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Credit card use increasing

Purchases made with credit cards rose more than 8 percent in the first quarter of 2011, 9 percent int he second quarter and nearly 11 percent in the third quarter as it appears credit cards are beginning to surpass gains made by debit card use.

On a smaller reference scale, payments made with credit cards on Black Friday rose more than 76 percent from the same day a year earlier, while debit card use only rose a bit more than 3 percent.

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