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  • Best Practices for Fighting Synthetic Identity Fraud

    Best Practices for Fighting Synthetic Identity Fraud

    Synthetic identity fraud is a well-organized activity of fraud rings looking for ways to create and then nurture fake identities over a long period of time. Fraudsters can build a synthetic...

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  • Credit through the Ages: Where it all Began

    Credit through the Ages: Where it all Began

    Exploding volumes of data and staggering advances in analytics and technology provide financial institutions with limitless opportunities to assess and predict consumer financial behavior. This...

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  • Do Retail Store Closures Affect How Consumers Pay Their Private Label Credit Cards?

    Do Retail Store Closures Affect How Consumers Pay Their Private Label Credit Cards?

    In our changing retail landscape, many stores are closing and retail chains head into bankruptcy. Consumers who owe money on their private label credit card may wonder what it means when their...

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  • The Impact of Synthetic Identity Fraud… By the Numbers

    The Impact of Synthetic Identity Fraud… By the Numbers

    What is synthetic identity fraud? Synthetic identity fraud occurs when fraudsters create new, fictitious identities by using different components of real identities – such as a name from one...

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  • Delivering Insights that Drive More Profitable Deals

    Without proper insight into dealership behaviors, loan performance, and the competitive landscape, it’s difficult for auto lenders to assess risk and identify high-value dealers to build...

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  • Affordability: The Important Missing Detail in a Car Buying Decision

    Affordability: The Important Missing Detail in a Car Buying Decision

    By: John Giamalvo, VP, Dealer Services, Automotive Elements of the car shopping process have certainly moved upstream to the consumer over the last 25 years, and not just because of the internet....

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  • How Fraudsters Are Using Synthetic Identities

    How Fraudsters Are Using Synthetic Identities

    Pathways to Synthetic Identity Fraud Fabricated social security numbers (SSNs) and authorized user abuse are the two main pathways into synthetic identity fraud.  Fraudsters can build synthetic...

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  • J.D. Byrider uses Equifax Ignite to Increase Auto Buyer Approvals by 10 Percent

    J.D. Byrider uses Equifax Ignite to Increase Auto Buyer Approvals by 10 Percent

    When J.D. Byrider, a  leading used car sales and finance enterprise, expanded geographically and organically, they needed to better identify risk and streamline deal structures. They turned to...

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  • New Tax Cuts: Immediate Impact to Credit Expected?

    New Tax Cuts: Immediate Impact to Credit Expected?

    As economists, we study the historical impacts of natural disasters, changes in government policy or actions by central banks so that we can make an educated ‘guess’ as to how the economy might...

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  • Early Payment Performance: Changing standards?

    Early Payment Performance: Changing standards?

    Assessing early payment performance on recent vintages for key tradelines provides a good barometer for lending conditions in the current economic climate. Segmenting and analyzing tradelines by...

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  • 2017 Resource Round-Up: Insights at Your Fingertips

    2017 Resource Round-Up: Insights at Your Fingertips

    Ready access to valuable insights delivered to your inbox in 2017 Equifax shares a number of resources created to help you grow and protect your business 2017 was an eventful year across the...

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  • Household debt is creeping up. Cause for alarm? Not yet.

    Household debt is creeping up. Cause for alarm? Not yet.

    The latest U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook webinar from Equifax featured guest speaker Cristian deRitis, Senior Director at Moody’s Analytics. In addition to the customary review of recent...

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  • Webinar On Demand: The Credit Impact of Hurricanes

    Webinar On Demand: The Credit Impact of Hurricanes

    Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria wreaked havoc across the South. Banks, lenders and dealers alike are left wondering what the full impact might be on their books of business. Join Equifax and...

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  • Auto by Auto Experts: Clair Wallace

    Auto by Auto Experts: Clair Wallace

    Auto lenders and dealers want more knowledge and faster information about their markets and customers—on and off the lot so they can quickly close deals and grow their businesses. The Automotive...

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  • Webinar on Demand: Nebulous Digital Marketing Investment is Dead

    Webinar on Demand: Nebulous Digital Marketing Investment is Dead

    A thoughtful, data-driven strategy helps optimize spend—and results It’s not surprising how much companies are expected to spend on digital marketing over the next five years—$119 billion—but what...

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  • Register Now: The Credit Impact of Hurricanes

    Register Now: The Credit Impact of Hurricanes

    The Credit Impact of Hurricanes Hosted by Equifax and Moody’s Analytics December 13, 2017 at 1:00pm ET Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria wreaked havoc across the South. Banks, lenders and dealers...

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  • Webinar On Demand: Q4 U.S. Economic and Credit Trend Outlook

    Webinar On Demand: Q4 U.S. Economic and Credit Trend Outlook

    This quarterly webinar series is aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with economic and consumer credit insights from across the U.S. Join Equifax as chief economist Amy Crews Cutts...

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  • It’s Almost Here… Register Now: Q4 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook Webinar

    It’s Almost Here… Register Now: Q4 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook Webinar

    There is still time to register for the Q4 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook webinar from Equifax. This quarterly webinar series is aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with...

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  • Reach the Right Millennials Through Their Devices

    Reach the Right Millennials Through Their Devices

    After a long day of work, it is unlikely that you will find Millennials standing around reading their mail the way that Boomers might. In fact, many Millennials don’t even check their mailboxes...

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  • Auto by Auto Experts: Tammy Kaverman

    Auto by Auto Experts: Tammy Kaverman

    Auto lenders and dealers want more knowledge and faster information about their markets and customers—on and off the lot so they can quickly close deals and grow their businesses. The Automotive...

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