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Report: Rhode Island middle of the pack for credit card debt...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has the No. 29 highest credit card debt burden in the country, according to a report from CreditCards.com last week. The...
U.S. CONSUMER CREDIT increased $9.5 billion in September, the slowest growth rate since June 2018. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

U.S. consumer credit rises at slowest pace since June 2018

WASHINGTON – United States consumer credit rose in September at the slowest rate since mid-2018 as Americans carried smaller credit card balances. Total credit increased...

U.S. consumer credit increased less than forecast in June

WASHINGTON – United States consumer debt rose less than forecast in June as Americans whittled away at their credit-card balances following a big bump...
RHODE ISLANDERS had a average credit card balance of $8,162, the third highest of all New England states. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO

Report: R.I. has No. 21 highest average credit card balance in...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the third-highest average credit card debt in New England, according to a report from ChamberofCommerce.org. With average credit card...
UNITED STATES credit card debt hit a record $870 billion at the end of 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO

U.S. credit card debt closed 2018 at a record $870B

NEW YORK -United States credit card debt hit $870 billion - the largest amount ever - as of December 2018, according to the data...

Report: Rhode Island has slightly lower credit card debt than nation

PROVIDENCE – When it comes to credit card debt, Rhode Island isn’t doing too bad – at least compared with other states, a new...

WalletHub: $43B in credit card debt repaid in 2018 Q1 in...

PROVIDENCE – The pay-down of $40.3 billion in credit card debt by Americans in the first quarter of 2018 was the second-largest quarterly pay-down nationally,...
OF RHODE ISLAND'S FIVE COUNTIES, Washington County has its credit card debt most under control relative to per capita income and wealth. / COURTESY SMARTASSET

SmartAsset: Washington Cty. best with credit card debt in R.I., Providence...

PROVIDENCE – With the holiday shopping season at peak activity, SmartAsset is supplying shoppers with some guidance, as it reports on who does the...
RHODE ISLANDERS on average have the third-most credit card debt in New England, according to a new study by LendEDU, an online marketplace for financial products. /COURTESY LENDEDU

LendEDU: R.I. has 3rd-most credit card debt in New England

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders on average have the third-most credit card debt in New England, and the 15th most in the nation, according to...
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