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Equifax Achieves Milestone in Helping Employers Manage the Affordable Care Act

Award-winning Technology Now Facilitates ACA Compliance for Over 10 Million Employees Equifax Workforce Solutions announced that it has achieved a major milestone in Affordable Care Act (ACA) management for employers. The company’s ACA Management Platform, a software application that automates ACA administrative tasks and helps employers reduce their potential for penalties, is now used to manage compliance for over 10 million ... Read More »

Equifax in Partnership with National Independent Automotive Dealership Association

Equifax Expands NIADA Partnership to Provide Industry Insight and Consumer Auto Loan Payment Reporting Capabilities to Independent Dealers Equifax Inc. is expanding its partnership with the National Independent Automotive Dealership Association (NIADA) to support independent and Buy-Here-Pay-Here (BHPH) dealerships. For the 2015 NIADA Used Car Industry Report, Equifax provided insight on subprime auto lending trends and partnered to conduct the ... Read More »

Equifax Partners with Digital Matrix Systems

Equifax announced a Partnership with Digital Matrix Inc. to Introduce Credit Score Alternative for Auto Insurance Equifax announced a relationship with Digital Matrix Systems, Inc. (DMS) to introduce a new, innovative credit score alternative for the auto insurance industry.  The risk evaluation tool will enable insurers to reduce risk exposure, reduce acquisition costs and simplify the customer quote process. Compare.com, an auto insurance ... Read More »

Equifax, Experian, TransUnion in Settlement of US$6 m with 31 State Attorneys

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion have agreed to improve their approach to fixing mistakes on credit reports and address consumer disputes more effectively under a $6 million settlement with 31 state attorneys. The credit bureaus pledged to more closely scrutinize companies that furnish them with data and to curb the marketing of credit monitoring products to consumers who dispute information on ... Read More »

FICO, LexisNexis Risk Solutions & Equifax Joining to Generate Trusted Alternative Data Scores for Millions More Americans

FICO will use LexisNexis and Equifax alternative data to create scores for potentially 15 million unbanked and under-banked consumers FICO, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, and Equifax today described details of a pilot program currently underway.  The pilot program allows 12 of the largest credit card issuers in the U.S. to use alternative data to identify creditworthy individuals who would otherwise be ... Read More »

Equifax, Zoot Join Forces in All-In-One Mobile Banking Solution for Enhanced Decisioning

MobilityPlus allows consumers to capture a photo of their ID on their smartphone or tablet to assist in auto-filling significant portions of their application, and in a matter of seconds, it performs a search-match analysis to help authenticate the consumer’s identity, and determine whether the device in use may be associated with fraudulent activity. These processes pull in leading, knowledge-based ... Read More »

US Credit Bureaus Launch National Consumer Assistance Plan

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion Launch National Consumer Assistance Plan to Enhance Credit Report Accuracy, Consumer Experience Equifax, Experian and TransUnion announced a National Consumer Assistance Plan that will enhance their ability to collect complete and accurate consumer information and will provide consumers more transparency and a better experience interacting with credit bureaus about their credit reports. The plan was announced ... Read More »

Equifax Personal Solutions Partners with H&R Block to Address Growing Threat of Tax Identity Theft

Assists Tax Services Industry Leader in Launching New Product, Tax Identity Shield, During Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week In 2013, 1.63 million taxpayers were victims of tax identity theft according to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. In response to this increasing problem, Equifax Personal Solutions, a leading provider of credit monitoring and identity protection solutions ... Read More »

Equifax UK Introduces Segmentation Tool

Equifax UK has introduced a consumer segmentation tool so wealth and investment professionals can more accurately target consumers.  Equifax Investor Profiles groups consumers into 12 distinct and separate ‘clusters’ and is based on more than £345 billion of actual sales of life, pension and investment products data. The tool works by grouping postcodes into similar characteristics based on investment activity, household ... Read More »

Lisa Nelson Named President of Equifax Canada

Equifax announced the appointment of Lisa Nelson as president of its Canadian operations, effective January 1, 2015. Nelson replaces Carol Gray, current president of Equifax Canada, who is retiring at the end of 2014 after seven years with Equifax and over 30 years in the financial industry. Nelson joined Equifax in 2011 and is senior vice president of Enterprise Alliances ... Read More »

Equifax India Completes Acquisition of Nettpositive

Equifax India announced that it has completed the acquisition of Bangalore-based analytics and business intelligence provider Nettpositive.  Equifax India had acquired a majority interest in the company in 2012, and has finished picking up the residual stake now, the company said in a statement. The acquisition will help Equifax give a combination of data and analytics on consumer behaviour to ... Read More »

Equifax and Argus in Partnership to Launch Primary Impact™

Equifax and Argus Align to Optimize DDA Acquisition Strategies for Financial Institutions with Primary Impact™ Equifax Inc. announced at the BAI Retail Delivery conference that it has formed a strategic alliance with Argus Information and Advisory Services, a Verisk Analytics business and a leading provider of analytics, information, and solutions to consumer banks and their regulators.  The companies are excited to ... Read More »

Equifax Q3 2014 Revenue Up 7%

Equifax Inc. reported revenue from continuing operations of $613.4 million in the third quarter of 2014, a 7 percent increase from the third quarter of 2013 and a 8 percent increase in local currency.  Local currency fluctuations against the U.S. Dollar negatively impacted the revenue by $5.6 million in the third quarter of 2014. Third quarter diluted EPS from continuing ... Read More »

Equifax Canada Launches New Credit

Equifax Canada has developed a new credit score to assist lenders and the one in five applications from Canadians who currently struggle to obtain credit, auto financing or a mortgage. Score Complete” was developed for credit grantors that need to determine whether or not their customers are going to meet their financial obligations. The new score will also make it easier ... Read More »

FICO Score 9 Now Available at Equifax

Newest FICO Score now available from Equifax to help lenders improve risk management, make best decisions throughout consumer credit lifecycle FICO announced the availability of FICO® Score 9 from Equifax for lenders and other businesses. This newest version of the FICO® Score introduces a more nuanced way to assess consumer collection information, bypassing paid collection agency accounts and offering a sophisticated treatment differentiating medical from ... Read More »