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…]

Five Tips for Better B2B Prospecting Using Salesforce®

Ever had a commercial prospecting campaign fall flat, despite having a relevant message and a competitive offer? It happens, and many times, the culprit is data. If using B2B prospecting lists purchased from third-party providers, or simply mining your Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data for new prospects, it can be challenging to optimize that data [Read More…]

CA & VT Send ACA Subsidy Notifications, Federal Next?

Recently, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) State-Based Healthcare Marketplaces in California, Covered California, and Vermont, Vermont Health Connect, sent ACA subsidy notifications for 2017 open enrollment to employers, joining the marketplaces of Connecticut, Minnesota and Washington who have also sent notifications. Equifax obtained copies of these newly-sent ACA subsidy notifications, which you may view here [Read More…]

When Marketing, Sales, Credit and Collections are not in Lock Step the Risk of Something Going Wrong Increases

BusinessConnect helps departments work better together to minimize risk  There’s a right way to do things, and then there’s real life. In a perfect world, it makes sense for marketing, sales, credit and collections teams to constantly collaborate and work from the same customer data files and customer relationship management (CRM) system. With your key [Read More…]

Tap Into a Deeper Source of Small Business Data that Provides Greater Insights to Drive Hidden Opportunities on Small Businesses…and Feel Good Doing It.

Without question, financial service providers need access to the most comprehensive information possible when working with business customers. This is important since most U.S. businesses are small to mid-sized firms, some of which have little to no business credit profile, and many simply won’t survive beyond five years. Additional data can help you understand their [Read More…]

CBA Live 2017: Visit Equifax at Booth 56!

Ready to drive growth and better protect your business? We’ll show you how at CBA Live! April 3 – 5, 2017 at the Gaylord Texan, Dallas, TX Equifax booth # 56 You’ve known for years that Equifax helps your business mitigate risk. In fact, we’ve been known primarily as a credit reporting agency, helping U.S. [Read More…]

Approve More Business Customers

How machine-learning technology can provide insights that drive growth with less risk Soaring increases in computing volume and available data are transforming how financial institutions use and apply risk-based analytics. Traditional logistic regression models [think: everyone above the line is approved and everyone below is declined] are giving way to progressive, non-linear neural networks that [Read More…]

Want the Secret to Approving More Loans for Small Business Customers?

It involves a new type of credit risk modeling called NeuroDecision™ Technology Is your organization working to strengthen its current small business lending strategy? Are you searching for expanded financial insight to help approve more loans for small business customers? Is small business growth a priority for your organization in 2017? If you answered “yes” [Read More…]

ACA Filing Tips: What Does this IRS Error Mean?

It’s once again ACA filing season! HR and benefits professionals know that when preparing to transmit forms to the IRS – through the IRS ACA Information Return (AIR) System or through a technology vendor – it’s important to understand common IRS transmission error messages, plus what they mean to help remedy the problem. A better [Read More…]