Monday, February 25, 2013

One Quarter of US Has More Credit Card Debt Than Savings

CNBC reports:
Rumors of the spendthrift American consumer may be slightly exaggerated. Bankrate's 2013 February Financial Security Index found that a majority of consumers — by a narrow margin — say they have more savings than credit card debt.
There's more:
Those people with incomes more than $75,000 were less likely to have no savings or credit card debt compared to those at the opposite end of the spectrum, with incomes less than $30,000. Only 7 percent of high earners have no credit card debt or savings, while 28 percent of the bottom rung of earners say they aren't in debt but have no savings.
An article well worth your time.