Experian Honored With Achievement in Consumer Education Award

National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators recognizes Experian at the 2010 annual conference

Jun 22, 2010, 09:00 ET from Experian

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian®, the global information services company, was honored at the National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA) annual conference with an Achievement in Consumer Education (ACE) award. The award recognizes Experian's commitment to providing consumers with exceptional financial literacy education programs and materials. This year's award highlighted Experian's educational outreach through Web-enabled technologies, specifically celebrating two new video series, Credit 101 and the Funny Truth About Credit.

"NACAA is extremely pleased to honor Experian with this year's ACE award," said Elizabeth Owen, executive director, NACAA. "The company's dedication to providing consumers with informative, interactive and easy-to-understand financial literacy materials is outstanding, and the Funny Truth About Credit video series infuses a humor element to better capture interest in learning about credit."

"We are honored to receive this year's ACE award," said Maxine Sweet, vice president of education, Experian. "Experian's education program is committed to helping people understand their credit so that they can be better equipped to make wise financial decisions. On behalf of Experian, I would like to thank NACAA for recognizing our company with this prestigious award."

The NACAA ACE awards are given each year at the organization's annual conference. Entries are judged on the quality of text and design, effectiveness of message, accuracy and usefulness of information, creativity, value to the community and program results.

Experian has been committed to helping consumers manage their finances for more than 15 years. By offering multimedia materials and a wide array of products designed to help manage credit, Experian provides consumers with the educational resources they need. More information about Experian's educational materials can be found at http://www.experian.com/credit-education.

About Experian

Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2010, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.

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