Identity theft strikes anywhere, even on vacation

Posted on Jul 02 2015 by

A recent Experian survey found that while consumers are getting better about protecting their information on a regular basis, many do not take the same precautions when traveling. According to the survey, 1 in 5 consumers has had an item with sensitive information lost or stolen while traveling, and 39% have experienced identity theft while […]

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Small-business start-ups decline

Posted on Jun 26 2015 by

While an influx of small businesses opened during the height of the recession, a recent Experian study found that between 2010 and 2014, small-business start-ups decreased by nearly 45%.

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Delinquencies move in the right direction as balances increase

Posted on Jun 18 2015 by

According to a recent Experian analysis, bankcard balances increased 6% year over year to $629 billion in Q1 2015, while delinquencies remained low with 60–89 day-past-due delinquencies declining 8%.

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Home buying with swagger

Posted on Jun 11 2015 by

As the summer home buying season kicks into high gear, a newly released survey shows the importance of understanding credit scores and their impact on homebuyer behavior.

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HELOC originations continue growth trend

Posted on Jun 04 2015 by

According to the latest Experian-Oliver Wyman Market Intelligence Report, HELOC originations increased 21% year over year, moving from $25.6 billion in Q1 2014 to $31 billion in Q1 2015.

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Auto loan balances continue to set new records

Posted on Jun 01 2015 by

According to Experian’s latest State of the Automotive Finance Market report, auto loan balances reached an all-time high of $905 billion in the first quarter of 2015.

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More drivers using green to go Green

Posted on May 26 2015 by

A recent Experian Automotive analysis found that consumers who purchased an alternative-powered vehicle did not just go Green by cutting back on fuel; they also used more green (cash) to purchase it.

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Developing a data migration plan

Posted on May 22 2015 by

Data migrations are very common in today’s business environment. A recent Experian Data Quality study found that while 91% of businesses engage in data migrations, 85% encounter significant challenges.

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25% year over year increase in mortgage originations

Posted on May 08 2015 by

Mortgage originations kicked off Q1 2015 with a 25% year over year increase to $315 billion.

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Making a great first impression

Posted on May 01 2015 by

According to a recent Experian Marketing Services study, informational or “thanks for joining” messages drive significantly higher open and transaction rates than promotional emails, as well as higher revenue per email.

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