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How poor money skills destroy career options for undergrads

By Frank Conway

As the college examination period fast approaches, now is the perfect time to look at a major global issue that can have a significant life impact for every student. 695 more words

Financial Education

Facial recognition software promises 'passport match' for product applications

Equifax has launched a document verifier solution to provide faster identity authentication for financial product applications using facial recognition.

The solution, it says, can verify whether an applicant is genuine in a matter of seconds by comparing a live image of the applicant with a photograph of their passport or driving licence, both taken on a smartphone or webcam enabled device. 291 more words

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Using AI And Deep Learning To Improve Consumer Access To Credit

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and neural networks-based deep learning are concepts that have recently come to dominate venture capital funding, startup formation, promotion and exits and policy discussions. 1,421 more words

AI

Experian Fined $3M, Accused Of Misleading Consumers About Usefulness Of Credit Scores

Two months after federal regulators fined two of the nation’s largest credit reporting agencies — Equifax and TransUnion — $23 million for misleading consumers about the cost and usefulness of credit monitoring services, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced a $3 million settlement with Experian over allegations that the credit agency misled consumers about the usefulness of the credit scores available for purchase. 376 more words

Financial Products

What goes behind your Credit Score?

A credit score is primarily based on credit report information, typically 
from one of the three major credit bureaus, Experian, TransUnion and 
Equifax.   Since lenders or banks lend only against your creditworthiness, 
it does makes sense for you to know what factors determine your credit 
score. 440 more words
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Credit Reports Soon Won't Include Some Tax Lien, Civil Judgment Data

Millions of consumers could soon see their FICO credit scores increase as the three credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — take another step to overhaul their systems by excluding certain negative information related to tax liens and civil judgments from credit reports. 432 more words

Financial Products

Some Like It Easy: An Awesome Offer for Us

Since I imagine many of you are new to/ have never really participated in the rewards card game, today I wanted to highlight a new card that just came out at the end of last year. 264 more words

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