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Experian and the Jump$tart Coalition United for Financ...

The following article is a guest post from Laura Levine, president and CEO of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy® As we wrap up another Financial Literacy Month, it’s fun to look back at how far we’ve come; important to look forward at how much further we have...

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Experian Partners With Orange County Rescue Mission, F...

With the objective of supporting the local community and helping Orange County residents overcome financial issues, we have partnered with the Orange County Rescue Mission (OCRM) to spread financial literacy by providing residents with the insight and resources to guide them on a journey to...

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From Subpar to Stellar: 5 Ways to Credit Success...

A recent report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that many people are confused and frustrated about how to check credit reports and scores and they feel they lack information to take action to improve their credit histories. I have to admit that I was not surprised...

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Experian Named Organization of the Year for Financial ...

Experian® has been named the “Organization of the Year” and presented with the Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award by the Institute For Financial Literacy during the Annual Conference on Financial Education in San Anto...

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Championing Consumers to Financial Literacy...

Are you in the dark with your finances? Take control this April during Financial Literacy Month and join Experian as we provide education and resources to help light the way to financial literacy. Experian is a long-time advocate for financial education and empowerment for consumers. As a result, we...

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Taxes in the Digital Millennium: Keeping Your Informat...

With the New Year in full swing, it’s time to start turning thoughts to pulling together all the financial documents you’ll need to prep for tax time. A recent survey commissioned by Experian’s ProtectMyID shows that more and more consumers continue to file their taxes electronically – an estimated...

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Experian Celebrates its 100th #CreditChat on Wednesday...

Have you heard of #CreditChat? #CreditChat is an online discussion that happens on Twitter and YouTube every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET. It's an educational and fun hour when we discuss credit and money issues with consumers, personal finance writers, academics, and financial...

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Credit or Debit? Which one will save you $159K?...

Bankcard lending is trending upward, according to the 2014 Experian “State of Credit” report. One in 17 consumers obtained at least one bankcard this year, compared with one in 21 people back in 2013. Consumers now carry an average of 2.18 bankcards apiece (an increase of 4.2 percent), and...

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Good credit – an invaluable asset to businesses...

With Small Business Saturday quickly approaching, Experian wants to remind small business owners why it is important to have good business credit. Good credit scores – they’re not just for consumers. Businesses need them, too. According to a recent Experian survey, only 33 percent of small business owners said...

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