Credit Bureau

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Banks step up checks on debtors

Credit history checks by banks at the National Credit Bureau (NCB) almost tripled during the first quarter in a sign that lenders have become more prudent as bad loans rise amid the gloomy economy.Credit checks aimed at reviewing credit of debtors reached ... [Published Bangkok Post - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

UBS: Banks made loss of EUR 18 million in 2013

BELGRADE - Veroljub Dugalic, secretary general at the Association of Serbian Banks (UBS), said on Thursday that banks made a loss of EUR 18 million in 2013.Presenting the latest report by the UBS credit bureau, Dugalic said that the end of year data indicated ... [Published Tanjug - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

CBN Director Calls Financial Support For Women To Enthrone Gender Equality

Mrs Losi Juma, a director in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has called for financial support for women to enthrone gender equality.Juma made the appeal at a meeting of NECA’s Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW) on Thursday in Lagos.She said that ... [Published Leadership - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

THIS JUST IN: Equifax Sued by ‘God’

As a refresher, why do we do this column in PRNewser?At PRNewser, we love the random , listicles and ancillary research. However, we’ve noticed certain stories trending in the news recently: crap that just can’t be grouped with anything else other than, ... [Published Media Bistro - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Credit bureau denies medical info

The Consumer Profile Bureau (CPB) has denied having the medical status of consumers on its records."I categorically state that CPB has never accepted and does not carry medical account information," CEO Marina Short said in a statement on Thursday.On ... [Published The New Age Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Protect yourself from credit fraud

In that type of identity theft, a crook uses your Social Security number and other personal information to open credit accounts in your name. If it happens to you, it’s worth considering credit monitoring, along with a security freeze or fraud alert. ... [Published Consumer Reports - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

UAE Banks Federation held its Ordinary Annual General Assembly Meeting

The meeting was chaired by His Excellency AbdulAziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the UAE Banks Federation, and attended by Federation Board members and representatives of member banks.At the meeting the UAE Banks Federation’s action plan for the coming year ... [Published CPI Financial - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Demystifying credit scores

One of the few positive outcomes of the 2008 financial crisis was that it helped shine a light on the importance of understanding and staying on top of your credit profile.Along with that heightened visibility, however, has come a great deal of confusion ... [Published Thompson Citizen - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

12 OYS: Scammers charge $9,000 on couples credit cards to fund inmate account

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Angry, violated, frustrated is how Terry Fultz said she feels after she and her husband Ralph were scammed out of nearly $9,000."They are preying on older people," Fultz said.Terry and Ralph Fultz said credit card numbers were stolen ... [Published WRDW - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Credit bureau breaches medical records regulation

JOHANNESBURG - The National Credit Regulator (NCR) issued a compliance notice to a credit bureau for keeping information about the medical status of consumers on its records."The notice requires Consumer Profile Bureau (Pty) Ltd (CPB) to remove all medical ... [Published ENCA - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fraud risk listings not cleared by amn...

Johannesburg - Consumers with fraud risk listings under the Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) are still in the dark about clearing their names as the National Credit Amendment Act left them out in the cold when it gave amnesty to other ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Credit market in Kazakhstan

16.04.2014 10:54Growth rates of Kazakhstan’s retail credit sector are outpacing those of the corporate sector. As experts of the first credit bureau note, this positive trend started in the month of February, after the adjustment of the exchange rate ... [Published Kazakh TV - Apr 16 2014]

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"It is good that banks are liquid at any moment. On the other hand, excessive liquidity is also bad, as much money lies dormant and has not been invested through loans" Dugalic said
"This information is also printed when an official death certificate is requested from the department of home affairs" Short said
...Regulator (NCR) has issued a compliance notice to a credit bureau for keeping information about the medical status of consumers on its records. ";The notice requires Consumer ..."
"A limited ability to estimate spend behavior for goods and services that a business or consumer purchases has previously been available. A financial institution can, for example, simply monitor the balances of its own customers' accounts. When a credit balance is lowered, the financial institution could then assume that the corresponding customer now has greater purchasing power. However, it is often difficult to confirm whether the lowered balance is the result of a balance transfer to another account. Such balance transfers represent no increase in the customer's capacity to spend, and so this simple model of customer behavior has its flaws."

