said More than 3
30.00% of respondents said None

How many offers are for lower rates on your current accounts?

30.00% of respondents said 1
20.00% of respondents said 2
10.00% of respondents said 3
40.00% of respondents said None

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