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Mortgage originations increase year over year

Jul 17 2015 by
According to the latest Experian-Oliver Wyman Market Intelligence Report, mortgage originations increased 25% year over year in Q1 2015 to $316 billion. The Midwest region displayed the highest growth, increasing 45% to $61...

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Survey reveals travel spending behavior

Jul 10 2015 by
According to a recent Experian survey, 68% of vacationers spend more money than expected when traveling, often relying on credit cards to make up the difference. Millennials rank even higher when it comes to risky vacation...

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Identity theft strikes anywhere, even on vacation

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...

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Small-business start-ups decline

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%. As companies matured and the economy...

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Delinquencies move in the right direction as balances increase

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%. As consumer behavior...

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Home buying with swagger

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. The survey results show that consumers who know their...

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HELOC originations continue growth trend

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. HELOC delinquencies (90 to 180 days past...

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Auto loan balances continue to set new records

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 — an increase of 11.3% from a year ago. Additionally, both...

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More drivers using green to go Green

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. The study showed that more...

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