Webinar Summary: Income and Employment Verifications and FCRA

In our recent webinar, Montserrat Miller, a partner with the Privacy and Consumer Regulatory practice group at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, explained how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) applies to verifications of employment and income. The webinar also addressed how employment verification services work generally, and discussed The Work Number® services as an example. [Read More…]

Reemployment Bulletin: The Six Month Question

Despite over five million open jobs, the average job seeker remains unemployed over six months and over one third of unemployment insurance claimants are still exhausting all of their benefits, often at six months, without landing a job. This is costly for employers and job seekers alike.  The average claim against an employer’s unemployment account [Read More…]

Equifax Announces Agreement to Acquire Barnett Associates, Inc.

ATLANTA (July 11, 2016) – Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) (‘Equifax’) announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire unemployment tax and claims management specialists Barnett Associates, Inc. (‘Barnett’), as well as the Verify Job Systems (VJS) verifications business. The transaction is subject to satisfaction of customary conditions with closing anticipated to occur in late [Read More…]

Webinar: Income and Employment Verifications and FCRA

Register for our upcoming webinar, “Income and Employment Verifications, Legal Compliance, and Employer Peace of Mind.” Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Fee: Free Duration: 1 hour Join us to learn how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates verifications provided by a [Read More…]

Webinar Summary: Brent Gow of Starbucks – Spring Cleaning for Your Unemployment Accounts

In our recent webinar, Brent Gow of Starbucks discussed key action items to consider in coming months to make sure your SUI rates are as low as they could be. Brent is a former APA president, author, and industry veteran. He’s well known for the process steps and teamwork he’s established at Starbucks for unemployment [Read More…]

Webinar: Brent Gow of Starbucks – Spring Cleaning for Your Unemployment Accounts

Webinar: Brent Gow of Starbucks – Spring Cleaning for Your Unemployment Accounts Date: Wednesday – May 4, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM ET (11:00 AM CT) Duration: 1 hour Join us to hear from Brent Gow of Starbucks about key action items to consider in coming months to make sure your SUI rates are as low [Read More…]

Three Ways to Help a Friend Back to Work

With 2.2 M people still stuck in long term unemployment and another 6 M hoping to get back into the labor force, we all tend to know someone who’s struggling to land a job. Many of us, especially those of us in jobs that touch workforce topics, such as HR or unemployment, are expected to [Read More…]

Did You Know: Wealthy Baby Boomers – Where Do They Live?

Despite the recent focus on Millennials, Baby Boomer households (born between 1946 and 1964) represent both the largest portion of the nation’s household population (37.5%) and investable assets (45.5%). In total, they hold $14.5 trillion (yes, trillion!) in investable assets. This month, we decided to take a look at estimated average investable assets for Baby [Read More…]

We hope to see you at the NADA Convention!

Equifax is headed to the 2016 NADA convention and we hope to see you there!  At this year’s conference, we’ll be showcasing our latest insights for the automotive industry, including our Income and Employment Verification. Leveraging instant verifications from Equifax, dealers can: Improve the customer experience Reduce reliance on applicant-provided paystubs Speed up the delivery [Read More…]

Find Key Members and Help Provide the Right Message at the Right Time

If your organization is like most credit unions, then your marketing team likely finds it difficult to identify your key members and prospects, much less figure out how to appropriately meet their needs.  Even with internal analytics that are enhanced with metrics such as demographics, credit-worthiness, and income, many credit unions find it difficult to [Read More…]