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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

6 Ways Companies Thank You for Your Business

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.

Small Business Saturday: Giving Back Never Felt So Good

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.

Adoption Costs: 5 Things to Know

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.

Thanks Mom, for Teaching Me About Finance

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.

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Give Back

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.

How to Protect Your Smart Devices: Staying Secure While Staying Connected

October 3, 2017

What can you do to keep your sensitive information secure? Find out tips to keep your smart devices secure.

Scams Targeting Seniors – What To Know And How To Protect Yourself (And Your Loved Ones)

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...

How to Protect Yourself from Hackers on Popular Websites with Two-Factor Authentication

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...

Why Stanford Is Really College Football’s Top Team

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...

What If Everything You Think You Know About Passwords Is Wrong?

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.

What Is the Dark Web?

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.

Do You Know How to Protect Your Child from Identity Theft?

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,...