Consumer Credit Tag

A Consumer Credit Cycle Has Begun

05 Sep, by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Economy, Markets

With government stimulus over, accumulated savings starting to become depleted, rents soaring, and student loans about to switch back on, it appears a credit cycle has begun where borrowers struggle to fulfill their financial commitments. In the charts below, we identify the overall delinquency rate and...

A Few Signs Are Pointing To A Lower US Savings Rate In 2015

06 Feb, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Economy

Since the depths of the financial crisis, the rebound in consumer credit has been polarized. On the one hand you have non-revolving consumer credit (i.e. car loans, student loans, etc.), which briefly declined on a year-over-year basis in 2009 and early 2010 before violently rebounding...