Americans are feeling more confidence in the economy, and in turn are increasing their willingness to use credit to make purchases. The first increase in credit-card debt since the financial crisis hit helped to boost overall consumer borrowing 3 percent in December.
Feb. 8, 2011 in Business on Page A8
WASHINGTON – Americans are putting more money on their credit cards after more than two years of cutting back, a sign that they are gaining confidence in the economy. The …