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  • Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, which have credit data for more than 200 million Americans, will also pay $6 million to the states for consumer education and other costs. The accord expands upon their March 9 agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to improve how they interact with consumers. Stuart Pratt, president of the Consumer Data...

  • Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the pact that Equifax, Experian and TransUnion struck with attorneys general in 31 states. "I am pleased that our agreement brings about reforms that will provide for more effective dealings and better communication between consumers and the credit reporting agencies," said Alabama Attorney General Luther...

  • In the Wireless& Cashless module provided as part of Money& Markets Extra for the week ending Saturday, May 9, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the only bank using Zumigo's credit card fraud protection services so far is Wells Fargo. Ever had your credit card go on a tour of Europe while you were at home in the U.S.? It also scoops up credit history data...

  • May 12- Signs of growth in Latin America helped push shares in Experian Plc, the world's biggest consumer credit checking agency, higher on Tuesday even though its full-year profits were hit by foreign currency moves. The company said Latin America showed good progress despite the subdued economy in Brazil, helping it report a 3 percent rise in revenue from...

  • May 12- Experian Plc, the world's biggest credit data company, reported a 4 percent fall in pretax profit, below analysts' expectations, hurt by the weakness of the Brazilian real and other adverse foreign exchange moves. Revenue for the period rose less than 1 percent as Experian continued to witness sluggish growth in Latin America, particularly in Brazil.

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- One in 10 American adults have no credit history, and 8 percent are considered "unscorable" by major credit reporting agencies, a survey released on Tuesday showed. Blacks, Hispanics and low-income community residents are most likely to be among the 26 million U.S. adults absent from the credit reporting system and the 19 million with...

  • UPDATE 1-Credit bureau TransUnion files for IPO Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 7:33 AM ET

    March 31- TransUnion, one of the largest credit bureaus in the United States, filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering of common stock. The company, whose competitors include Equifax Inc and Experian Plc, sells credit reports to lenders which use the data to assess the credit worthiness of borrowers. TransUnion filed for an IPO in 2011...

  • Wow! They need my credit score for that? Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
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    A look at eight areas where a so-so credit score—anything under 720—can impact how you'll pay, or whether you get to "play" at all.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- As a Citibank customer, I have been receiving my credit score on my statements since January. In the past year, however, more than 60 million Americans suddenly were able to get either their FICO score, provided by the Fair Isaac Corp, or their VantageScore, from a system developed by TransUnion Corp. Among the other financial institutions giving out...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Feb. 9, 2015.

    U.S. stocks turned higher on Wednesday, amid continued focus on developments in Greece's negotiations with the euro zone finance ministers.

  • Wall Street jittery ahead of crucial Greek bailout talks Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
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    U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Wednesday, ahead of a crucial meeting of European finance ministers to discuss Greece's bailout.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- TransUnion Corp, one of the largest credit bureaus in the US, has revived plans for an IPO that could raise up to US $1 bn this year, sources told IFR on Tuesday. Before it was bought, TransUnion had been prepping a US $325 m listing led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. The news comes as rival credit...

  • Why you should care about the Anthem breach Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 11:53 AM ET
    Anthem Health Insurance facility on February 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    As many as 80 million records from insurance company Anthem may have been compromised. How to handle the aftermath.

  • These errors could be costing you money Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 9:30 AM ET

    When was the last time you looked at your credit report? For one-third of Americans, the answer is "never." But that's an expensive misstep.

  • Guess which stores have the worst credit cards? Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
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    Don't be so quick to turn down that store credit card offer. Some can offer more valuable rewards than the best cash-back cards.

  • Market on track for strong week; wary of Ebola news Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks head into Friday on track for the best weekly performance in 22 months, yet new Ebola fears and other geopolitical headlines could be wild cards.

  • Earnings set to drive markets again Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 5:55 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Earnings news will take center stage Wednesday after another day of strong stock market gains cemented the view that the worst is over.

  • Earnings set to take markets' center stage Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:29 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Earnings news will take center stage Wednesday after another day of strong stock market gains cemented the view that the worst is over.

  • Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET
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    Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

  • After-hours buzz: Facebook, AT&T, Gilead & more Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 5:15 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Facebook, AT&T, Gilead & more.