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Are rent to own loans good for my credit?

Dear Readers, People often ask if rent-to-own loans help build a credit history. Unfortunately, the answer is no, because such loans are not currently reported to the credit reporting companies. What rent to own loans are With a rent-to-own home

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Deterioration of auto trades in recent vintages

February 2, 2017

There has been a lot of discussion around the auto loan market regarding delinquency rates in the past year. It is a topic Experian is asked about frequently from...

So You Think You Know Credit

September 15, 2016

Wherever you find yourself in the game of life today, your credit plays a role in the future you’ll paint for you and yours. Credit is a skill that

Can a Late Mobile Phone Payment Hurt My Credit?

August 9, 2016

Mobile phone payments can have an impact on your credit scores, but only a certain kind. Learn just what kind of impact they have.

What is a secured credit card and will it help my credit?

July 27, 2016

Dear Experian, A bank has a new credit card for those with poor credit. They say you have to put down a $300 deposit, and after that deposit they’ll...

Civil Disunion: What to Know About Your Credit When Getting a Divorce

July 1, 2016

Do you know how divorce and credit are related? Discover a few of this writer’s top tips to keep a handle on your finances during divorce proceedings.

Video: Customer Care Stories – Elizabeth

May 25, 2016

Elizabeth from Customer Care shares how her passion for helping others takes her customer service to the next level. There’s a perfect job out there for everyone. For Elizabeth,...

Do unpaid medical bills hurt your credit scores?

May 25, 2016

Do you have questions about credit? Join our live video chat every Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. ET on Periscope. Rod Griffin, Director of Public Education at Experian,...

Infographic: The Military – Credit and Your Future

May 25, 2016

When you’re a servicemember, your financial life has to plan for some unique challenges and special circumstances that relocation and redeployment can bring. Readjustments can make waves not just...

Video: Customer Care Stories – Orleana

May 20, 2016

Orleana from our Fraud Resolution group shares how, when discovering suspect activity in your credit report, connecting with a live agent can help callers recover and move on. When...

Graduates and Credit: Survey Results

May 19, 2016

For students, college may be a time they start using credit. Rank their preparedness and understanding of credit and personal finance.

Video: Customer Care Stories – Moncie

May 19, 2016

Meet Moncie from our Customer Care team, and learn why helping others is her favorite part of her role with Experian. Our Customer Care agents know firsthand how surprised...

Video: Customer Care Stories – Art

May 19, 2016

Art, with our Fraud Resolution team, joins to share the peace of mind callers share once they learn they have with a dedicated resolution specialist to work through their...

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