Experian experts and celebrities provide important information about credit reports, credit scores, fraud and identity theft, and many other topics in these videos and pre-recorded "Virtual Seminars."
Pursuit of the Dream: Building Credit for Life
Produced by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, this documentary explains the importance of a good credit history in building the economic success of low-income families. Experian's Maxine Sweet was interviewed for the film.
Sample Experian Credit Report
Understanding the information in a credit report is the first step in making it a valuable financial tool. This sample report illustrates what an Experian consumer credit report looks like and desribes the various types of information a person might find in their personal report.
Ask Experian, the credit reporting industry's first consumer credit advice column, answers the most common questions about credit reports and credit scores.
It is Experian's responsibility as a company to be aware of our societal responsibilities and to have a positive impact on the communities in which we live and work. Experian's global Corporate Responsibility Report provides detailed information about what we are doing to ensure we behave in a socially responsible manner.
Reports on Credit
The Reports on Credit series includes 10 issues, each covering a specific credit-related topic. The documents were designed to be printed or photocopied easily to assist in answering consumer credit questions or for utilizing as a classroom teaching tool when discussing specific credit topics.
Issue #3 of the Reports on Credit series describes your responsibilities when you sign or cosign a loan. It explains what might happen if you or the person you cosigned for don't meet the obligations of the loan contract, and what you should consider before cosigning a loan for someone.
Issue #4 of the Reports on Credit series explains what you can do to build a strong credit history. It discusses what you should do if you begin to fall behind in your payments, how long negative information can remain in your credit report and what to do if you have no credit history at all.
Issue #7 of the Reports on Credit series provides information about mailing lists and preapproved credit offers. It describes the benefits of preapproved offers for consumers, explains how your name can get on a mailing list and defines "target" marketing and why you might get an offer. It also explains how your consumer rights are protected and how you can remove your name from marketing lists if you choose to do so.