Consumers appear to be feeling a financial squeeze, and their credit cards show it.
The amount of late credit card payments climbed to its highest point in a year last summer.
That comes from the American Banking Association.
Payments of 30 days or more past due increased to 4.57% during July to September.
That's up from the previous quarter.
Analysts say energy costs have hurt consumers, and many don't have savings to cover rough times.