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Taylor Swift’s proven herself to be a great many things — an insanely successful country-pop crossover, a style chameleon, a swell slumber party hostess — but would you trust her with your money? Interestingly, plenty of people would.
In a new study, MyBankTracker asked a group of its users to choose between six different (hypothetical) celebrity-branded credit cards — and 25% of people polled said they’d happily swipe some Swift-backed plastic. The second most popular pick? Donald Trump, with 24% of the total votes (Ed note: I sort of can’t believe The Trump Card isn’t already a thing?!), followed by Bernie Sanders (22%), Hillary Clinton (10%), and, in last place, Kim Kardashian and Ted Cruz (9% each). It’s worth noting that Kim did in fact launch a prepaid Kardashian Kard back in 2010; it was a colossal flop.
As for which participants were most eager to try a Taylor Swift credit card? Women, high-income earners, and younger Americans gravitated towards the pop star’s plastic, while Trump was the top choice amongst men and older Americans.
And while the site suggests that Swift’s love of charity might be to thank for her popularity with the study’s participants, I personally think it’s because a Swift-themed shopping spree would be, well, the freakin' best. Just think of the things you could buy:
- You could go on a cat adoption spree, and then pick up monogrammed carriers for your whole litter!
- You could charge hundreds of dollars’ worth of cookie ingredients, and then organize a massive bake-off for your entire squad!
- You could stock up on swan floats for all those summer pool parties at your Rhode Island estate!
- You could buy chokers! Dozens of chokers!
- You could buy a lifetime supply of red lipstick!
Or you could, you know, track your reasonable expenses like a responsible adult who didn’t make $73.5 million last year. Sigh.