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Credit Card Delinquency Rates Up 11% From Last Year

First Posted: 07/09/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:25 PM ET

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Jun. 8, 2009:

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Credit card delinquency rates jumped 11% in the first quarter, possibly indicating that consumers are using tax refunds to pay day-to-day expenses, according to a credit reporting agency report released Monday.

The delinquency rate -- which is the ratio of borrowers 90 days or more delinquent on one or more of their credit cards -- increased to 1.32% in the first quarter of 2009.

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