How many credit cards do you carry in your wallet? If you’re anything like the average American, you’ll be carrying about 3 to 4 credit cards. As a double-edged sword, the credit card can be a convenient financial tool that helps you make purchases (while earning you the occasional points or two), but when used irresponsibility, credit cards can also quickly become your worst financial nightmare. The infographic below takes a look at credit card usage and its corresponding debt loads across the country.
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