Financial Services - Bankcard, Auto, Mortgage

A diagnosis for data governance — Informed preparation is the best medicine

This is the second post in a three-part series. Imagine the circumstances of a traveler coming to a never before visited culture. The opportunity is the new sights, cuisine and cultural experiences. Among the risks is the not before experienced pathogens and the strength of the overall health...read more

Banking in the 21st Century

Opening a new consumer checking account in the 21st century should be simple and easy to understand as a customer right?  Unfortunately, not all banks have 21st century systems or processes reflecting the fact that negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) accounts, or checking accounts, were introduced...read more

Brighter customer engagement for utilities

Smart meters have made possible new services for customers, such as automated budget assistance and bill management tools, energy use notifications, and "smart pricing" and demand response programs. It is estimated that more than 50 million smart meters have been deployed as of July 2014. Utilities...read more

Experian announces comarket agreement for Baker Hill Advisor product with MainStreet Technologies’ Loan Loss Analyzer

A new comarketing agreement for MainStreet Technologies’ (MST) Loan Loss Analyzer product with Experian Decision Analytics’ Baker Hill Advisor®product will provide the banking industry with a comprehensive, automated loan-management offering. The combined products provide banks greater confidence...read more

Peeling the layers of today’s pricing

I began this blog series asking the question “How can banks offer such low rates?” Exploring the relationship of pricing in an environment where we have a normalized. I outlined a simplistic view of loan pricing as:  + Interest Income + Non-Interest Income Cost of Funds Non-Interest Expense Risk...read more

Homeowners are borrowing again, as HELOC lending increased 27 percent in Q2 2014

Experian–Oliver Wyman data reports $120 billion in new home-equity credit loans in past year; Q2 2014 saw new mortgage originations totaling $292 billionMortgage origination volumes saw an increase of 15 percent in Q2 2014. Home-equity line of credit (HELOC) lending saw the biggest gains, according...read more

Auto Lending Naysayers Are Neglecting Key Facts

This is the first of a two part blog about the state of auto lending in the U.S. In 2014, auto lending has received increased media attention.  Unlike other forms of consumer lending, auto lending has been booming.  This lending has powered spending and has been an important driver of the economic...read more

What your lenders want in a lending process – but may not say to you.

A recent industry survey was published that called out the number one reason that lenders were dissatisfied or willing to go to another financial institution (and take their book of business with them) was not compensation.  While, compensation is often thought of as the number one driver for this...read more

What Apple Pay Means for Banks' Mobile Dreams

Cherian Abraham, our mobile commerce and payments consultant, recently wrote about the future of mobile banking in regards to the Apple Pay news out this week. The below article originally appeared in American Banker and is an edited version of his blog post. Editor's note: A version of this post...read more

The couch and the fitness device – your next branch

Note: As we wrap our 3-part blog coverage of the American Banker webinar, “What’s next for mobile banking?”, we focus on the comments from  Cherian Abraham and a great question on wearable devices.   Experian - What's Next for Mobile Banking from Experian Decision Analytics It is amazing to me as...read more