Despite recent declines, U.S. household debt is still very high relative to disposable income

Nov 20, 2014 SOURCE: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Financial Accounts of the United States, September 2014; and Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, October 2014. Compiled by PGPF.

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