America’s Debt Dilemma

Released  January 2, 2019
By Megan Greuling

The U.S. has a debt problem. Most pressing on Capitol Hill, however, is not the collective $4 trillion U.S. consumers are expected to owe to creditors in non-mortgage debt by the end of 2018 – representing more than 26 percent of their annual incomes, per a May report from the LendingTree online loan exchange.