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The need for more inclusive data sources...

CFPB and credit invisibles A recent study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that American consumers establish credit differently depending on their...

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Time to upgrade your credit score solution...

The 1990s brought us a wealth of innovative technology, including the Blackberry, Windows 98, and Nintendo. As much as we loved those inventions, we...

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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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Hey, what’s your score?...

Good job, check. Shared interests, check. Chemistry, check. He seems like a perfect 10. Both of you enjoy your first date and while getting...

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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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How consumer credit scores fared across the country in...

Which part of the country has bragging rights when it comes to sporting the best consumer credit scores? Drum roll please … Honors go...

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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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New Study Reveals U.S. in Positive State
(of Cred...

Hello from the other side … While Adele scores big on the Billboard Hot 100 by crooning of coming to terms with a lover...

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(of Credit)
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...

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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...

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Big expenditures are the most common reason for checki...

A recent survey that polled Americans on credit scores found that while nearly half of respondents (49 percent) check their credit scores at least...

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