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Credit card debt in 2014 represented the lowest percentage of overall consumer debt since 1990, according to The Nilson Report, a firm that tracks and publishes payment data.

According to Nilson, U.S. consumer credit card debt in 2014 accounted for 6.52% or $881.57 billion of the total $13.512 trillion in overall household debt, as calculated by the Federal Reserve. Credit card debt as a portion of overall household debt hit its highest percentage in 1996 at 10.05%, Nilson said.

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