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Four steps to creating the ideal prospecting list.

At Experian, we frequently get asked by clients how they can get bigger mailing list that open new markets and reach more people. But bigger isn’t necessarily better, and it doesn’t always translate to a higher return on your marketing investment. Instead of just increasing volume, let’s consider a...read more

Building your bankcard acquisitions analytical toolkit

“Do more with less” is a pervasive and familiar mantra nowadays as lenders seek to make smarter and more precise lending decisions while expertly balancing growth objectives and tightened budgets.  And lest we forget, banks must also consider the latest regulations and increased regulatory scrutiny...read more

The cost of financial regulation…and now what?

The Wall Street Journal just recently posted an article that mentioned the cost of the financial regulations for some of the largest banks.  Within the article it is staggering to see the cost of the financial crisis and also to see how so much of this could have been minimized by sound banking...read more

BloombergTV: Preventing Corporate Account Takeover

Experian’s fraud prevention and identity management business helps clients combat the global fraud epidemic costing businesses hundreds of billions of dollars every year. Ori Eisen, founder of the 41st Parameter, a part of Experian, and Frank Abagnale Jr. talk to Bloomberg TV about the major new...read more

Protecting yourself from fraudulent account takeovers

Your password is weak, whether you use 40 random characters or your dog’s name. With so many large data breaches leading to hundreds of millions of compromised credentials and payment cards in the past two years, it's no surprise that e-commerce account takeover attempts have grown dramatically in...read more

How mobile is transforming the banking industry and the fraud concerns with it, a Q&A with Mike Gross

Mike Gross is the director of risk strategy and professional services at 41st Parameter and has more than 10 years of experience in financial services fraud prevention and risk management. At 41st Parameter, Mike is responsible for identifying banking, ecommerce, and travel industry trends,...read more

The impact of the revived HELOC trend

  Residential real estate lending was the leading component of the Great Recession of 2007-2009.  Could it happen again?  Let’s analyze our Intelliview data  to see where U.S. lending trends are headed with HELOCs. A large portion of Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) were originated from 2004...read more

The World Cup of Fraud

The World Cup of Fraud By David Britton The World Cup “kicks” off this week in Brazil and is a tremendous business opportunity for merchants around the world to sell merchandise, apps, tickets and even the caxirola - this year’s version of the Vuvuzela. This opens the doors for cross-border business...read more

Apple in Payments: Bluetooth Edition

Apple held its annual developers conference last week to showcase its new features within iOS8. One area that still needs clarification is Apple’s intent for mobile payments. Cherian Abraham, Experian Decision Analytics mobile payments analyst, shares what he thinks Apple might look to do in the...read more

Lessons from the Indy 500 for auto lenders

Living just outside of Indianapolis, I can tell you that the month of May is all about "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the Indy 500.  The four horsemen of the apocalypse could be in town, but if those horses are not sponsored by Andretti Racing or Pennzoil – forget about it.  This year the race...read more