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Revolving Credit Decreased in January

In January 2020, consumer credit decreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate by 0.4% from the previous month, with revolving debt1 decreasing by 12.2% and nonrevolving debt2 increasing by 3.2%. Consumer credit totaled $4.2 trillion on a seasonally adjusted annual basis, with $965 billion comprised of revolving debt and $3.2 trillion in nonrevolving debt. This marks a total decrease of $1.3 billion from… Read More ›

Little Change for Total Consumer Credit in 2020

As with most things in 2020, consumer credit’s trajectory of growth was upended by the COVID-19-induced economic recession. Revolving credit, of which credit card debt is a major component, shrank by 11.2% over the year, while nonrevolving credit increased 3.9%, thus producing an overall growth rate of 0.0%. In December, consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of… Read More ›

Credit Card Debt Continues to Decrease in November

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through November 2020. In the penultimate month of 2020, consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.4%, with revolving debt1 decreasing by 1.0% and nonrevolving debt2 increasing by 6.1%. Consumer credit totaled $4.2 trillion on a seasonally adjusted… Read More ›

Open-Ended Credit Rebounds in Third Quarter

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through September 2020. In the third quarter of 2020, consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2-1/4 percent, while nonrevolving credit increased by 4 percent and revolving credit decreased by 2-1/2 percent. In September, consumer credit increased at… Read More ›

Consumer Credit Decreases in August

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through August 2020. In August, consumer credit decreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2 percent from the previous month, with revolving debt1 decreasing at a staggering rate of 11-1/4 percent and nonrevolving debt2 increasing by 3/4 percent. Consumer credit… Read More ›

Open-Ended Credit Slowly Recovers in July

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through July 2020. Consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2.6% from the previous month, with revolving debt1 decreasing by slightly less than 0.5% and nonrevolving debt2 increasing by 4.8 percent. Consumer credit totaled $4.1 trillion on a… Read More ›

Nonrevolving Debt Fuels June Consumer Credit

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through June 2020. In June, consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2.6% from the previous month, with revolving debt1 decreasing by 2.8% and nonrevolving debt2 increasing by 4.3 percent. Consumer credit totaled $4.1 trillion on a seasonally… Read More ›

Total Consumer Credit in May Decreases

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through May 2020. In May, consumer credit decreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.3% from the previous month, with revolving debt1 decreasing by 28.6% and nonrevolving debt2 increasing by 2.3 percent. Consumer credit totaled $4.1 trillion on a seasonally… Read More ›

April Consumer Credit Indicates Recovery Challenges

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through April 2020. In April, consumer credit decreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 19.6% from the previous month, with revolving debt1 decreasing by 64.9% and nonrevolving debt2 decreasing by 4.0 percent. Consumer credit totaled $4.1 trillion on a seasonally… Read More ›

Consumer Credit Posts Small Gains in First Quarter

The Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit Report shows rising trends in consumer credit, excluding loans secured by real estate, through March 2020. In March, consumer credit decreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.4% from the previous month, with revolving debt1 decreasing by 30.9% and nonrevolving debt2 increasing by 6.2 percent. Consumer credit totaled $4.2 trillion on a… Read More ›