The overtly critical tone of 1950s anti-credit rhetoric abated somewhat by the 1960s, but installment buying
peaked during the mid-1950s and then leveled off between 13-14% of retail sales well into the 1960s.
Members in the installment buying
were also women, but were not married all of them and lived in different locations.
But, as Calder argues, installment buying
had rigid repayment schedules that enhanced traditional values of hard work, budgeting, and saving.
Plenty of people are strangled by installment buying
Nationally and in Arkansas, to achieve these numbers people will have to be doing some installment buying
," LaFace says.
That is, like Americans everywhere, they based their standard of living on installment buying
or credit, and their fear of losing their job or living for several weeks without a paycheck during a strike was a basic factor in the failure of the TWUA to succeed in the South.
The Federal Reserve System instituted curbs on installment buying