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Feb 16, 2017, 08:30 ET Protect your reputation, make smarter decisions and reduce friction while performing due diligence on customers

Companies that need to evaluate merchants, suppliers or customers must face the real threat of mistakenly acquiring customers that engage in...


Feb 15, 2017, 10:48 ET Experian wins Info Security Products Guide's 2017 Global Excellence Awards

Successfully managing fraud happens when companies stay ahead of fast-paced threats. Experian® helps businesses across the globe with this reason...


Feb 14, 2017, 06:00 ET How much of a role do finances play in divorce?

Love is not in the air for everyone on Valentine's Day — approximately 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. In a recent national survey,...


Feb 09, 2017, 08:30 ET After a tumultuous election season, can small business owners expect some certainty and stability heading into 2017?

While it is still too early to say how the Trump administration will affect small business owners, for now the outlook of lenders and business...


Feb 07, 2017, 10:30 ET In data we trust? If only that were true.

Data is being used by businesses in more ways than ever before, but they still lack trust in their data. Experian Data Quality's annual Global data...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:00 ET Consumers can now get a personalized, firm offer of credit in just a few clicks

Across all generations, from Gen Z and Millennials to Gen X, Baby Boomers, and the Silent Generation, consumers communicate and interact digitally...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:46 ET Automotive brands stay ahead of the game with Super Bowl advertising campaigns

The cost of a 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl is a cool $5 million this year. This begs the question: Do brands that pay for this prime...


Jan 26, 2017, 18:01 ET Experian included in Gartner's 2016 Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection

With an ever-expanding vendor landscape to choose from, it helps to have expert insight and knowledge to make the most informed decision. Gartner's...


Jan 19, 2017, 06:00 ET If your financial outlook for the next four years is positive, you're not alone

While there is much discussion about how Americans' lives will be affected by national changes ahead, a survey by Experian found that when it comes...


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...