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Banks step up checks on debtors [Published Bangkok Post - 7 hours ago]
UBS: Banks made loss of EUR 18 million in 2013 [Published Tanjug - 8 hours ago]
CBN Director Calls Financial Support For Women ... [Published Leadership - 8 hours ago]
THIS JUST IN: Equifax Sued by ‘God’ [Published Media Bistro - 10 hours ago]
Credit bureau denies medical info [Published The New Age Online - 11 hours ago]
SAPA - FINANCE-CPB [Published Namibia Press Agency - 11 hours ago]
LETTER: More barriers to rental market [Published Financial Mail - 14 hours ago]
US auto unit of Experian launches lender tool [Published Individual.com - 14 hours ago]
Protect yourself from credit fraud [Published Consumer Reports - 15 hours ago]
Credit Bureaus Erase medical data CPB told [Published Big News Network - 15 hours ago]
CPB: Statement by the Consumer Profile Bureau, ... [Published Polity.org.za - 16 hours ago]
UAE Banks Federation held its Ordinary Annual G... [Published CPI Financial - 19 hours ago]
Patent Issued for Using Commercial Share of Wal... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 19 hours ago]
2014 showing great promise: Al Ghurair [Published Emirates247 - 22 hours ago]
Annual Free Credit Report [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
UBF holds Annual General Assembly meeting [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 16 2014]
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) | GM to seek c... [Published Jutia Group - Apr 16 2014]
12 OYS: Scammers charge $9,000 on couples credi... [Published WRDW - Apr 16 2014]
UAE Banks Federation approves action plan [Published Khaleej Times - Apr 16 2014]
Credit 101 – the ins and outs of a credit history [Published Red Deer Express - Apr 16 2014]
UAE Banks Federation AGM approves action plan f... [Published Gulf News - Apr 16 2014]
UAE Banks Federation holds its Ordinary Annual ... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 16 2014]
Credit bureau breaches medical records regulation [Published ENCA - Apr 16 2014]
SAPA - FINANCE-NCR [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 16 2014]
Demystifying credit scores [Published Thompson Citizen - Apr 16 2014]
How to deal with 4 million ‘vanished’ credit pr... [Published HR Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
Credit amnesty and the property market [Published Biz Community - Apr 16 2014]
Fraud risk listings not cleared by amn... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 16 2014]
Credit market in Kazakhstan [Published Kazakh TV - Apr 16 2014]
How to increase your credit score [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
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The Major Cyber Events You Might Have Missed [Published HackRead - Apr 14 2014]
The most happening events in cyber world that makes every web savvy thrilled and compel to think ahead of cyber crime are compiled here. The stories that you might missed can be again revealed with sincere efforts. So let us look over them! Microsoft ...
Businesses face rising political pressure from ... [Published Security - Infoworld - Apr 07 2014]
The data breaches like the one at Target and more recently a unit of credit bureau Experian are fueling consumer protection efforts that could have an impact on business. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission urged Congress to pass national breach ...
Is Bigger [Data] Better? [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Apr 07 2014]
> Posted by Sonja E. Kelly, Fellow, CFI Big data is sexy. It’s new, it’s hip, and we’re only beginning to explore its uses for increasing financial inclusion. McKinsey calls it “the next frontier,” CGAP puts it in its “trends to watch” category, ...
Fact-Checking Experian’s Talking Points [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 06 2014]
In the wake of long-overdue media attention to revelations that a business unit of credit bureau Experian sold consumer personal data directly to an online service that catered to identity thieves, Experian is rightfully trying to explain its side of ...
Fact-Checking Experian’s Talking Points [Published Krebs on Security - Apr 06 2014]
In the wake of long-overdue media attention to revelations that a business unit of credit bureau  Experian   sold consumer personal data directly to an online service that catered to identity thieves , Experian is rightfully trying to explain its side ...
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