Credit card debt data reveals “two different Americas”
Jun 19, 2024

Credit card debt data reveals “two different Americas”

Credit card delinquencies are up, but so are credit scores. Is that possible?

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Nearly 1 in 4 Black borrowers are denied a mortgage

Jun 19, 2024
Comparatively, 1 in 10 white borrowers are turned away.
Racial disparities in the mortgage market persist.
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Credit card delinquencies are up year-over-year, but that's not the whole story

Jun 19, 2024
A more detailed look at the numbers reveals a more complex picture about Americans' debt.
While wealthier consumers are paying down debt, which boosts their credit scores, lower-income consumers are struggling to keep up with payments.
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In Mississippi, this comic and record store wants to be a “third space” for regulars

“My idea of community was always a comic shop and record store,” said Phillip Rollins, owner of OffBeat in Jackson, Mississippi..” And so it’s kind of always been a third space.”

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Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Sofia Terenzio Assistant Producer
Jordan Mangi Assistant Digital Producer