Recent Examples of consumer credit from the Web
The repository contained massive data sets belonging to Alteryx partner Experian, a consumer credit reporting agency that competes with Equifax and the U.S. Census Bureau, researchers said.
But this year’s hacking of Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, was unprecedented.
The issue of fraud has been highlighted recently in the news with the major breach at Equifax — in which 145.5 million consumer credit files were compromised.
Click here for more on the Bank of England’s warnings on consumer credit.
Income volatility is highest among the young and those on low incomes, and these people are typically more reliant on consumer credit.
But the bank is now at the center of concerns about the U.K. economy: extremely rapid consumer credit growth, the economic disruption caused by Brexit and the hit to incomes caused by a weak pound.
Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion—who together control consumer credit scores.
Debt management plans, offered through consumer credit counseling services for a monthly fee, usually bring reduced interest rates on credit card balances.
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