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(VIDEO) Data Will Get Linked Up In 2017, Experian's Danaher Says

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.09.2016 | Technology
Andy Plesser

MIAMI -- For a modern advertiser, it's a thorny problem. These days, your customers are reachable on all manner of different screens and devices tha...

5 Simple Ways To Keep The Elderly Safe From Identity Theft

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.16.2016 | Fifty

The number of elderly victims of identity theft increased from 2.1 million in 2012 to 2.6 million in 2014, according to the Department of Justice. The...

(VIDEO) Agencies Want TV Operators To Stop 'Hoarding' Ad Data: GroupM, Publicis & IPG Execs Explain

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.11.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

Ad agencies know that old-style TV measurement panels are not sufficient to support the addressable TV future. The problem is, TV platform operators ...

(VIDEO) Expense, Difficulty Are Misconceptions About Addressable TV: Experian's Danaher

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Andy Plesser

Now that television networks finally have personally identifiable information about their viewers from over-the-top services, they're better able to s...

(VIDEO) Tru Optik Goes Over The Top To Track Media Consumption Of 500 Million People

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.05.2016 | Technology
Andy Plesser

For brands and media companies that want to reach audiences like Millennials, multicultural households and homes with kids, over-the-top is "becoming ...

(VIDEO) Experian Looking To 'Unite The Nations' In Cross-Channel Targeting, Measurement

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology
Andy Plesser

In less than two decades, Experian has evolved from a direct marketing provider with roots in snail mail and email to a big player in cross-channel so...

(VIDEO) DISH, Experian Will Chart Future Of Addressable Advertising At Beet.TV Leadership Event

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.20.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

Not quite a decade ago, Experian was an integral player in the first test of addressable television advertising. Now, brand marketers are asking the i...

(VIDEO) Advertisers Can Pool Their Data In Nascent Experian/Neustar Offering

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.05.2016 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -The term "paid plus co-op sort of mentality" could well describe a mountain commune, but it's an understated way of explaining the huge dat...

ID Theft: Not If, But When

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 02.19.2017 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

With identity theft, it's not a matter of if, but a matter of when it will happen to you. And when it does, fast action by you, the victim, can stop the thieves in their tracks and help you recover your credit health sooner.

(VIDEO) Experian Gearing to Launch Connected Addressable TV Platform

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Andy Plesser

"This has really been the year of addressable TV. We've done literally triple the amount of work compared to 2014," according to Experian addressable...

(VIDEO) Experian is the 'Hub' for Addressable TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Andy Plesser

Data and technology provider Experian Marketing Services is the "hub" for the growth of addressable advertising.  It has arrangements with marketers ...

Building a Fraud-Free Family

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

The Internet has increased the risk of financial fraud for young and old consumers, but thieves still work by phone and mail. Monitor credit data and make sure loved ones know how to keep their financial data safe.

Experian Breach Exposes 15 Million T-Mobile Customers, Applicants' Information: What You Need to Know | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business

If you've applied for a T-Mobile phone plan within the past two years, there's a high chance your information may have been breached by Experian -- one of the three major credit bureaus.

The #1 Number to Know For Small Businesses Seeking Financing

Jim Salters | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Jim Salters

Many small business owners begin their search for capital by seeking out financing options. However, they might be skipping an important step: knowing their business' credit score.

What to do if Someone Files a False Tax Return in Your Name

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Few things cause more concern than a letter in the mail from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Though the agency sends out letters or notices for many reasons, identity theft is one of the fastest-growing issues for the IRS.

A First-Year Money-Management Guide for the New College Grad

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.20.2016 | Money
Jason Alderman

As the nation's full retirement age edges closer to 70, it means a 22-year-old college graduate has nearly 50 years to save and invest. That's why solid money habits built early can make an enormous difference, even for young people who can't afford to put away more than a few dollars a week at the start.

3 Things People With Bad Credit Need To Know | Posted 06.29.2015 | Money

It's not the end of the world if you have bad credit. Actually, millions of Americans have credit that's rated below average. While it's not something you might be proud of, it's important to know that there are some ways to make it better.

Debt and the Deceased: How Should Spouses and Heirs Proceed?

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.01.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Anyone can die leaving debt behind. Spouses and families should help prepare or revise estate plans to address current credit issues and create an action plan for the possibility of remaining debt after the borrower dies.

Big Changes Coming To Your Credit Reports: What You Need To Know | Posted 05.18.2015 | Money

Your credit reports are going through a major overhaul, and it's one that will help consumers. These credit bureau changes will take time to implement, but it's a nice change to go with the revamped FICO scores we saw last year.

We Know the Deep Freeze This Winter But What About a Security Freeze?

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 05.03.2015 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

If you are looking for a way to be extra vigilant against identity theft or if you've been a victim of identity theft, you may want to consider freezing your credit with each of the three major credit bureaus.

Hunter Stuart

Lots Of Credit Reports Have Mistakes. But Good Luck Getting Yours Fixed. | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business

Erica Alvarez’s life was turned upside down in 2011, when a handful of overdue hospital bills showed up on her credit report. Interest rates for her...

Women in Business: Q&A with Barbara Rivera, President and General Manager of Public-Sector Business at Experian

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Barbara Rivera is the President and General Manager of Public-Sector Business at Experian. Rivera drives strategy and execution across Experian's publ...

Protecting You From Credit Report Errors, Unreliable Scores

Pamela Banks | Posted 06.14.2014 | Business
Pamela Banks

Aleta from Mena, Arkansas, has had a hard time getting a decent rate on a car loan all because of a mistake on her credit report. The problem started...

How to Fix Errors on a Credit Report

Clark Howard | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Clark Howard

Did you hear about the woman who sued Equifax for $18 million because they wouldn't fix errors on her credit report even after she diligently stayed on top of them for two years?

It's Not You, It's Your Credit Score: 7 Ways to Improve It in 2013

Adam Levin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

Rather than viewing a credit profile as manifestation of one's ability to manage money, I prefer to think of it as a self-awareness tool, and self-awareness is an attractive quality. So how self-aware are you when it comes to your credit?