Center for Microeconomic Data

 
 
 
Credit Access Survey
SCE Credit Access Survey
“Financial fragility” measures introduced publicly with the February survey find consumers’ expectations for needing—and coming up with—an extra $2,000 in the next month are steady.
SCE
Survey of Consumer Expectations
February Survey: The mean expectation that the U.S. unemployment rate will be higher in one year fell to 35.8 percent, its lowest level in nineteen months—down from 37.3 percent in January.
Household Debt and Credit
Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
Q4 Statistic: Total household debt rose to $12.58 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2016—0.8 percent shy of its 2008 peak. This boost in balances was driven in part by new extensions of credit.