The US Consumer Debt Burden: Infographic

US household debt has reached a new high of $12.8 Trillion. This figure exceeds the debt levels reached in 2008 at the height of the Global Financial Crisis(GFC). A strong economy with low unemployment rates is allowing American consumers to take on more debt. As a results debts of all types from credit cards to auto loans have been increasing.

The following is an inforgraphic showing the various types of debts of American households:

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Source:  The Consumer Debt Burden, Manning & Napier


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