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White Paper: Comprehensive Data and Insights that Drive Smarter SMB Lending

Get a Big Picture View of Small Businesses Commercial payment performance data can help provide information on how a business is paying its financial obligations, but it only paints part of the picture. To grow and thrive small businesses need access to capital and resources to help sustain their operations and increase revenue. Click on [Read More…]

Infographic: Delivering Value from Comprehensive Data

Enhanced Data Fuels Insights that Drive Smarter Lending By supplementing traditional financial performance data with expanded configurable data, you can increase predictability and drive smarter lending. The Commercial Financial Network (CFN) results in an expanded view of capital. Access records on over $165B of outstanding small business credit obligations to help improve decision quality. Click [Read More…]

Register Now: Q2 Economic and Credit Trends from Equifax

It’s almost time for the Q2 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook from Equifax. This quarterly webinar series is aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with economic and consumer credit trends from across the U.S. Register Now Join Equifax Thursday, May 25 2017 at 1:00 pm ET as Chief Economist Amy Crews Cutts [Read More…]

The House of Representatives Votes “Yes” on American Health Care Act

The House of Representatives Votes “Yes” on American Health Care Act The Trump Administration and the Republican Party have consistently identified the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as a top priority. One of President Trump’s first actions after being sworn in was to issue an Executive Order urging relevant agencies and [Read More…]

In Luxury Auto, Dealers Must Be Data-driven

The dealership is no longer a consumer’s first stop when researching an auto purchase. While the test drive remains essential, most consumers begin their search online, drastically cutting down on the time they have historically spent looking around showrooms. All signs point to a period in time, not far off, where consumers can buy their [Read More…]

U.S. Economy is Looking Up, as Improvement Continues Through 2017

Having a basic understanding of current economic conditions can help you make smarter, more strategic decisions about your business. You can benchmark your performance against national markets and trends. You can better forecast your book of business. You can even boost your business agility by monitoring shifts in your industry, or the broader economy. For [Read More…]

Last Chance to Register for “Walking the Tightrope: Striking the Balance between Fraud Prevention and User Experience”

Today is the final day to register for the Equifax and Aite Group webinar – Walking the Tightrope: Striking the Balance between Fraud Prevention and User Experience. Application fraud and account takeover are rapidly rising in the U.S., and many financial institutions (FIs) are scrambling to deploy mitigating controls. At the same time, the rising [Read More…]

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Right? Wrong.

Don’t wait to re-evaluate your analytic model It can require a lot of time, money and effort to build a sound predictive analytic model. Between the data, analytics, development, testing, validation and production, it can easily take several months. Knowing this, it makes sense to use the model for as long as possible, right? As [Read More…]

Final Reminder: Equifax and Aite Group Fraud Research – Your Input is Requested

In partnership with Equifax, Aite Group is conducting research about current fraud trends at U.S. financial institutions. We would greatly value your perspective on this important topic.   We plan to close the survey on Sunday, April 9, so please respond as soon as possible. All responses will be reported anonymously and in aggregate only. Individual [Read More…]

Walking the Tightrope: Striking the Balance Between Fraud Prevention and User Experience

Application fraud and account takeover are rapidly rising in the U.S. (a trend which promises to get worse before it gets better) and many financial institutions (FIs) are scrambling to deploy mitigating controls. At the same time, the rising bar of customer expectations is pressuring FIs to remove friction and increase functionality to create seamless [Read More…]