I’m not sure I entirely agree with this article from the BBC about the future of credit cards. I believe credit cards will continue to develop. But this statement from the author David Black, Banking specialist with Defaqto, has some resonance:
One cannot help thinking that we may have already seen the peak of the credit card market. Prepaid cards, debit cards and the likes of PayPal are steadily gaining market share and if the faithful credit card loses some more of their allure the trend may continue.
Read the full article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8328548.stm