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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

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 American 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....

Amex Announces Lower Fees for Retailers

March 13, 2018

American Express announced to investors this week they’re dropping their merchant fees, which are the fees retailers have to pay in order to accept Amex cards. To small businesses,...

FBI Warns of Scam Targeting Car Buyers

February 28, 2018

In a recent Public Service Announcement, the FBI shared some information and tips on a growing scam where crooks are targeting those looking to buy cars and other vehicles...

5 Ways to Ditch the Excuses and Start Saving Money Now!

February 26, 2018

Saving is crucial—for an emergency fund, education, and retirement. Here are five common roadblocks to saving money we learned about from a few financial experts along with their tips...

7 Top Tax Refund Dos and Don’ts: It’s Your Money, Don’t Blow It!

February 13, 2018

The average refund was $2,895. If you are one of the millions of Americans who will get a tax refund this year, you’re faced with a big decision: how...