Credit card debt has risen more than $400 billion in the past five years, according to new data.
Credit card companies have been forced to reduce the value of cards they are selling to consumers, and there are concerns that this may be causing them to lose customers.
The data comes as consumer advocates and others have said it is not just people who cannot afford to buy their own credit cards who are struggling to pay off debt.
What you need to know about the credit card debt crisis.
What credit card borrowers can do about credit card payments.
How to avoid card-related debt.
How much money is owed on a credit card?
And why it matters to the credit reporting industry.