Infographic: 2013 Debt Statistics for US Consumers
Over the past decade, debt has been a growing problem for families across the country. While American consumers collectively owe almost $850 billion in credit card debt, average credit card debt stands at over $15,000. Other types of debt, including mortgages and student loans, quickly balloon the numbers and lead millions of Americans every year to actively seek help to avoid bankruptcy. Here is a breakdown of the latest statistics for households, consumers, types of debt, and more. For more information about debt as well as strategies to get out of debt and even online credit counseling, visit http://www.advantageccs.org/.