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Auto loans and student debt continue to rise. Image: Shutterstock Total debt held by US households surged by nearly US$400 billion in 2018 to more than us$13.5 trillion, marking the sixth straight annual increase, even as home mortgages declined, according to data released on Tuesday. That puts total debt […]