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Consumer Credit Outstanding Edges Higher in October

According to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, total consumer credit outstanding totaled $4.99 trillion (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in October, an increase of $5.1 billion over the month and $146.7 billion—or 3.0%–higher than October 2022. The monthly increase resulted from revolving and nonrevolving credit outstanding gaining 0.2% and 0.1%, respectively. The level of revolving debt—primarily credit card debt—rose… Read More ›

Consumer Debt Grows at Slowest Pace Since 2020

Consumer credit outstanding growth slowed to 0.4% in the third quarter of 2023 (SAAR) according to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, as revolving debt grew 8.6% and nonrevolving debt declined 2.4%. On a monthly basis, revolving credit outstanding increased just 3.0% in September after surging 14.6% in August (SAAR). Total consumer credit outstanding stands at $4.98 trillion… Read More ›

Total Credit Outstanding Declines as Interest Rates Climb

According to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, total consumer credit outstanding totaled $4.97 trillion (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in August, a decrease of $15.6 billion over the month but $188.8 billion—or 3.9%–higher than August 2022. The monthly decline resulted from a 0.8% drop in nonrevolving credit outstanding that was partially offset by a 1.2% increase in revolving credit…. Read More ›

Revolving Credit Growth Reaccelerates in July

Consumer credit outstanding growth slowed to 2.5% in July, down from 3.4% in July (SAAR) according to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report. Revolving credit growth reaccelerated to 9.2% in July, potentially reflecting strong consumer sentiment and job security in a tight—albeit cooling—labor market. In contrast, nonrevolving consumer debt outstanding inched up just 0.2% over the month. Total… Read More ›

Consumer Debt Growth Slows as Inflation Cools and Lending Standards Tighten

Consumer credit outstanding growth slowed to 4.0% in the second quarter 2023 (SAAR) according to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, as revolving and nonrevolving debt grew at 7.1% and 3.0%, respectively. Revolving credit growth has decelerated as of late, a result of both cooling inflation and increasingly tight lending standards. Total consumer credit outstanding stands at $5.0 trillion… Read More ›

Consumer Credit Growth Slows to 30-Month Low

Consumer credit outstanding growth slowed to a 30-month low of 1.8% in May 2023 (SAAR) according to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, as revolving and nonrevolving debt grew at 8.2% and -0.4%, respectively. Credit growth for March and April—each of which were initially reported at 5.7%–were revised down to 4.8% and 5.0%, respectively. Total consumer credit outstanding… Read More ›

Revolving Consumer Credit Growth Remains Near 25-Year High

Consumer credit outstanding grew at a seasonal adjusted annual rate of 5.7% in April 2023 per the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, as revolving and nonrevolving debt grew at 13.1% and 3.2%, respectively (SAAR). Total consumer credit outstanding stands at $4.8 trillion (not seasonally adjusted), with $1.2 trillion in revolving debt and $3.6 trillion in non-revolving debt (NSA). The… Read More ›

Consumer Credit Growth Slows in Q1 2023

According to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, the growth of total consumer credit outstanding slowed from 7.4% to 5.4% (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2023. Nonrevolving (excluding real estate debt) and revolving debt grew 3.1% and 12.3%, respectively, over the quarter. On an unadjusted basis, the level of nonevolving credit outstanding at the end… Read More ›

Nonrevolving Debt Increases as Auto Loan Rates Surge

According to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report, total consumer credit outstanding totaled $4.78 trillion in February, a decrease of $12 billion over the month but $300 billion higher than February 2022. Nonevolving credit outstanding increased $1.0 billion while the level of revolving debt—primarily credit card debt—fell $13.0 billion over the month. Revolving debt outstanding has declined two consecutive… Read More ›

Growth of Revolving Debt Slows, Auto Loan Rates Spike in Q4 2022

The balance of consumer credit outstanding grew 6.5% in the fourth quarter of 2022 (seasonal adjusted annual rate) after climbing 6.7% (SAAR) in the third quarter according to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report.  Revolving debt—which consists primarily of credit card debt—increased at a 12.0% rate, as the level of nonrevolving debt (excluding real estate) grew 4.8% (SAAR). Total… Read More ›