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Credit card interest rates hit new highs

The amount of debt consumers have has continued to increase over the last few years as the auto loan industry and student loan debts hit new highs. Credit card debt also continues to grow, especially with annual percentages rates (APR) also hitting all-time highs. Today the average consumer pays an APR of 15.22%. The credit card industry has not seen APRs this high since December 2011.
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