Media Advisory
New York Fed Announces Press Briefing on Q4 2012 Household Debt and Credit Report
February 20, 2013

NEW YORKThe Federal Reserve Bank of New York will hold a press briefing to discuss results from its Q4 2012 Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit Thursday, February 28 at 11 a.m.  The Quarterly Report provides an updated snapshot of household trends in borrowing and indebtedness, including data about mortgages, student loans, credit cards, auto loans and delinquencies. 

The briefing will include the following presentations from members of the New York Fed's Research and Statistics Group:

  • Economic overview: Jamie McAndrews, executive vice president and research director
  • Credit conditions in the fourth quarter and 2012 year in review: Wilbert Van der Klaauw, senior vice president and economist
  • A look at student loan debt growth, delinquencies and relationship to other debts: Donghoon Lee, senior economist 

After the presentations, a panel will answer questions related to the report from the media.    

The report and related information will be available under embargo at 8 a.m. February 28 for release at the beginning of the briefing. To request a copy of the report under embargo and RSVP for the event, contact Matthew Ward at matthew.ward@ny.frb.org.      

The event is limited to members of the media. All attendees must bring valid photo identification for entry. Members of the media located outside New York City can participate via Webcast. 

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