Regional Household Wealth Tier Breakdowns

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This month we wanted to take a closer look at estimated household wealth across the U.S.  Specifically, the map below shows the percent of households that fall into each estimated wealth tier within each region. How do regions along the east and west coasts stack up against the rest of the country?  Do regions in [Read More…]

Subprime Auto Bubble? Not Likely Say Experts

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There’s been a lot of chatter lately about a potential bubble forming as a result of subprime lending in the automotive industry. Phil LeBeau, at CNBC, recently interviewed Dennis Carlson, Deputy Chief Economist at Equifax, to get his take on the issue. Carlson and analysts at Equifax looked at data for new and used cars [Read More…]

Regions with Growing and Shrinking Household Assets

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To help ensure financial institutions are offering and promoting products and services that meet the needs of their customer bases, it is important to understand how different regions within their geographic footprints are faring financially. Additionally, market-level financial insights can help financial institutions: Locate high-growth and under-developed market areas Size the market Better assess their [Read More…]

Webinar: New Hire Notifications and Other State-Level HR Compliance Challenges

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Join us to hear from a leading labor attorney about the fast-growing number of new hire reporting and notification requirements states are imposing on employers, and how HR professionals can better manage the process of monitoring, interpreting and enforcing them. The HR compliance issues to be addressed will include: • Key legislative trends in state [Read More…]

Sound Off! Sierra-Cedar Annual HR Software Survey


The annual Sierra-Cedar survey of HR software and systems is live and ready for your response. Will your HR technology spending rise in the coming year? Is the HR function considered to be of strategic value in your organization? How are you deploying HR technology? Respond to the survey and help build the available knowledge base on [Read More…]

Webinar: CFPB’s proposed “Ability-to-Repay” Rules in Short-term Lending: The compliance implications

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Join us at this upcoming webinar to hear a well-known attorney explain the implications of rules recently proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) affecting consumer finance. The webinar will also provide information on unique data resources that can help lenders stay in compliance while managing risk and growing their business. The Consumer Financial [Read More…]

The Work Number – key tool in child support enforcement

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Bill would affirm The Work Number® as a key tool in child support enforcement efforts A bill now before the U.S. House of Representatives would ensure child support agencies have a full complement of tools to locate a delinquent parent and enforce an appropriate level for child support payment. The Child Support Assistance Act of [Read More…]

Key Graduate & Program Metrics at APSCU 2015


The Gainful Employment regulation will go into effect July 1, 2015, are your programs at risk? If you will be attending APSCU 2015 in Denver next week- Visit Equifax Verification Services at Booth #337 to learn how you may gain valuable insights into key graduate and program performance metrics and register to win an Apple Watch! TheWorkNumber® allows academic [Read More…]