Consumers continued to pay off their credit cards at historically high rates in the third quarter, with the delinquency rate hitting an 18-year low, according to the American Bankers Association.

Consumer card delinquencies fell to 2.75% during the three-month period, a seasonally adjusted decline of 0.18 percentage points from the previous quarter, and their lowest level since 1994, the banking trade group found.

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