Have you ever stopped to think about the evolution and History of the credit card ? Throughout history, many different methods were used to keep track of credit. Eventually, as you may know, we ended up with the credit card. Here’s what went on before that magical little piece of plastic came about.
Credit is a method of selling goods or services without the buyer having cash in hand. A credit card is only an automatic way of offering credit to a consumer. Today, every credit card carries an identifying number that speeds shopping transactions.In Earlier Days Credit cards were not always been made of plastic. There have been credit tokens made from metal coins, metal plates, and celluloid, metal, fiber, paper, and now mostly plastic cards.