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Maxine Sweet is vice president of Experian North America’s Public Education organization and leads Experian’s consumer education, community involvement and corporate responsibility teams. Maxine is responsible for helping consumers understand credit reporting and use credit wisely. She strives to protect the benefits of information use in a way that balances the interests of business with the concerns of consumers.

Has your credit account been compromised? Experian has advice for

Posted on Dec 21 2013 by
When a criminal steals your account number and security code, they often are planning to use that account to make purchases. Your credit report is not consulted for purchase transactions. So, in such cases, you should consider contacting your card...


How Experian Is Helping Victims of Disasters Protect and Preserve

Posted on May 24 2013 by
Many consumers are not aware that the credit industry has established special reporting policies for accounts when a consumer is affected by a natural or declared disaster, most recently of note being the tornadoes in Oklahoma. For example, lenders may...


5 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit Score

Posted on Sep 24 2012 by
In our busy lives, it is easy to miss paying a bill. However, your lenders won’t accept excuses for why they you didn’t pay them as you agreed to do. For example, your bankcard company cannot make excuses for being...


What You Should Know About Credit Repair Companies

Posted on Sep 13 2012 by
Unfortunately, many people have received poor credit advice and been taken advantage from credit repair companies. Many people don't realize that there isn't anything that a credit repair service is able to legally do for you that you can't do...


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