Consumer credit increased by $15.2 billion in February to $3.792 trillion, the Federal Reserve reported Friday.
In January, consumer credit rose a revised $10.9 billion to $3.777 trillion, first reported as a $8.8 billion gain to $3.774 trillion.
Economists polled by Thomson Reuters predicted a $14.45 billion increase in the month.
Revolving credit outstanding in February rose to $1 trillion from $997.4 billion the previous month.
Non-revolving credit rose to $2.792 trillion from $2.779 trillion.
Revolving credit includes credit card debt. Non-revolving debt includes automobile loans, loans for mobile homes, education, boats, trailers, or vacations.