Banks' risk managers are growing more concerned about the stability of the student loan market and fear that delinquencies on most types of consumer loans will increase in the coming months, according to a FICO survey.

Respondents who thought delinquencies on student loan debt would rise increased by 19 percentage points from the third quarter to 67%, the Minneapolis-based credit scoring firm owned by Fair Isaac Corp. said on Wednesday. Outstanding student loans now exceed credit card debt in the United States, totaling an estimated $750 billion.

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