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Spokane residents among most indebted card users

Spokane residents are among the nation's most indebted users of credit cards, according to a report released today by Experian.

The credit-scoring agency said the average Spokane credit card user had a balance of $4,572 at the end of 2010, compared with a national average  of $4,200.

The city was also second to Columbus, Ohio, in the increase in debt since December 2009.

Seattle card users owed $4,877, good for seventh highest in the United States.

San Antonio, Texas, residents were the most indebted, with average balances of $5,177.




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Bert Caldwell
Bert Caldwell oversees production of the opinion pages, including writing editorials, and editing and selecting letters, columns and cartoons.