Outlook for credit access hits record low, inflation expectations jump

A customer shops for eggs at a H-E-B grocery store on February 08, 2023 in Austin, Texas. Wholesale egg prices have begun declining more than 50% since December record highs according to Urner Barry data. Brandon Bell | Getty Images News | Getty Images Consumers are getting more pessimistic about inflation and their access to […]

Consumer debt hits record $16.9 trillion as delinquencies also rise

Consumer debt hit a fresh record at the end of 2022 while delinquency rates rose for several types of loans, the New York Federal Reserve reported Thursday. Debt across all categories totaled $16.9 trillion, up about $1.3 trillion from a year ago, as balances rose across all major categories. Despite a decline in originations, mortgage […]