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2014-09-14 23:00:24

SubscriberWise CEO David Howe is recognized today as the highest achieving credit consumer since the introduction of general purpose FICO scores nearly three decades ago. Howe is the only known individual to ever obtain and document simultaneous perfect FICO 850 scores across each of the national credit repositories: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. Massillon, OH (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 SubscriberWise®, a leading provider of analytics driven subscriber decision management...

2014-09-08 20:24:23

A long list of features, including credit report alerts from all three bureaus, make this premium version of ProtectMyID® the best value available COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Another retail mega breach, followed by more uncertainty about what happens next, has prompted Experian, the global information services company, to offer its premium product for the next 30 days at more than 90 percent savings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144164 Experian will...

2014-08-29 20:22:17

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to privacy and data security, AltaMed Health Services is notifying affected individuals of a recent incident that may affect the security of their personal and protected health information. The organization learned from local law enforcement of an ongoing criminal investigation of a former AltaMed temporary employee, and other individuals unaffiliated with the organization, on suspicion of...

2014-08-25 23:11:40

Integration with Autosoft's FLEX DMS provides convenient access to credit reporting and compliance services. West Middlesex, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Autosoft, Inc., a leading national dealer solutions provider, announced today that it now offers convenient access to credit report and compliance services within its web-based FLEX F&I application. This feature is a result of a partnership between Autosoft and 700Credit, LLC, the industry leader in providing credit and compliance...

2014-08-24 23:01:14

David Howe, one of the nation’s highest achieving and informed credit consumers, shares his thoughts and concerns on consumer credit inquiries as FICO announces more favorable treatment of medical collections. Massillon, OH (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 SubscriberWise®, the nation’s largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry and a leading provider of analytics-driven subscriber risk management technology, announced today that its president is advocating...

2014-07-25 16:23:13

SAUSALITO, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To all past and current patients of Bay Area Pain Medical Associates: On May 19, 2014, the medical office of Bay Area Pain Medical Associates was broken into and many items were stolen including three desktop computers. Upon discovery the following day, the Sausalito Police Department was immediately notified and a formal police report was filed. Although all medical records were encrypted and inaccessible, we believe one Excel...

2014-07-24 08:34:59

Popular retail chain adopts cloud-based solution to streamline benefits planning and management CHARLESTON, S.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that Texas-based retail chain, ALCO Stores, Inc. has selected the Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH MARKETPLACE® to support benefits administration in response to the additional requirements imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). By...

2014-07-23 08:39:29

New My LendingTree experience provides completely free credit scores, access to monthly updates, credit score analysis and dashboard to all of a consumer's current loans in one convenient place CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today announced the launch of its all-new personalization platform, providing consumers with completely free credit scores and analysis, access to monthly updates, detailed account...

2014-07-15 08:24:08

Credito y Mas is a resource that will help U.S. Hispanics better manage their credit and financial future COSTA MESA, Calif., and NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Consumer Services-Affinity, the unit of Experian that provides credit monitoring and identity protection products as co-branding opportunities to businesses, and Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced the launch of a Spanish-language, credit-focused product...

2014-05-29 23:06:00

Vantage Integrated Production's advanced CRM automation combines with Equifax's tri-merge credit data to create true point-of-sale capabilities for lenders. Holmdel, NJ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Vantage Production, LLC, a leading innovator in customer relationship management (CRM), marketing, sales and content solutions, announced it will integrate Equifax’s consumer tri-merge credit data into its Vantage Integrated ProductionSM (VIP) platform. VIP is an all-in-one marketing, sales...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'