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Consumer Credit & Payment Statistics

The Payment Cards Center (PCC) Consumer Statistics page provides updated statistics related to consumer credit and consumer payments. The PCC compiles statistics that are relevant to researchers, reporters, and others interested in consumer credit and payments on a quarterly basis. The statistics are divided into two sections: 1) Consumer...

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Why Student Loan & Debt Crisis Is Worse Than People ...

When discussing the student debt crisis, most people focus on the rapid growth in outstanding debt and several recent milestones. For example, student loan debt exceeded credit card debt in 2010 and auto loans in 2011, and it passed the $1 trillion mark in 2012.

But these milestones don't tell us much about the impact of all that debt on the students who must borrow to pay for a college...

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Facing up to debt

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Facing up to debt

Overwhelmed by their student loans and credit card debt, some graduate students choose to ignore their money woes, setting themselves up for more financial turmoil. Here's how to avoid that trap.

By Amy Novotney

Print version: page 32

Though she grew up poor, counseling psychology student Karen* never felt particularly worried about money until this year. Now, the...

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Obama to offer plan to help students buried in loan debt ...

Obama to offer help for students buried in debt

By Jennifer Liberto @ CNNMoney October 25, 2011: 6:32 PM ET

President Obama is expected to announce new measures to help college graduates facing student loans on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- The White House announced on Tuesday two new measures the Department of Education will start offering in January to help college graduates climb out of...

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5 facts about U.S. student loans | Pew Research Center

Americans owed more than $1.3 trillion in student loans at the end of June, more than two and a half times what they owed a decade earlier. The increase has come as historically high shares of young adults in the United States go to college and the cost of higher education increases.

Here are five facts about student loans in America, based on a Pew Research Center analysis of recently released...

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