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Table: Generation I.O.U.


-- 95% of all college students and 32% of high schoolers had credit cards in 2000.

-- University students with four or more credit cards rose to 32% by 2000.

-- From 1998 to 2000, the typical student's credit-card balance grew 46%, to $2,748.

-- 10% of students with credit cards owe more than $7,000. 25% owe more than $3,000.

Data: USA Education Inc., Experian Information Solutions Inc.


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