Credit Card Profitability

Posted: 20 Sep 2022

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Robert M. Adams

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Vitaly Bord

Federal Reserve Board

Bradley Katcher

Independent

Date Written: September 1, 2022

Abstract

Credit cards are one of the most ubiquitous consumer financial products in the United States, with more than 75 percent of households owning at least one general purpose credit card in 2019. According to the G.19 Consumer Credit Statistical release, revolving consumer credit, which mainly consists of credit cards and related plans, stood at over one trillion dollars at the end of 2021.

Suggested Citation

Adams, Robert M. and Bord, Vitaly and Katcher, Bradley, Credit Card Profitability (September 1, 2022). FEDS Notes No. 2022-09-09, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4223950 or http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.3100

Robert M. Adams (Contact Author)

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

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Vitaly Bord

Federal Reserve Board ( email )

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Washington, DC 20551
United States

Bradley Katcher

Independent

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