Through My Eyes

the thoughts and musings of Justin Thorp; the 21 year old college of God...friend...boyfriend...and internet geek

Saturday, June 04, 2005

Credit Cards Starting in Iraq

A cool story coming out of Iraq. Credit and Debit Cards are starting to be distributed in Iraq. Getting people to use "plastic" in a very cash oriented culture will help to revive the economy in Iraq.

USA Today - For first time, shoppers will have credit
Some business owners say they are excited about the cards. The cards are "very useful for not only businessmen but for common people as you do not have to carry money with you," says Basil al-Hadithi, 42, an owner of mobile phone shops.


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