Why Germans pay cash for almost everything | Quartz


.. the real point isn’t that Germans love cash.

It’s that—for the same historical reasons—they loathe debt.

(Armchair anthropologists have also long noted that German word for debt—Schulden—comes from the word for guilt, Schuld.)

via Why Germans pay cash for almost everything – Quartz.

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