Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Support the news you rely on from NHPR and NPR with a gift today!

Consumer Credit Expected To Rise, Fueled By Student Loans

New consumer credit numbers come out Monday afternoon, and the expectation is that consumer credit will rise, as it has for 20 straight months.

This has been fueled mainly by student loans, but it raises questions about how households can take on this debt, and whether they’ll see a return on their investment.


Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.