Infographic: Americans’ Finances Are Improving

The past few years haven't exactly been a piece of cake--no argument here. But it looks like we're finally getting back on our feet: Income is rising and debt is falling.

In this infographic from, we can see how our finances have recovered since the 2008 recession. It shows that, starting in 2010, the number of bankruptcies started to fall. Lenders are gaining confidence to make more loans. Credit card debt is falling. Foreclosures have also plateaued.

That's enough to give us the warm and fuzzies! So tell us: How has your situation changed since 2008?personal-finance-America