Credit Bureau

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Food for Fines helps the hungry

People with late fees at the library can save their cash.The "Food for Fines" Library program allows library fines to be paid with non-perishable food items.Do you have any overdue library items?Do you have canned soup or other non-perishable food items ... [Published Lamar Daily News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Credit score can fall despite loan repayment

Traditional wisdom says repaying loan(s) helps get a good credit score. However, that may not always be true. Like in case of software professional Milind Deo. His application for a housing loan was rejected recently as his score was lower than what the ... [Published Business Standard India - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

GDS Link Enters Joint Venture to Establish Samason Credit Bureau of Cameroon

GDS Link, a global provider of customer-centric risk management, process automation and Credit Reference Bureau solutions recently established a joint venture with Samason Global in its creation of Samason Credit Bureau Cameroon Ltd. (SCBC).Established ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Feds Strengthen Identity Protection

President Obama signs executive order directing agencies to move to multi-factor authentication for transactions with citizens.5 Early Cloud Adopters In Federal Government(Click image for larger view and slideshow.)Have you heard the one about the President's ... [Published Information Week - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Equifax: US home equity revolver business grows

-- Atlanta US-based credit bureau Equifax (NYSE: EFX) said in its latest National Consumer Credit Trends Report that the total balance of new credit for revolving home equity loans year-to-date in July 2014 is USD 65.9bn. According to the firm, this is ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Equifax expands in US mortgage arena

-- Atlanta US-based credit bureau Equifax Inc (NYSE: EFX) said that ten of the top 25 of lenders in the US are using its Spectrum Verification Services Platform for mortgage loan and income verifications. Recently implemented Qualified Mortgage and Ability ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

UAE bank customer to have access to credit reports by end of year

Bank customers in the UAE will be able to access their credit reports by the end this year.The Al Etihad Credit Bureau, which finally began operations last month, has collected 98 percent of customer date from the 70 financial institutions in the UAE, ... [Published Arabian Business - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

New mobile app launched to mark 10 years of ‘SIMAH’

The Saudi Credit Bureau (SIMAH) has launched a new mobile smartphone and tablet app to mark its decade anniversary, as the 9th World Consumer Credit Reporting Conference (WCCRC) opens its doors in Dubai for the first time.With smartphones increasingly ... [Published AME Info - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

INVESTMENT: Credit health should build form the bottom

A good credit history should be on the agenda of every South African adult. It is, after all, an investment in one’s future. With a good credit rating consumers are more likely to be deemed credit worthy and therefore able to acquire important items like ... [Published Finweek - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

40 Years Ago...And now: The rise, fall and rise of credit cards

Legend has it that Frank McNamara (founder of Diners Club) forgot his wallet when he had dinner in a New York restaurant. When the bill arrived, Frank had to send his wife home to pick up the wallet and wait for her at the restaurant to settle the bill. ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Era of blacklists over, says Saudi credit chief

Factual credit information leads the way in assessing consumers’ creditworthiness which will effectively see the end of blacklists, said a top official of Saudi Credit Bureau (Simah).A recent study on payment behaviour conducted by Simah in 1,000 defaulters ... [Published Trade Arabia - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

UAE credit bureau will put loan applications in the fast lane, Standard Chartered says

Standard Chartered said its retail banking customers will not only be rewarded with better interest rates and higher borrowing limits when the country’s credit bureau goes online, but they will also get the money they want quicker.That is because StanChart ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 18 2014]

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"Many dentists perceive a dilemma in making a decision concerning operating a cash practice (no financing offered except via third party finance companies) or a credit practice (offering patients payment plans on diagnosed treatment). The dilemma they see is this: Productivity and gross production slows down when you require payment at the time of service, but the collection percentage declines and delinquency increases when you grant credit. What is the solution?"
"No active loan account or credit card also lead to your credit score dropping over a period of time" says Ranjit Punja, founder of Credit Mantri. This is because servicing loans helps you build your credit profile and get scored accordingly...
...to create, deliver and sustain this important service for the Cameroonian lending community," said Oliver Fomunung, CEO and Managing Director. "We look forward to a long and successful partnership with GDS as we formulate the identity verification, fraud detection and credit performance services we plan to offer our customers."
...Lutfi said, "In light of the GCC’s continuing economic recovery and the ongoing development of the region’s financial infrastructure, there is a need for certain precautions to be taken inin order to protect the lending sector, by providing a clear picture of credit behaviour patterns and minimising any risks to the credit market. This will help banks and financial institutions to reduce costs and lower provisions for credit losses, as well as allow individuals and companies with good credit profiles to access better loan terms and interest rates."

