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How much does the average American household have in credit card debt?

Average Household Credit Card Debt: Guess How Much

We've come a long way in actively managing our personal finances, but there are still plenty of Americans laden with consumer debt. Can you guess how much credit card debt the average household is carrying? Take the quiz!

Average Household Credit Card Debt: Guess How Much

How much does the average American household have in credit card debt?

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marilynmorado marilynmorado 7 years
I had debt i eventually got debt consolidation at http://www.debtguru.com and it was the best thing i could've done but i recommend no one get a credit cards they are like the biggest scam meant to destroy you
Spectra Spectra 7 years
If I had $8K in credit card debt, I'd definitely be a little stressed out. We have a mortgage and student loan payments every month; I'd hate to also have a credit card payment on top of that.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
I found $8k shocking, too.
santiephey santiephey 7 years
Some of my clients owe more than $1000k I guess they help to raise the average debt amount lol
Liss1 Liss1 7 years
this makes me feel not as bad about my $3,000 credit card debt. It's stressing me out though and i am trying to get rid of it and not use credit cards anymore.
filmgirl81 filmgirl81 7 years
If I don't have the money to pay for it, then I just don't charge it on my credit card. I honestly don't understand being in credit card debt considering most people have mortgages and student loans.
Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 7 years
Wow. $8,000 on AVERAGE? I would be so stressed all the time if that was me.
bellaressa bellaressa 7 years
I only have medical bills and a student loan. I wouldn't be able to cope with credit card bills too.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 7 years
This makes me so glad I don't have any credit card debt... I have mortgage and that's enough!
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