Analysis using HRS data finds 22% of Americans age 50+ have credit card debt in excess of $10,000
"Older Americans Are Getting Crushed by Debt, New MagnifyMoney Analysis Shows" - Magnify Money. 8/11/2017.
This editorial examines debt among older Americans using an analysis of data available from the [Health and Retirement Study](http://hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/index.php?p=shoavail&iyear=OC). Findings link higher consumer debt with lower net worth. The piece concludes with suggestions for seniors on avoiding and managing debt.