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Infographic: Bankers predict more credit cards, more delinquencies

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The next six months will likely see more people becoming delinquent with their credit — and seeking more credit at the same time, according to a January 2012 survey by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association

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Is it a return to the bad old free-spending pre-recession days? Bankers think so. Bank risk managers were asked to predict what will happen over the next six months regarding consumers and credit. The January 2012 survey by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association found nearly half the bankers surveyed expect consumers to ask for more credit — and be later paying back their loans.

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