Ellen Sirull is senior manager of content at Experian Consumer Services, a division of Experian, the nation's largest credit bureau. In her role, she helps consumers learn about credit, personal finance and identity theft protection. Prior to Experian, she worked in communications, writing, marketing and branding for various companies and agencies. She has an ABJ from University of Georgia and a MBA from Kennesaw State University.
Articles by Ellen Sirull
November 22, 2017
From loyalty programs to cashback, companies often take the time to thank you for your business. Find out all of the perks of being a loyal customer today.
November 20, 2017
Helping local businesses isn't an act of charity. Read this to learn about the benefits of shopping with them on this year's Small Business Saturday.
November 17, 2017
Adopting a child is a huge undertaking which can be emotionally overwhelming. Here are 8 major things to know before you go down this path.
November 15, 2017
This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the personal finance lessons my mom taught me. Read more for some of the key lessons she shared with me.
November 9, 2017
As the holiday season ramps up, Americans often increase their charitable giving. Here are five ways to give to others while still staying on budget.
October 3, 2017
What can you do to keep your sensitive information secure? Find out tips to keep your smart devices secure.
September 7, 2017
CNBC recently reported that older Americans lose at least $36.5 billion every year on fraud. While anyone can be a victim, there are a growing number of scams targeting...
August 25, 2017
There are various steps you can take to protect yourself online. One way you can keep your personal information from getting into the wrong hands with an additional step on...
August 25, 2017
Stadiums around the country will soon fill with coeds and alum joining forces to cheer on their favorite teams. Every game can be a nail biter and one loss...
August 24, 2017
If you're thinking of sharing your password, online logins, credit card numbers or PINs with a friend or family member, you may want to reconsider.
August 22, 2017
Learn more about what the dark web is, and why it should matter to you as a part of your identity protection strategy.
August 16, 2017
You buckle them into car seats, make sure they wear a helmet when riding their bikes and keep a first-aid kit on hand at all times. As a parent,...
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