After a long period of deleveraging following the Great Recession, total household debt in the U.S. rose again in the second quarter of 2018, continuing its 16-quarter growth spree. As of June 2018, total household debt stood at $13.29 trillion, an $82 billion increase over the previous quarter and a $618 billion increase over
At the national level, Americans are incurring more and more debt. Recent data from the New York Fed indicates that household debt reached a new high in the fourth quarter of 2017, standing at $13.15 trillion. This represents a 1.5% increase from the previous quarter and a 17.9% increase from the most recent low in
As of the fourth quarter of 2017, total student loan debt in the U.S. hit a record high of $1.38 trillion, up 152% over the past 10 years. For reference, total household debt only grew 6% over that same time period, according to data from The New York Fed. Outside of mortgages, student loans are
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