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Auto financing update–leases set new record...

As new vehicle prices continue to rise, more consumers are turning to leasing as a cost-effective auto financing option. Findings from the most recent...

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E-filing taxes and identity theft...

A recent Experian study reveals that tax filing, document collection and refund processing are done online more often, yet only 6% of consumers file...

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Creditworthy today but maybe not tomorrow...

A recent study by VantageScore Solutions, LLC analyzed if consumers would continue to be creditworthy over time. Highlights about consumer credit score migration over...

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Auto loan amounts set new records...

According to Experian’s State of the Automotive Finance Market report, the average amount financed for a new vehicle in Q4 2015 was $29,551 —...

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Average credit scores for women vs. men...

According to a recent Experian study, women handle money, debt and financial decisions better than men....

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Going Green...

Millions of people around the world are wearing green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day today. Some interesting facts on the color: Green is associated...

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Where is e-commerce fraud taking place?...

Top states for billing and shipping e-commerce fraud With more than 13 million fraud victims in 2015, assessing where fraud occurs is an important...

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Bankcard originations continue steady growth trend...

Bankcard origination volumes reached $97.5 billion in Q4 2015, the highest level on record since Q3 2008 and an increase of 22% over the...

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Rethinking the credit score...

A recent survey commissioned by VantageScore Solutions, LLC found that among consumers who are unable to obtain credit, 27% attribute the situation to lack...

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