COM 156 wk 2 assignment

COM 156 wk 2 assignment - inappropriate and irresponsible...

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I chose to write my persuasive essay about why I feel credit card companies should not be allowed to target students on campus. My views on this subject are that I do not believe this is very good business. While I understand that they are in the business to make money. I do not feel it is fair to prey on those whom are, for one highly unlikely to be prepared to pay the credit card company back, and two, students are already acquiring large amounts of debt with student loans. The added burden of a credit card bill is just not needed. Many students are not employed and if they are it is only part time since they are full time students. Many students are being put through college by their parents and are in no way responsible enough to have a credit card nor are they responsible enough to pay the credit amounts back. I simply feel that there is a time and place for everything and a school campus is not the place to drum up business for credit card companies. I feel it is
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Unformatted text preview: inappropriate and irresponsible of the credit card companies. Just as a playground would not be a good place to publicize a new alcoholic beverage. It is just not needed. Driving, alcohol consumption, and tobacco usage all have age limits. Though a teen is allowed to drive they are required to complete a class as well as complete a “test” to show that they are prepared. My goal is to be as persuasive as I can be because although I understand that credit card companies are in the business to make money there are smarter, more productive ways of doing that. I plan to prove that even though many students may qualify for a credit card they are less likely to have the means to pay that credit back thus the credit card company is really not making money, they are giving credit away. I plan to do my research to prove this and show why it is such a bad idea to allow credit card companies on campus to target consumers....
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