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2013-01-31 23:02:54

Councils Encourages Consumers And Payday Lenders To Be More Vigilant Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 The Identity Theft Council is warning of a troubling increase in the exploitation of payday lending loopholes by identity thieves. According to the Council, because many payday lenders don´t run credit checks with the three main consumer credit bureaus — Equifax, Experian, and Transunion — before granting credit, identity thieves are increasingly turning to...

2013-01-31 08:27:44

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of consumers with subprime credit scores is shrinking across the country, according to new data from Equifax. The total number of consumers with Equifax credit scores below 620 fell 2.1%, or by about 1 million consumers, in the third quarter of 2012 versus the third quarter of 2011. The overall share of consumers with Equifax credit scores under 620 fell by 0.7% (from 25.9% to 25.2%) during that same period. (Logo:...

2013-01-24 08:38:38

ATLANTA and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax, a global leader in consumer and commercial data and workforce information solutions, and Reputation.com, a world leader in consumer data protection, announced today that Equifax will include Reputation.com's online personal data monitoring and removal technology within its subscription-based credit monitoring and identity theft protection products for consumers. (Logo:...

2013-01-10 12:26:31

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax today has announced a partnership with DocuSign, the global standard for eSignature, to make it easier, faster, and more secure for individuals and businesses to electronically sign and submit an essential mortgage lending Internal Revenue Service's Requests for Transcript of Tax Return form, known as the "4506-T." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060224/CLF037LOGO ) The companies will help the IRS streamline...

2012-12-28 16:21:15

ATLANTA, Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced the completion of the acquisition of certain business assets and the operations of CSC Credit Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) following satisfaction of all closing conditions of the asset purchase agreement. Equifax announced on December 3 that it entered into a definitive purchase agreement with respect to this acquisition. (Logo:...

2012-12-27 08:23:43

ATLANTA, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jan. 1 is just around the corner, meaning it's time to start thinking about resolutions for the new year, and for many, that involves better money management. As 2013 approaches, Equifax is sharing tips to help take control of your finances, including your credit, in the coming year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060224/CLF037LOGO) One of the most important ways to become empowered financially is to reduce debt. First, get honest with...

2012-12-20 08:20:28

ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Equifax's latest National Consumer Credit Trends Report,<s> </s>consumer credit originated year-to-date through September 2012 has increased nearly 30% to $675 billion from $523 billion during the same timeframe in 2010. Comparatively, credit originations today are below the 2006-2007 pre-recession levels of about $1 trillion by about one-third. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060224/CLF037LOGO) Of note, balances...

2012-12-19 12:26:18

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE: FICO), the leading provider of predictive analytics and decision management technology, today announced the availability of FICO(®) Small Business Scoring Service(SM) (SBSS(SM)) solution version 7.0, which brings expanded data and analytics to small business lending. This new version of the small business scoring solution enables small business credit grantors to assess credit risk, comply with regulatory requirements, and...

2012-12-10 16:22:26

ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced that Lee Adrean, Chief Financial Officer and Jeff Dodge, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations will meet with investors in several U.S. cities December 11-13. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060224/CLF037LOGO ) Dodge will discuss the company's financial profile and strategy for leveraging its unique data assets, technology and analytics leadership and innovative solutions to drive growth with...

2012-12-08 05:02:29

Valuation services and lending technology firm reinvents automated valuation and examination software Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 StreetLinks Lender Solutions LLC, announced today the launch of its new Automated Examination and Valuation Division and its innovative suite of Quality Examination (QX) products. StreetLinks QX is a comprehensive, multiple component collateral review utility. ValueComp, the automated valuation component, uses technology to systemically replicate...