The percentage of Americans behind on their credit card payments fell to the lowest level in nearly two decades.
Americans are borrowing more for cars and college, but remain cautious about credit cards and riskier investments.
Consumer debt grew in the final quarter of 2012, marking the first increase in household debt in more than four years.
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If you fail to pay student loan debt you owe or for which you’ve co-signed, the government may garnish your Social Security check.
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The New York Federal Reserve released data last month showing that of the 37 million people with student loan debt, 11.3 percent are people ages 50 to 59, and 4.2 percent are 60 and older. Of those, 12 percent between the ages of 50 and 59 are late on their payments, and 4.8 percent of those 60 and older are behind.