Nebraskans average more than $5,200 in credit card debt

On average a Nebraskan’s credit card debt is $5,219, a 1.1 percent increase from the same time last year, according to Experian.

Nationally, Americans have taken on more credit card debt than in the previous five years, with a 29 percent increase.

Overall, credit card debt hit $807 billion in the first quarter of 2019.

According to Experian, more than 60 percent of Americans had a credit card, that’s an 11 percent increase from 2016.

The national average for credit card debt is $6,028.

Late payments over 30 days past due have grown 28 percent from 2016 to 2019, as well.

Check out the full research article here: https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/state-of-credit-cards/

 

 

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