You would be surprised at what they will give you.
Wasn't that one of the catalysts for the GFC, insititutions lending money to people that can't afford to pay it back. Have they tightened up on this at all when it comes to handing out CC limits?
I'm trying to instill in the kids (13 & 15) never to borrow money for non-essential items, and continue the message about compound interest. Whether they will heed the advice...remains to be seen I guess.