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Food for Fines helps the hungry [Published Lamar Daily News - 15 hours ago]
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Half of SA’s workforce unable to pay outstandin... [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - 20 hours ago]
TransUnion data - lowering underwriting risk, p... [Published FAnews - 22 hours ago]
GDS Link Enters Joint Venture to Establish Sama... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 21 2014]
Feds Strengthen Identity Protection [Published Information Week - Oct 21 2014]
Equifax: US home equity revolver business grows [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
Equifax expands in US mortgage arena [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
UAE bank customer to have access to credit repo... [Published Arabian Business - Oct 21 2014]
SIMAH launches new mobile app to mark 10 years [Published Arab News - Oct 20 2014]
Measures to protect banks key for industry$s gr... [Published Khaleej Times - Oct 20 2014]
7 Reasons Why Your Debt Repayment Plan Isn’t Wo... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 20 2014]
Banks are using your voice to fight fraud [Published JD Supra - Oct 20 2014]
Common Cents with BBB: Protect Yourself From Cy... [Published KMID - Oct 20 2014]
UAE bank customers to be granted access to thei... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 20 2014]
New mobile app launched to mark 10 years of ‘SI... [Published AME Info - Oct 20 2014]
Tajikistan holds foreign investment conference [Published Times of Central Asia - Oct 20 2014]
Al Etihad Credit Bureau CEO stresses importance... [Published WAM.ae - Oct 20 2014]
GCC credit bureaux important to boost regional ... [Published Mubasher - Oct 20 2014]
Al Etihad Credit Bureau CEO stresses importance... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 20 2014]
INVESTMENT: Credit health should build form the... [Published Finweek - Oct 20 2014]
A good credit score can build consumer wealth [Published IT-Online - Oct 20 2014]
National Debt Relief Shares Common Causes of Er... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Oct 20 2014]
Saudi Credit Bureau banks on sophisticated mech... [Published Arab News - Oct 19 2014]
Big in Brunei [Published Asia Asset Management - Oct 19 2014]
40 Years Ago...And now: The rise, fall and rise... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 19 2014]
Ulster Bank boss slams the new rules for mortgages [Published Irish Independent - Oct 19 2014]
Here's How Much Americans Owe On Mortgages In E... [Published News-Times - Oct 18 2014]
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10 Ways to Establish Financial Independence In ... [Published MyBankTracker.com - Oct 16 2014]
Achieving financial independence in your 20s is an exciting and admirable goal. But to get there, you’ll need to roar, not snore, through the next 10 years of your life. To get you charged up and put you on a firm financial foundation, we’ve compiled ...
Here's How Much Americans Owe On Mortgages In E... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 13 2014]
A mortgage is considered " good debt ," meaning it's a debt that could be considered an investment in yourself. By paying this debt, you're securing a place to live. That's not to say that a mortgage isn't serious. According to credit bureau Experian, ...
Wells Fargo Free Credit Score Promotion Not a B... [Published MyBankTracker.com - Oct 07 2014]
Wells Fargo has brought back its limited-time free credit score program once again — giving customers a peek at their credit profile. Wells Fargo isn’t the only major financial institution to offer free credit scores and tools as an enticing perk. Is ...
Grand Central: Jobless Rate Still Key to Fed’s ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Oct 03 2014]
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, October 3, 2014: Sign up for the newsletter. Highlights Hilsernath’s Take: Jobless Rate Still Key to Fed’s Timing Fed’s Dudley Says Those Who See Lax Regulatory Oversight ...
Credit Research: Are US Mortgages Recovering? [Published Banking Analytics Blog - Oct 02 2014]
The Great Recession hit the mortgage industry particularly hard in comparison to other loan types. How far along are US mortgages on the road to recovery? New FICO research offers some answers. Before I dig into the research specifics, I’ll share one ...
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Clarity Services, Inc. Releases New Study, Prof... [Published Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
Consumer Awareness of Credit Bureau Data Is Goo... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 20 2014]
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