Dion Rabouin

Episode 20

Americans Are Taking on Record Debt in 2022. Are We in Trouble?

Data also show that savings rates are dropping significantly.

By Dion Rabouin

Americans have massively increased the amount of credit they've taken on this year. With prices expected to continue rising, this could be flashing a warning sign about the economy. WSJ’s Dion Rabouin examines these trends and explains what they tell us. Photo composite: Elizabeth Smelov

Dion Rabouin

Dion Rabouin breaks down all things finance, taking a deep dive into what’s making money move and why it matters.

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