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Income Growth Expectations
Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
Q4 Report: Total household debt increased by $193 billion, or 1.5 percent, to reach $13.15 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2017—marking a fifth consecutive year of annual growth in total household debt. Mortgages are the largest form of household debt and their increase of $139 billion was the most substantial rise in several quarters.
SCE
Survey of Consumer Expectations
Expectations for household finances and credit availability showed continued improvement in January, with consumers still seeing robust earnings growth in the year ahead. The share of respondents who anticipate an improvement in their household financial situation over the next twelve months reached a series high, as did the share expecting an easing of credit availability.
SCE LABOR MARKET SURVEY
SCE LABOR MARKET SURVEY
November survey results show an increase in the rate at which workers transition to a different employer, a rise in the average full-time wage offer, and an increase in workers’ satisfaction with promotion opportunities at their current job.