Household Debt Jumps to End 2016

Outstanding household debt increased by a robust 1.8 percent in the final quarter of 2016, rising by $226 billion to $12.58 trillion, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said today.

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Trades: FCC Overstepped Authority in TCPA Exemption Final Rules

In a joint comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission this weekend, ABA and the Consumer Bankers Association urged the FCC to facilitate -- not impair -- important communications between lenders and borrowers of debt owed to or guaranteed by the federal government, including calls made to service federally guaranteed or insured mortgages or federal student loans.

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