affordability

Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the Inter...

Posted on May 18 2016 by
Connected devices, smart phones or tablets, are no longer the only things with an internet connection.  There's now a vast number of other consumer products, including cars, heart monitors, and clothing, also linked to the...

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Fraud increases by a fifth in one year...

Posted on May 11 2016 by
The overall fraud rate during Q1-2016 continued to grow reaching 54 in 10,000 - compared to 45 in 10,000 during Q1-2015 - spurred on by fraudsters focusing their efforts on current accounts and credit cards. Our latest Fraud...

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Driving change: how modern consumers are challenging the sta...

Posted on Mar 15 2016 by
The automotive industry is evolving, and consumers are the ones in the driving seat. But don’t panic – what’s good for them is, ultimately, good for everyone. Especially those in car finance. Triangles of plastic bunting...

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Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parent...

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by
Many from the Millennial generation have learnt from their parents' mistakes when it comes to their finances, it has emerged. New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of...

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Helping Consumers to Make Responsible Credit Choices...

Posted on Jan 21 2016 by
Helping consumers to make good credit choices is a win-win. While the benefits for consumers and lenders are clear, helping consumers make the best credit choices requires a certain amount of thought, not to mention...

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Affordability: An approach that pre-qualifies customers is b...

Posted on Nov 24 2015 by
Oh, the perennial childhood optimism of writing to Santa Claus for that big Christmas present... The advice from Mum and Dad was often ‘don’t get your hopes up’, but imagine if we could have been pre-qualified for...

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Smooth the Journey to Car Ownership with Clear Directions...

Posted on Sep 02 2015 by
  Andrew Ballard, Principal Consultant, Experian Automotive The SMMT reported that a whopping 872,000 new vehicle registrations took place in the first quarter of 2015, including over 9,000 ultra low emission...

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New industry body will highlight the cost of fraud in the UK...

Posted on Jul 08 2015 by
A new industry body has been set up to highlight the cost of fraud to UK businesses, charities and the public. The UK Fraud Cost Measurement Committee will seek to revive and enhance the government’s previous Annual Fraud...

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Current accounts become number one fraud target...

Posted on Jul 02 2015 by
For the first time, current accounts have become the most targeted financial product by fraudsters. At least 89 in every 10,000 applications for a current account are being made by an imposter, according to our analysis. The...

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