Monday, Jul 24, 2006

This is one of the scariest things I've read in a while!

Independent Online: Plastic is a girl's best friend: The motto of a generation in debt

Young women are running up record levels of debt, chasing a celebrity lifestyle they can't afford. Women between 21 and 25 have an average 3,830 in credit-card debts and most never save. More than half still live with their parents, and 65% dismiss the idea of a pension as a joke. Said one women in debt "I'm just the same as everybody else my age. We're all trying to get ourselves out of debt but none of us is prepared to sacrifice our lifestyles for it."

Posted by uncle chris @ 10:25 AM (544 views)
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1. Japanese Uncle said...

I can almost see them living on pot noodle and beans on toast day in and day out in a shabby council estate, having lost jobs or divorced with unkempt kids swearing around, maybe with a knife or two in their pockets. Even more dreadful than the future envisaged by H.G.Wells.

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