They make us believe that the only way to financial security is through a high credit score.
In the 1970s, Irish women could not own their own home or even go to a pub.
You just never know when you'll need a fake credit card number - and when you do, here's a site can provide them for you.
There's also an Android application for getting fake card numbers called Card Gen, available for free in the Play Store.
However, one of the questions that gets asked frequently is, “What about your credit score?
Now, to be completely clear, these numbers cannot be used to purchase any item.
The credit card number generator uses a system based off of the Luhn Algorithm, which has been used to validate numbers for decades.
They could not sit on a jury or refuse to have sex with their husbands.
Until the Equal Credit Opportunity Act in 1974, women were not able to apply for credit.
You can learn more about the algorithm on their webpage, or check out the Null Byte guide on how credit card algorithms work.