Household Debt In America, In 3 Graphs
The Planet Money team shows how mortgage and home-equity debt fit into the financial profile of American households.
U.S. households owe a bit less than they did at the peak of the bubble. But they still owe a lot: $11.4 trillion, give or take a few billion. Mortgage and home-equity debt is still by far the biggest chunk of that debt. Total U.S.