News & Trends

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.

Latest Articles

University of Buffalo Data Breach Points to Painful Password Problems

Americans have seen this play before, but this week’s data breach at the University...

Data Breaches Fall But Risks to Your Personal Info Are Up: Here’s Why

First, the good news—the number of U.S. data breaches reported in 2018 represents a...

Chili’s Data Breach: What You Need to Know

Instead of baby back ribs, Chili’s customers may be crooning about wanting their data...

Rail Europe’s System Breached: What to Know

If you traveled to Europe or bought rail tickets for European travel in late...

Do You Live In One of the 10 States With the Lowest Foreclosure Rates in the US?

The foreclosure crisis seems to be abating across the fruited plains, and these 10...

Do You Live In One of the 10 States With the Highest Foreclosure Rates in the US?

The U.S. home foreclosure rate is in decline as the U.S. economy continues to...

Cybercrime: The $1.5 Trillion Problem

If cybercrime is a business, then business is very, very good. Ransomware attacks, data...

Credit Card Default Rates Hit 6-Year High: Are U.S. Consumers in Trouble?

Delinquency rates matter to lenders because they represent your ability to pay back a...

5 Ways to Celebrate Mom Without Breaking the Bank

Mother’s Day 2018 spending is expected to remain near record highs, according to the...

If You Have a Twitter Account, Change Your Password Now

Twitter announced Thursday via a blog post and (what else) a Tweet they found...

Mastercard Unveils Remote Biometric Enrollment

Forget passwords and other traditional methods of account verification. Biometrics are the next frontier...

Don’t Let ID Thieves Ruin Your Birthday—or Any Other Day

Identity theft is happening all the time, but criminals do have some favorite days,...