Executive Action! President Obama’s Immigration Plan

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Yesterday evening (November 20, 2014), President Obama announced his plan for executive action on immigration. In the national speech, the president outlined three areas of focus the executive action is geared to address: Increase Border Security: Provide additional resources for law enforcement personnel so that they can stem the flow of illegal crossings and speed [Read More...]

Questions are the Answer for Millennials in Auto Finance

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The next generation of car buyers is walking through showroom doors with mounds of student debt and thin credit files, making creditworthiness particularly challenging to discern. For dealers looking to better serve the swiftly growing millennial market, Equifax’s resident auto marketing expert Jenn Reid recently shared practical advice with Car Biz Today on how to help align this growing customer base with the [Read More...]

Keep Customers from Selling Themselves Short

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A common misconception in auto lending is that there’s a high propensity for customers to overstate their income. In reality, what Equifax has found is that around 25% of borrowers overstate their income while 75% actually under-report what they make. In either scenario, getting an accurate representation of employment and income data eliminates many uncertainties in the [Read More...]

A Week of Innovation and Leadership in the Used-Vehicle Industry

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The Equifax team is gearing up as the countdown begins to Used Car Week at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada November 10-14. This week-long event hosts four outstanding conferences in one: CPO: The Pre-Owned Conference – Nov. 10 & 11 SP: The SubPrime Forum – Nov. 10-12 Re3: Recovery, Repossession, [Read More...]

November Mid-Term Elections – WOTC

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As you may know, today, November 4, 2014, is voting day.  In this election cycle all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives, and 33 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate are being decided.  After these elections, Congress will return to Capitol Hill and set about nominating and confirming committee [Read More...]

Temporary Protected Status – Extensions Announced

Temporary Protected Status - Exceptions Announced

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may be designated for a foreign country when conditions temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely (among other reasons).  U.S. Citizenship and immigration Services (USCIS) may grant TPS to eligible nationals of certain countries (or parts of countries), who are already in the United States and/or eligible individuals without nationality [Read More...]

Equifax Participates at BAI Retail Delivery 2014

BAI Retail Delivery 2014

Stop by Equifax’s exhibit #4121 at this year’s BAI Retail Delivery, November 12-14, 2014, to discover solutions that can help you grow your DDA portfolio.

Webinar: How Credit Unions Can Compete More Effectively in Today’s Automotive Lending Environment

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Join CU Direct and Equifax to learn how credit unions can compete more effectively in today’s automotive lending environment.

Millennial Credit Card Customers, Part 2: Connecting With a New Breed of Credit User

Millennial credit card customers prefer to manage their accounts online rather than through paper statements.

In part two of this series, we explore what it is that millennials truly want out of their credit offers and services.