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Which part of the country has bragging rights when it comes to sporting the best consumer credit scores? Drum roll please … Honors go...

December 1, 2016 by Kerry Rivera

For members of the U.S. military, relocating often, returning home following a lengthy deployment and living with uncertainty isn’t easy. It can take an...

November 10, 2016 by Sacha Ricarte

Much has been written about Millennials over the past few years, and many continue to speculate on how this now largest living generation will...

October 19, 2016 by Kerry Rivera

Millennials are coming of age and experiencing big life moments — college graduation, their first job, getting married and moving out. But what about...

October 13, 2016 by Guest Contributor

As regulators continue to warn financial institutions of the looming risk posed by HELOCs reaching end of draw, many bankers are asking: Why should I be concerned? What are...

August 18, 2016 by Guest Contributor

Ten years after homeowners took advantage of a thriving real-estate market to borrow against their homes, many are falling behind on payments, potentially leaving...

August 16, 2016 by Sacha Ricarte

Time heals countless things, including credit scores. Many of the seven million people who saw their VantageScores drop to sub-prime levels after suffering a...

August 5, 2016 by Sacha Ricarte

A recent national survey by Experian revealed opportunities for businesses to build relationships with future homebuyers before they’re ready to obtain a loan. Insights...

July 14, 2016 by Guest Contributor

More home buyers and sellers tend to enter the market in the warmer months, making spring and summer a busy season for mortgage brokers...

June 6, 2016 by Kerry Rivera

HELOC originations continued to benefit from the real-estate recovery and consumer desire to tap into available equity. According to the latest Experian–Oliver Wyman Market...

May 19, 2016 by Guest Contributor

James W. Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist for Wells Capital Management, kicked off the second day of Experian’s Vision 2016, sharing his perspective on the...

May 17, 2016 by Traci Krepper

It’s impossible to capture all of the insights and learnings of 36 breakout sessions and several keynote addresses in one post, but let’s summarize...

May 16, 2016 by Kerry Rivera

According to a national survey, many future home buyers do not feel confident about their current credit score status. In fact, 34% of future...

May 5, 2016 by Guest Contributor

Over the next several years, the large number of home equity lines of credit (also known as HELOCs) originated during the boom period of...

February 10, 2016 by Shelly Miller

According to the latest Experian–Oliver Wyman Market Intelligence Report, HELOC originations came in at $43 billion for Q4 2015 — a 22% increase over...

February 4, 2016 by Carrie Janot