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Credit Card Balances & Delinquencies Rise in Third Quarter

The average credit card debt per American borrower increased to $4,996, up 4.9 percent in the third quarter from the year before, according to a report released today from TransUnion. Late payments at least 90 days overdue also slightly increased to 0.75 percent during the July-September period, up from 0.71 percent in the third quarter