Thursday Dec 5
A brief history of the big 3 credit bureaus
Where is your free market spirit? Sure, the three credit bureaus may seem frustrating at times.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Auto loan delinquencies rise along with originations
The auto loan delinquency rate - the ratio of borrowers 60 days or more delinquent on their auto loans - increased to 1.04 percent in the third quarter of this year.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Post Your Own Reply
One of the chilling aspects is that just by searching for cars online, even if you haven't registered on a website, data brokers -- including the likes of Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian, which recently confirmed a massive data breach at a subsidiary -- are not only seeing that information, but likely adding it to records that include your real ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Some news on SAPTG, the South African Property Transfer Guide
Tivvit Solutions has now made it possible for an estate agent to check a prospective buyer's credit report with the approval of the buyer, anywhere and anytime through the new SAPTG TransUnion Full Integration feature, which also enables an estate agent to trace contact information of property owners.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
LexisNexis bid of $180M for TLO was cut off, transcript shows
A transcript from the 20-hour bankruptcy auction of Boca Raton-based tech company TLO LLC shows that LexisNexis was preparing to offer $180 million for the company - but bidding was cut off before that bid could be made.
The new subprime loan magnet: Your car
The financial crisis underscored the risks of lending to borrowers with imperfect credit, but those lessons haven't scared off investors.
Nearly Half of Americans Fearful of Becoming Victim of ID Theft This Holiday Shopping Season
With just a few days until Black Friday and Cyber Monday, many Americans are making their lists, checking them twice, and preparing to head online and to the shopping malls to find the best deals and the best gifts for this holiday season.
TransUnion: Auto Loan Delinquencies Rise on Both Quarterly and Yearly Basis
The delinquency rate, though, is well below the Q3 average of 1.22% observed between 2007 and 2013.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
As economy improves, home deliquency rates decline, report says
The number of homeowners seriously behind on their mortgage payments continues to decline as the economy has improved, according to published report Sunday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The week that was: Deck the halls with credit card slips
The consumer credit monitoring firm TransUnion says people ran up $131 billion on their bank credit cards last December, by far the most of any month, and by New Year's Day, consumers had about $845 billion in outstanding revolving debt.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
LexisNexis challenges TransUnion's $154M bid for Boca Raton company
Database giant LexisNexis is challenging the results of a 20-hour bankruptcy auction for Boca Raton-based tech company TLO LLC. The auction resulted in a $154 million winning bid by major credit bureau TransUnion.
TransUnion gets court approval to buy TLO
November 22, 2013 - TLO, LLC , a leading data solutions provider specializing in custom, scalable investigative and risk management tools for due diligence, threat assessment, identity authentication, fraud prevention, and debt recovery, today announced that it has obtained Court approval for the acquisition of TLO by TransUnion, a global leader in ... (more)
Customer Interaction Solutions
Court Approves TransUnion's Bid to Acquire TLO
TransUnion announced today that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida has approved its bid to acquire TLO, a leading company in the risk information and analytics industry based in Boca Raton, Fla.
This Week In Credit Card News--Late Payments Rise, Retailers Will Push Deals To Connect You
Head into the mall this holiday season, and you won't just be bombarded by 50% off signs or two-for-one deals.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Holiday shoppers' credit card bill: $131 billion
Retailers call it Black Friday. But consumers might do well to think of it instead as Red Friday - the start of a shopping bonanza that's sure to end in some $131 billion worth of credit card charges.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Belleville News Democrat
Daily business briefing: Credit card delinquency falling
Although more Americans fell behind on their credit card payments in the third quarter, the national late-payment rate remained close to its lowest level in six years, credit reporting agency TransUnion said Wednesday.
Consumers gaining control of credit card spending
Consumers are getting better at managing credit card debt , according to TransUnion, one of the big three credit reporting agencies in the U.S. Both credit card delinquency and the average credit card debt per borrower was down year-over-year in the third quarter of 2013.
TransUnion: Q3 Report Demonstrates Consumers Managing Their Credit Card Relationships Effectively
The credit card delinquency rate dropped to 1.36% in Q3 2013, down 14 basis points from the 1.50% reading in Q3 2012.
TransUnion Survey: Healthcare Cost Transparency Major Factor in...
This survey is the second in a series of TransUnion Healthcare reports that will look at patient billing experiences.
The Miami Herald
News Summary: Average credit card debt dips in 3Q
UNTIMELY PAYMENTS: Credit reporting agency TransUnion says more U.S. borrowers fell behind on their credit card payments in the third quarter, when many consumers traditionally hit stores for back-to-school needs.