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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

Watch Out for Phishing Scams Posing as Privacy Updates

June 1, 2018

All the activity around the European GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) is presenting thieves an opportunity to trick consumers into sharing their information via phishing scams. Here are four...

5 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

May 11, 2018

You know what moms really want for Mother’s Day? Something to keep the kids occupied and help them learn in the process. So we’ve put together a list of...

If You Have a Twitter Account, Change Your Password Now

May 3, 2018

Twitter announced Thursday via a blog post and (what else) a Tweet they found a flaw in their security that exposed encrypted passwords. If you’re one of the 330...

Paying For Gas With an App in Your Car? That’s Pretty Cool

April 24, 2018

It may be a little while before cars can really drive themselves, but there’s plenty of new technology popping up in autos. Chevrolet and Shell just announced the first...

Women Have Come Far but Only 80% of the Way to Equal Pay

April 10, 2018

April 10 is Equal Pay Day, representing the extra days that women have to work into the new year to make the same amount of money that men made...

What Are Tech Support Scams?

April 10, 2018

Tech support fraud or tech support scams happen when a criminal claims to provide customer, security, or technical support in an effort to defraud someone. Find out more about...

The Best of Banking Technology in 2018

April 9, 2018

Banks, financial institutions, and credit unions are constantly rolling out new features to add value for customers, help protect the security of their transactions and generally keep their customers’...

What Is the Dark Web?

April 8, 2018

You may have heard the term “dark web,” but it can sometimes be difficult to understand what it really is and what it can mean to you. There are...

From Debt to Successful Business: Kyle Taylor Shares The Penny Hoarder Story

March 20, 2018

Our hosts from Experian sit down and chat with Kyle Taylor—entrepreneur, philanthropist, and the founder & CEO of The Penny Hoarder. He shares his story of paying down debt,...

5 Ways to Maximize Credit Card Rewards

March 19, 2018

Editor’s Note: We sat down with Jason Steele, an expert in credit cards, credit, and travel rewards. Jason writes for Experian and other top personal finance websites and produces...

The True Cost of March Madness… for the Fans

March 16, 2018

Americans spend lots of time and money on sporting events and it’s usually seen as worth it (unless you lose big!). But being a sports fan can add up...

Cash vs. Credit Cards: Which Do Americans Use Most?

March 15, 2018

Credit card debt topped $1 trillion for the first time, according to the Federal Reserve’s report this February, which leads many to wonder whether cash is dead… or dying....