Chart of the Week: Student Loan Debt Increasing as Consumer Debt Reaches New High of $12.8tn

The New York Fed’s most recent Household Debt and Credit Report shows credit levels reaching new highs; total consumer debt for Q2 2017 was $12.8 trillion and student loan debt reached $1.3 trillion; Forbes highlights an increasingly upward trend in student lending which it says is being supported by federal government loans. Source

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