Quarterly U.S. Economic and Credit Trends from Equifax – Credit Card Activity Remains Strong and Steady

As part of our new quarterly series, U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook, Equifax is sharing fresh insights and information about current economic conditions. We hope this regular update can help you optimize performance, growth and profitability across all areas of your business by giving you a fresh, current snapshot of the economy and key [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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

Disrupting the Global Market with Equifax Ignite

Equifax today announced the global launch of its powerful analytics portfolio, Equifax Ignite™. Available now in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and in Australia in the fall, Equifax Ignite challenges the traditional “one size fits all approach” with an innovative suite of solutions that provides fast, configurable and actionable data to solve our clients’ most [Read More…]

What’s the big secret? Neural networks decoded.

Advanced analytics, machine learning and logistical regression – traditional methods used to calculate credit scores today. Enter deep neural networks, the mysterious black box that was once thought uninterpretable. While modern techniques such as this promise more accurate results, the challenge was in interpreting the results in order to maintain regulatory compliance. In a recent [Read More…]

Webinar On Demand: Q1 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook from Equifax

Available now: Q1 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook webinar. Equifax is proud to introduce a new quarterly webinar series aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with economic and consumer credit trends from across the U.S. Listen now as Chief Economist Amy Crews Cutts delivers insights that can help drive strategic growth at [Read More…]