Americans and debt

Americans and debt

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Pew Charitable Trusts recently released a report called The Complex Story of American Debt, detailing the types and amounts of debt Americans hold across generations as well as their feelings toward debt. The increasing amounts of debt people are taking on complicate their ability to provide stability for their families and directly impacts housing, education, and other areas of the economy as well as retirement.

For more information about financial self-sufficiency in our region, including housing and income data, go to the financial self-sufficiency section of Gulf Coast Community Indicators.