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Jan 05, 2017, 08:30 ET Certified Pre-Owned vehicle owners tend to hit repeat when selecting their next car

Buying a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle can give consumers an extra layer of confidence when making a purchasing decision because of the...


Dec 27, 2016, 12:30 ET Did you get a new internet-connected holiday gift this year?

Internet-connected devices were among the top holiday sales this year. Around the world more and more people are using devices like virtual...


Dec 19, 2016, 11:14 ET Five more companies put choice at the center of fraud prevention

With the increased attention on fraud and cyber security, Experian has seen more companies turn to its CrossCore™ product to strengthen fraud...


Dec 15, 2016, 08:45 ET Want horsepower, but drive a four-cylinder vehicle? Good news. Now you have it.

Drivers of four-cylinder vehicles have long been thought of as astute for picking a very economical and fuel-efficient mode of transportation....


Dec 12, 2016, 14:00 ET Experian named an Orange County Register Top Workplace for fourth consecutive year

Recognizing Experian's commitment to creating an enriching and rewarding environment for its employees, the Orange County Register named the global...


Dec 07, 2016, 10:02 ET Timing is everything for successful abandoned-cart email campaigns

Consumers may abandon online shopping carts for many reasons: a phone call, a child's needs, scheduling an appointment. The challenge for brands is...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:45 ET Auto loans to subprime consumers dropped to record lows in Q3

Despite lingering subprime bubble rumors, the automotive financing market continues to get stronger and stronger. In fact, Experian's latest State...


Nov 30, 2016, 09:00 ET Want a good credit score? Move to Mankato.

Credit scores are on the rise and improved credit behaviors indicate a strong credit market, according to Experian's seventh annual State of Credit...


Nov 28, 2016, 06:00 ET What will the data breach landscape look like in 2017?

While many companies have data breach preparedness on their radar, it takes constant vigilance to stay ahead of emerging threats and increasingly...


Nov 21, 2016, 06:00 ET Holiday spending has many consumers saying bah humbug

'Tis the season to be jolly — but it's not so jolly for many consumers, as the holidays can cause financial stress and often put consumers into...


Nov 17, 2016, 13:59 ET Brands can benefit from analysis of customer social media behavior heading into the holidays -- and beyond

As more and more consumers engage in social media, brands need to invest more time in understanding how their current customers and prospects...


Nov 17, 2016, 08:15 ET In advance of the election, small businesses tightened the reins on spending

The presidential election was a historic event, with passionate supporters on both sides of the aisle, all wondering what would happen. As we look...


Nov 15, 2016, 09:00 ET Calling all small-business owners! Post a selfie with your small business and receive a free business credit report.

As the busiest shopping season quickly approaches, small businesses everywhere are decking their halls and preparing to ring in the holidays. In...


Nov 14, 2016, 09:15 ET Experian speaks at Used Car Week Conferences in Las Vegas

As the used vehicle and auto remarketing community gathers at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev., Experian®, the leading...


Nov 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Experian's evolution of trended data goes beyond credit scores to predict risk and future financial behavior

How much data exists when you combine consumer credit data on 220 million consumers and 4 billion tradelines with 24 months of history? An...


Nov 07, 2016, 08:47 ET Experian is recognized as a leading security solution provider

Experian® has been named to Banking CIO Outlook's Top 10 Security Solution Providers, highlighted in the October 2016 issue of the...


Nov 01, 2016, 09:04 ET U.S. Communities national contract awarded to Experian

The U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance has awarded a multi-year contract to Experian® to provide consumer data and predictive...


Oct 27, 2016, 08:05 ET Approximately 2.5 million consumers will have a foreclosure, short sale or bankruptcy fall off their credit report

With the economy rebounding and the average national credit score on the rise, many consumers are coming back from harder times, dusting themselves...


Oct 01, 2016, 11:39 ET Military Lending Act Deadline Nears for Lenders

 As the compliance date for the Military Lending Act nears, Experian has launched a dedicated Military Lending Act site to help financial...


Sep 22, 2016, 09:36 ET 2016 e-commerce fraud attacks on pace to surpass 2015 totals

 The question of whether we're in Kansas anymore is appropriate with the latest release of Experian® fraud attack data from across...


Sep 19, 2016, 09:43 ET Subprime Credit Card Limits are Highest in 5 years

The first six months of 2016 has shown that the total credit card limits among the subprime and deep subprime credit range totaled $6.4...


Sep 15, 2016, 08:30 ET Small-business owners outpace consumers in credit management

 We know small business is the heart of the economy and part of the American Dream is to own a business. But just how successful is the average...


Sep 12, 2016, 06:00 ET Experian Data Breach Resolution releases its 2016-2017 Data Breach Response Guide

Companies are establishing response plans more than ever before, and senior leadership is also becoming more involved in data breach preparedness,...


Sep 08, 2016, 10:30 ET HELOCs making a comeback as housing prices are on the rise

 Experian®, the leading global information services company, released a white paper today highlighting the latest U.S. lending trends...


Sep 08, 2016, 09:00 ET Experian named one of the most innovative companies in the world

 Experian® has been named one of the top 100 most innovative companies for the third year in a row by Forbes magazine. In the...