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Sandra A. Bernardo is senior manager of Consumer Education at Experian Consumer Services, a division of Experian, the nation's largest credit bureau. In her role, she informs the media and public about credit-related topics and Experian's credit products. She conducts interviews with national and local media and acts as a host for the company’s podcasts and social media activities. She also writes for the consumer blog addressing various topics including those subjects of most interest to multicultural communities. Prior to Experian, she has held positions in the corporate and agency sectors. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Articles by Sandra Bernardo

These Everyday Things Can Put Your Identity at Risk

June 15, 2018

Have you ever thought about how many times during each day you may be giving out personally identifiable information–putting yourself at risk? Read more.

New Report Shows Hispanic Homeownership On the Rise

April 5, 2018

In 2017, 46.2% of Latinos in the U.S. owned a home—more than 7 million in total. Hispanics are the only demographic to have increased their rate of homeownership for...

Online Dating Scams: More Than Just Your Heart Is at Risk

January 29, 2018

Many people have been finding love online, but others have not been so fortunate. In fact, romance scams actually cost Americans more money than any other kind of internet...

This ‘Prolific Form of Cybercrime’ Is Coming For Your Tax Return

January 23, 2018

April 15 may seem like it’s a long way away but it’s never too early to get started on your taxes. Rest assured, scammers are already working on them....

9 Tips for Financial Èxito in 2018

December 18, 2017

In the spirit of Las Posadas, take a moment with your champurrado to sit down and read these 9 ways to get going on the journey to financial success.

The Latest Hack is Targeting Your Kids’ Smart Toys

December 6, 2017

You may be worried about identity thieves hacking your online accounts to steal your information. Did you know they can also hack into your child’s toys?

The Surprising Reason Women and Minorities Are Dropping out of College

October 17, 2017

Why aren’t many students completing their college education? It’s not simply about getting passing grades. Read to find out why so many dropout.

Educating Nuestra Juventud on Personal Finance

October 10, 2017

Learn about the importance of teaching your kids about personal finance to ensure a healthier financial future for them.

Small Business = Big Dreams, Financing for Your Negocio

October 3, 2017

Find out what you should consider before applying for a small business loan.

How to Get Started Saving for Una Buena Jubilación

September 25, 2017

Saving for retirement is a life-long endeavor. The sooner you start a plan and commit to it each month, the better. Find out how to get started!

Tres Key Steps for Buying Your First Casita

September 19, 2017

Editor’s Note: In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be posting a series of articles on some of the topics that interest Hispanics the most. Stay tuned for...

Here’s Why More Americans Don’t Want to Be Homeowners

August 1, 2017

If you’re house hunting, it can feel like the market is moving quickly and everyone is buying. An index of homes under contract, known as pending home sales, jumped...