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Join Experian at #FinCon14 in New Orleans

Posted on Sep 16 2014 by

Experian is proud to be one of the sponsors and participate in the FinCon 2014 conference, taking place September 18-21 in New Orleans, Louisiana. FinCon is an opportunity for financial media to come together to learn what’s trending in personal finance, share best practices for successful social engagement and how, as a community we can […]

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Are you concerned your child is a fraud victim? [Infographic]

Posted on Apr 30 2014 by

Did you know children are increasingly vulnerable to being a victim of identity theft? Their clean credit history is an easy target for perpetrators. Thieves often can profit for years before the crime is detected.

In general, minors should not have credit activity or a credit report until they apply for loans or a credit card. That said, it is possible that they may have a credit history if you have added them as an authorized user to your credit accounts during their teen years.

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Vision 2014: Quality Growth – Defining New Strategies

Posted on Apr 23 2014 by

Experian is in final preparations for our upcoming Vision Conference, taking place May 4-7 in Dallas, Texas at the OMNI Hotel.

This year’s theme “Quality Growth – Defining New Strategies” is supported consistently throughout our event agenda starting with an impressive group of speakers in our general session including President Bill Clinton, Chief Investment Strategist James W. Paulsen Ph.D. and Heisman Trophy winner, Super Bowl MVP and Pro Football Hall of Famer and Executive Chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Roger Staubach.

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What is the difference between a fraud alert and security freeze? [Infographic]

Posted on Apr 16 2014 by

The Information Age transformed our way of life. It gives us new ways to communicate, have instant access to resources and the power to share information freely. Unfortunately the luxuries of this new age pose unique threats to consumers that were unconceivable in years past. It opens doors for thieves to capitalize on unsuspecting and innocent consumers. Fraud and identity theft is a booming business.

Fraud and identity theft are important concerns for people today. Understanding the tools available to help you prevent fraud and recover from it can help you reduce concerns about your personal information being compromised.

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How to dispute items on your Experian credit report [Infographic]

Posted on Apr 09 2014 by

More than 20 years ago, Experian became the first credit bureau to create a consumer education program. We started the program because we wanted to arm consumers with the right information and resources to help them understand the fundamentals of credit management and the benefits of having good credit.

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How to check your credit report [Infographic]

Posted on Apr 01 2014 by

Getting a copy of your credit report is the easiest first step to take control of your finances. A personal credit report contains details about your financial behavior and identification information. It is an easy-to-read summary of your credit accounts and total debt—both existing balances and available limits. Under federal law you are entitled to a copy of your credit report every twelve months. To obtain your credit report go to www.annualcreditreport.com.

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Experian’s committed to financial literacy month…all year round

Posted on Apr 01 2014 by

Did you know that April is the official month for promoting financial literacy?

Being aware of your credit and where you stand is important all year long, but the next 30 days will be dedicated specifically to educating consumers on all aspects of personal finance from managing your credit, paying off debt and saving for your first home or child’s secondary education to how to invest and plan well for retirement.

We know how these topics can be overwhelming and intimidating. It’s one of the reasons that our weekly #CreditChat on twitter and Ask Experian column focuses on these subjects all year round. We want to give consumers the right resources and access to experts in an effort to help consumers change their financial behavior – that is part of our commitment.

Join us all month long in our special Google+ hangouts, tweet chats (#CreditChat), and visit our blog for some exciting new resources created just for you!

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