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Financial aftermath of divorce...

Divorce often affects financial health negatively. It’s expensive – often causing nearly $20,000 in losses.  A recent Experian survey found: 34% say their divorce...

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Benefits of credit scoring options...

Looking to score more consumers, but worried about increased risk? A recent VantageScore LLC study found that consumers rendered “unscoreable” by commonly used credit...

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Advanced credit risk scores...

Lenders are looking for ways to accurately score more consumers and grow their applicant pool without increasing risk. And it looks like more and...

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Homebuying and credit education...

A recent national survey by Experian revealed opportunities for businesses to build relationships with future homebuyers before they’re ready to obtain a loan. Insights...

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College grads ill-prepared to manage credit...

According to a national survey by Experian, college students may be receiving their degrees, but their financial management knowledge still needs some schooling. The...

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The current state of credit...

Experian® recently released the 2015 State of Credit report, which analyzes key credit metrics across the nation....

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Digitally savvy generation may not be so credit savvy...

According to a recent Experian analysis, millennials (ages 19–34) are now the largest segment of the U.S. population and are also the least credit savvy group....

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Rental data can help underbanked consumers gain access...

A recent study analyzing the impact of rental data on the credit scores of subsidized housing residents uncovered compelling...

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Credit appeal more important than physical attractiven...

According to a recent survey by freecreditscore.com™, women find financial responsibility more attractive in assessing a romantic partner (96 percent) than physical attractiveness (87 percent) or career ambition (87 percent). Men slightly favor good looks over financial responsibility (92 percent versus 91 percent); however, 20 percent of men surveyed...

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