Bankcard Trends

Insight into credit trends and data intelligence for the bankcard industry.

Subprime credit card limits highest in 5 years — to the tu...

Posted on Sep 22 2016 by
Subprime and deep-subprime card limits increased in the first six...

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Trended data and balance transfer activity...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 by
Consumer card balance transfer activity is estimated to be $35...

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Bankcard originations continue steady growth trend...

Posted on Mar 03 2016 by
Bankcard origination volumes reached $97.5 billion in Q4 2015, the...

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Millennials and online marketplace lending...

Posted on Jan 21 2016 by
As millennials continue to experience challenges in obtaining credit, Experian’s...

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Growing thin-file millennials...

Posted on Dec 18 2015 by
Millennials, now the largest generation in the United States, are...

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Average bankcard limit decreases...

Posted on Oct 22 2015 by
While total limits on bankcard originations reached $81.8 billion in...

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Digitally savvy generation may not be so credit savvy...

Posted on Aug 10 2015 by
According to a recent Experian analysis, millennials (ages 19–34) are now the largest segment of the U.S. population and are also the least credit savvy group. When compared to previous generations, millennials have the lowest...

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Survey reveals travel spending behavior...

Posted on Jul 10 2015 by
According to a recent Experian survey, 68% of vacationers spend more money than expected when traveling, often relying on credit cards to make up the difference. Millennials rank even higher when it comes to risky vacation...

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Delinquencies move in the right direction as balances increa...

Posted on Jun 18 2015 by
According to a recent Experian analysis, bankcard balances increased 6% year over year to $629 billion in Q1 2015, while delinquencies remained low with 60–89 day-past-due delinquencies declining 8%. As consumer behavior...

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