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Keeping up with your credit these days means being able to decipher the headlines when things change in the economy, interest rates rise or fall, or another major identity breach occurs, to how it might affect you personally. While we might not all have a keen interest in personal finance news, knowing more about what’s happening in the world at large can help you connect the dots to your own current credit situation. Helping you stay informed and make solid plans for the future? That’s always a good idea.

At Experian, when credit makes the news, we’ll help you make sense of it. Stay connected to the world of credit news and build your credit knowledge when you keep up with today’s current events.

4 Ways to Set Back the Clock and Start Saving

November 5, 2017

Falling back into Standard Time might be disorienting as everything feels ahead of schedule, but embrace the time change and get ahead of your finances.

Here’s What You Need to Know About KRACK, the Worst Cyber Threat Yet

November 2, 2017

KRACK is a newly uncovered security vulnerability that puts the private data of all Wi-Fi users at risk. Find out what it is and how to stay safe.

The 5 Things Every Family Needs to Know About Pell Grants

November 2, 2017

Are you, or someone in your life, attending an extremely high-priced college or university? Find out what Pell Grants are and what they can do for you.

How Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Might Hit Your 401(K)

November 2, 2017

As Congress and the Trump administration look to reform the U.S. income tax system, there could be changes to 401(k) plans. What does this mean for you?

2 Award-Winning Apps to Manage Your Money and Health

October 31, 2017

Find out which upcoming FinTech companies won the judges from FinCon 2017. These 2 apps will make your financial lives easier. Check them out here.

5 Personal Finance Technologies You Don’t Want to Miss

October 30, 2017

From investing to saving and budgeting, technology is reshaping personal finance. Check out these five tools to make your financial life easier.

Is Free College Actually Free?

October 25, 2017

California recently signed a new law giving residents a year of free college tuition, but is it really free? Read to find out more.

Can You Make Minimum Wage and Still Have a Maximum Credit Score?

October 23, 2017

Minimum wage is on the rise, but are credit scores? Read to find out the connection between the two and to see how your state ranks.

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.

How New Technologies Are Keeping Your Credit Card Safe

October 16, 2017

Read to learn about new technology that banks are rolling out to increase security for identity theft protection and what they can do for you.

Want to Save Money? Watch More Sports on TV

October 13, 2017

Read for information on how and where to watch your favorite sport, along with how much you’d save by not going to the game.

The 7 Biggest FAFSA Mistakes College Students Make—and How to Avoid Them

October 5, 2017

Learn about the biggest mistakes students can make when applying for FAFSA and how you can avoid them.

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.

7 Mistakes That Could Cost You Thousands in Federal Student Aid

October 2, 2017

Millions of parents and students apply for Federal Student Aid each year. Read to learn how you can save thousands of dollars by avoiding these mistakes.

Payment Security Evolves with Advances in Encryption

October 2, 2017

Learn about data encryption and why we rely on it to safeguard everything from website passwords to credit card numbers used in on- and offline payments.

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