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Credit Score Competition Would Help Consumers and Reduce Ris...

Posted on Dec 10 2015 by
By all accounts, the national housing market in the US stabilized with a recent report showing year-over-year growth at 6.8 percent for October 2015. However, while interest rates remain near all-time lows, it’s estimated...

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Legislation Introduced to Empower “Credit Invisible” Con...

Posted on Dec 04 2015 by
In a recent report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) estimated that there are more than 45 million American consumers that are “credit invisible,” meaning that they either have no credit history or a credit...

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National Consumer Assistance Plan Is Extended as Experian, E...

Posted on May 20 2015 by
Today, Experian and the nationwide credit reporting agencies announced another important step in our work to improve the credit lives of consumers and create a healthier financial ecosystem. The settlement between 31 state...

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Top 3 CFPB Priorities for 2015...

Posted on Mar 06 2015 by
We’re just a few months into a new year and already there are clear signs how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) plans to further advance its regulatory authority over bank and non-bank entities across the...

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Congress Should Take Action to Improve Financial Education I...

Posted on Oct 06 2014 by
How can I improve my credit score? That’s a question thousands of consumers ask Experian every day. This question is asked even more frequently now that lenders are sending an estimated 120 million credit-score disclosures...

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Experian launches platform to manage cross-channel fraud ris...

Posted on Jul 29 2014 by
 Precise ID® with FraudNet provides a single view of a consumer’s identity across devices Experian®, the leading global information services company, has announced the launch of a cross-channel fraud platform to better...

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How fraud is transforming the mobile banking industry...

Posted on Jul 23 2014 by
Cybersecurity is increasingly becoming a challenge across many industries. I recently spoke with Mike Gross, the director of risk strategy and professional services at 41st Parameter, about how the banking industry is changing...

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Why Mississippi Lawsuit Against Experian has no Merit...

Posted on Jun 21 2014 by
Earlier this week, it was reported that the Mississippi Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Experian. While not breaking news, it is important to provide context to the allegations. As the world’s largest credit...

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The Facts on Court Ventures and Experian...

Posted on Mar 30 2014 by
It’s no surprise that cybercrime and data breaches are hot topics for media and bloggers these days. Unfortunately, because of all the attention paid to these topics, we’ve seen some inaccurate information about Experian...

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