Webinar: Register Now for The Impact of Digital Transformation on Customer Experience: Are you leaving money on the table?

Join Equifax Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm ET as Hrishi Talwar, VP of Digital Identity and Mobile Products at Equifax, and guest speaker Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian, Principal Analyst at Forrester discuss integrated digital experiences within the banking and lending space. Device technology is increasingly more pervasive – connected cars, programmable homes, and interactive voice [Read More…]

Gauging U.S. Recession Risk: New White Paper Available from Equifax

A question frequently asked is when the U.S. might enter into a recession. To help separate fact from fiction, Amy Crews Cutts, senior vice president and chief economist at Equifax and Gunnar Blix, deputy chief economist, walk us through some of the concerns surrounding the timing of recessions in a new white paper. VIEW WHITE [Read More…]

Insights that Drive Commercial Card Approvals

Are you a financial institution looking to grow your commercial credit card business?  Focusing on this market makes a lot of sense, especially with recent growth rates around 9%.  Small businesses in particular represent great opportunity for cards because these customers want fast, cost-effective financing options and the approval process for loans and lines of [Read More…]

Communications and Utility Providers – Expand Your Market by Expanding Your View

Communications and Utility Service Providers Can Expand Their Market by Expanding Their View Here’s a quick quiz for service providers in the communications, pay TV and utility industries: You’re assessing the credit risk of new applicants and need access to the most complete view of their payment profile. You can: a) rely on your internal [Read More…]

New White Paper Available from Equifax – Gauging U.S. Recession Risk

Equifax has published a new white paper – Gauging U.S. Recession Risk. Written by Amy Crews Cutts, senior vice president and chief economist at Equifax and Gunnar Blix, deputy chief economist, this white paper walks through some of the concerns surrounding the timing of recessions. Key topics covered include: Up and Down Cycles Consumers Doing [Read More…]

Northeastern Utility Credit and Collection Conference Attendees Gain Clarity on Credit Bureau Reporting Requirements

The 2017 Northeastern Utility Credit and Collection (NEUCC) conference will be held at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 11-13. Each year professionals from utility service providers attend the event to network and gain useful information about advanced collection strategies, regulatory news and related topics. This year Equifax will be presenting “The Fundamentals [Read More…]

3 Letters from the IRS Your Organization Can’t Ignore

The failure of the Senate’s “skinny repeal” bill signaled what many employers were waiting to hear definitively: the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay, at least for now. If your organization had previously been playing “wait and see” regarding your reporting obligations, now is the time to comply with the ACA or face [Read More…]

Baby Boomer Wallets are Exploding: Over $320,000 in Average Assets per Household

Which generation controls over 46% of all U.S. invested assets? You guessed it: Baby Boomers. Boomers, born 1946-1964, have benefited hugely from the rising stock market. In fact, at almost $320,000, their average assets per Baby Boomer household has increased over $85,000 in the last five years and is over 24% higher than the mean [Read More…]

Baby Boomer Finances are Looking Fine for Communications Promotions: Income Up 15% in Five Years

For communications providers, marketing to consumers that have their finances in-check can help boost long-term ROI. Baby Boomers, born 1946-1964, fit that description fairly well with many Baby Boomer households having high total income, higher than average discretionary spending, and diminishing outstanding credit. Our latest infographic provides a look at how Boomer wallets have changed [Read More…]