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Credit cards harder to come by for many college students

Source: Chicago Tribune Posted By: Peter 4873 days ago

Banks long have been happy to hand out credit card applications to college students. But the financial crisis has slowed lending to all but the most creditworthy borrowers.

College students, often with little income or credit history to speak of, are not exempt.

Consider American Express: The company no longer lists its Blue for Students card on its Web site, as it does with the other credit cards it offers. You have to type "student" in the search bar to find it.

Does that spell the end....

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