A solid job market and rising wages provide strong foundation for consumers to meet debt obligations.
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Bank card delinquencies fell in the third quarter of 2019, although they rose in several closed-end loan categories, according to the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Credit Delinquency Bulletin released today.
The 2009 Credit CARD Act may have hindered young adults’ ability to build credit histories, according to a new paper released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Delinquencies were mixed in the second quarter, with delinquencies falling for bank cards while rising for the composite index of closed-end loans, according to the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Credit Delinquency Bulletin released today.
“There are so many ways we can bring banking to people,” says Ryan James, president and CEO of Surety Bank in Deland, Fla. “Community is not bound by geography. I look at community as shared interest.”
Ryan James reflects on how Surety Bank supported its customers through the financial crisis and how he’s positioning the 93-year-old institution for the next 90 years.
The use of alternative data in credit decisions could make a significant difference in the cost and availability of credit for consumers, according to a new blog post published yesterday on the CFPB’s website.
The second quarter saw substantially stronger demand for residential mortgage loans, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer opinion survey released today.
As a share of disposable income, credit card credit outstanding (seasonally adjusted) eased 3 basis points to 5.40 percent in the first quarter. Credit card leverage is essentially unchanged over the last five quarters and is equivalent to levels from early 2013.