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Survey Results: When Divorce Does Damage to Your Credit

Learn how credit is impacted by divorce, and hear from survey respondents what they learned and would do differently

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Do evictions show on a credit report?

March 3, 2016

Credit reports do not indicate that you have been evicted from your residence.   However, credit reports could include a collection account for unpaid rent or lease payments or a...

What is the opt-out program?

March 3, 2016

The term opt-out refers to requesting that you be removed from preapproved and prescreen credit offer lists.  Lenders send Experian a list of customer criteria that define the consumers...

Audio: Experian Etc. with Joe Saul-Sehy

March 1, 2016

If you’re sorting out your financial picture – or trying to piece together how a recent life change is going to impact your finances- there can be a lot...

Audio: Rising Interest Rates and You

February 29, 2016

When the Federal Reserve announces changes to interest rates, the news casts a long shadow. Just how could this recent adjustment impact you and your financial profile? There’s several...

Millennials on Credit and Finance: Survey Results

February 26, 2016

Millennials are an increasingly important segment of our population, and with current models suggesting they’re about to overtake the baby boomer generation in sheer population volume, they’re an equally...

Audio: Experian Etc. with Emma Johnson

February 25, 2016

Taking on the challenge of single parenthood might seem like a perfect recipe for getting in over your head financially. How do people do it? Listen in for success...

What Does the Fed’s Rate Hike Mean For You?

February 23, 2016

A Federal interest rate change always triggers alarming news from far-reaching quarters, but is it really a big deal for you? At least part of the noise you’ll hear...

Infographic: Has Your FICO Score Slipped?

February 18, 2016

Like the weather, your credit scores are changeable. Unlike the weather, your scores vary according to credit behaviors that are reported into your credit report. If you see a...

Audio: Experian Etc. with J.D. Roth

February 16, 2016

Learning how to get smart about an investment strategy can be a challenge, but we often make it harder on ourselves than it needs to be. When you’re short...

Audio: Joint Accounts and Your Credit

February 12, 2016

It’s one of the most common misconceptions about credit: knowing how the finer points of joint accounts work. Many people think that as you start to merge your finances...

Audio: Experian Etc. with Barbara Friedberg

February 11, 2016

It’s no secret that some people are skittish about investing. But as personal finance expert and university professor Barbara Friedberg explains, leaving investing out of your overall financial picture...

Audio: Will We Have Joint Credit Scores?

February 11, 2016

Are wedding bells penciled in on your at-a-glance for the year? You may have a common question with many soon-to-be-weds about how your new status impacts your credit. Get...