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…]

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…]

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…]

Best Practices: 3 Secrets to High-Value Customer Acquisition

In the communications and digital media industry, acquiring customers isn’t necessarily the biggest challenge. It’s finding and keeping the high-value customers that becomes difficult — and getting them on board requires more than just offering the best pricing. It requires honing in on data, analytics, and insights that can help predict who your best customers [Read More…]

Discover New Ways to Mitigate Risk at the TRMA Conference for Telecommunications and Utilities

Telecommunications Risk Management Association (TRMA) Conference – September 19-20, 2017 Credit and risk professionals in the telecommunications, pay TV and utility industries convene twice a year at a collaborative conference for members of the Telecommunications Risk Management Association (TRMA). Similar to Equifax, the goal of the TRMA is to help reduce risk, fraud and uncollectibles. [Read More…]

Facial Matching Offers More Stepped-Up Identity Authentication

As fraudulent attempts increase during account openings and applicants grow less patient with invasive anti-fraud techniques, organizations must find a balance by using various combinations of tools based on the risk each scenario presents. Depending on results of early, frictionless assessments, an organization can use a risk-based platform to determine which additional fraud prevention technique [Read More…]

OTT Flaunts a Whopping 98% Ad Engagement

Advertising via OTT Platforms can be More Effective than Traditional TV Advertising When consumers can view the TV shows and movies they want, at the time they want, it’s no surprise that streaming digital video on desktop and mobile devices continues to rise. With over-the-top (OTT) viewing growing in popularity, it makes perfect sense that [Read More…]