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After reaching post-recession lows in June, the July S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices showed that default rates increased slightly in several categories. While the...

September 15, 2013 by admin

Small-business credit conditions strengthened in Q2 2013, lifting the Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index 2.8 points to 111.7 - the highest level since...

September 8, 2013 by admin

According to a recent survey by freecreditscore.comā„¢, women find financial responsibility more attractive in assessing a romantic partner (96 percent) than physical attractiveness (87...

August 31, 2013 by admin

According to the Q2 2013 Experian Automotive State of the Automotive Finance Market report, vehicle repossessions reached their lowest rate in seven years, with...

August 25, 2013 by admin

The $478 billion in Q2 2013 mortgage originations is a 10 percent increase over a year ago ($436 billion) but a 7 percent decrease...

August 18, 2013 by admin

The average bankcard balance per consumer in Q2 2013 was $3,831, a 1.3 percent decline from the previous year. Consumers in the VantageScoreĀ® near...

August 4, 2013 by admin

The June release of the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices showed default rates continued to fall across all categories. The national composite* and the...

August 1, 2013 by admin

Using data from IntelliViewSM, Credit.com recently compiled a list of states with the highest average bankcard utilization rates. Alaska took first place, with an...

July 21, 2013 by admin

A recent survey of government benefit agencies shows an increased need for fraud detection technology to prevent eligibility fraud. Only 26 percent of respondents...

July 14, 2013 by admin

Small-business credit conditions improved in Q1 2013, reversing much of the deterioration seen during Q4 2012. The Q1 rise was fueled primarily by falling...

July 7, 2013 by admin

A recent Experian credit trends analysis of new mortgages and bankcards from Q1 2013 shows a 16 percent year-over-year increase in mortgage origination volume...

June 23, 2013 by admin

Despite the improving real-estate market, financial institutions are concerned about lending to consumers who have pursued strategic defaults. In a recent VantageScore Solutions survey,...

June 16, 2013 by admin

A recent study comparing financial differences between men and women found that, overall, women are better at managing money and debt. Differences between the...

June 9, 2013 by admin

Financial institutions are revisiting their policies and thresholds for lending to small businesses and are slowly loosening restrictions. In a recent survey by the...

June 3, 2013 by admin

Providing more evidence of a housing recovery, Q1 2013 mortgage originations increased 16 percent year over year to $471 billion. The Midwest region delivered...

May 26, 2013 by admin

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