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TransUnion Report Shows 2023 Credit Union Data Shifts

Data from TransUnion shows that rising interest rates have pooped the credit union account origination party. The newly released Q3 Credit Union Market Perspectives Report can be viewed here. Interestingly, borrowers continue to take advantage of existing credit lines as balances across most credit products… Read More

TransUnion TruIQ Data Enrichment to Offer Financial Institutions with Access to Pseudonymized Credit Data within Private Environments

To better equip financial institutions’ need for faster data, more control and bigger impact throughout the analytics lifecycle, TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) launched TruIQ Data Enrichment. The solution provides unlimited, on-demand access “to pseudonymized TransUnion credit data within a customer’s private environment.” TruIQ Data Enrichment includes… Read More

Synthetic Identity Fraud Growing to “Record Levels,” New Report Reveals

U.S. lender exposure to synthetic identities is nearly $3 billion; Auto loans reach $1.8 billion representing more than 60% of total exposure to synthetic identities, according to an update from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU). As origination volumes for some credit products slow, a new TransUnion  analysis… Read More

TransUnion study dives into debt consolidation techniques

A new study from TransUnion shows the measures many Americans take to rid themselves of high-interest credit card debt are but a temporary reprieve. “Debt Consolidation in a Rising Economy” describes how many turn to unsecured personal loans to consolidate their debts. Data generated between April… Read More

Gen Z Consumers Turning to Bankcards, Unsecured Personal Loans As Lenders Tighten Underwriting, Report Reveals

At the mid-point of 2023, Gen Z consumers (born between 1995 and 2005) increasingly find themselves with new access to credit products. The newly released Q2 2023 Quarterly Credit Industry Insights Report (CIIR) from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) shows “that relative to the consumer population as… Read More

TransUnion Report: Consumers Now with Negative Equity, As Loan-to-Value Ratios Rise, And Used Vehicle Values Fall

A newly released TransUnion and J.D. Power study shows that while most remain in positive equity positions, potential risk is “increasing among some consumers and lenders.” A return to a vehicle environment “closer to the pre-pandemic norm has allowed for inventories to replenish and for… Read More

TransUnion, Truework to Provide Income Verification Coverage with Robust Credit Data

Truework says sit has reached a significant milestone in their journey as they “work towards creating trust in every financial transaction.” Truework has entered into a strategic partnership with TransUnion, one of the largest information and insights companies in the world. In addition, TransUnion has… Read More

TransUnion Report: 37% Increase in Number of Property Managers Reporting Rent Payments in Past Year

More than one-third (36%) of property managers who are “aware of the practice of reporting rent payments to credit reporting agencies do so.” The finding comes from new research from the Tenant and Employment business at TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) and “represents a 37% increase from… Read More

TransUnion Introduces TruIQ Analytics Studio to Help Businesses Make Informed Decisions

One in five data and analytics decision-makers cite the inability to process big data and act on it at the speeds needed by operations, businesses and customers as a top challenge in executing their vision, according to an update from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU). To ease… Read More

TransUnion Report: Consumers Increasingly Turning to Credit, Unsecured Loans to Manage Household Budgets

The newly released Q1 2023 Quarterly Credit Industry Insights Report (CIIR) from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) shows that in this current economic climate in which inflation remains at elevated levels and interest rates have risen sharply, consumers “are increasingly turning to credit to manage their household… Read More

DeFi, Web3: TransUnion, Spring Labs, Quadrata to Deliver Credit Scoring to Blockchain

In a move that should help lenders make better, more informed decisions on credit applications submitted using blockchain technology, TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) has partnered with Spring Labs and Quadrata in order “to deliver off-chain credit scoring to DeFi and Web3 applications (internet applications based on… Read More

TransUnion, Datavant to Provide Patient Journey Insights, Measurement Solutions for Healthcare Sector

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced it is leveraging its acquisition of Neustar to expand its partnership with Datavant, which helps organizations securely connect health data, “to offer de-identified patient insights and measurement solutions for HIPAA-focused healthcare brands.” The partnership will enable Datavant’s ecosystem of partners “to… Read More

TransUnion Announces Investment in Bud to Drive Innovation in Open Banking

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) has announced a strategic investment in Bud Financial Limited, a key player focused on Open Banking and data intelligence. This dynamic partnership will “help drive innovation and growth in the personal finance market and support better outcomes for consumers, with greater financial… Read More

TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian: CFPB Slams Credit Reporting Firms as Topping the List of Complaints

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has published its annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints which is critical of the top firms in the sector, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian. The CFPB states that the three largest nationwide consumer reporting agencies (NCRAs) top the… Read More

Nearly 1 Million UK Consumers Checked Credit Score in April, Lloyds Bank Reveals

The United Kingdom’s cost of living crisis is leading to a considerable increase in consumers checking their credit score. This, according to a recent update from Lloyds Bank. Elyn Corfield, Managing Director Consumer Finance at Lloyds Bank said: “Almost 1 million people checked their credit… Read More

Transunion Appoints Amanda Rendle to its UK Board

Global information and insights provider TransUnion has reportedly appointed Amanda Rendle to its UK board as a non-executive director. Rendle brings considerable experience in marketing and communications spanning four decades, with extensive expertise in financial services. Rendle has previously led an established customer engagement program… Read More

Quadrata Launches Web3 Passport

  Quadrata, a passport network bringing the identity and compliance layer to DeFi applications on existing public blockchains, this week launched their Web3 passport. The Quadrata Passport allows network participants to build DeFi applications, expand financial services and leverage the proprietary technology to initially access… Read More

Digital Identity: Prove Integrates TransUnion TruValidate ID Verification so it Can Serve Hong Kong Residents

Prove, which offers an innovative way of proving identity by requiring only a phone number, reveals that it has integrated TransUnion’s TruValidate identity verification solution into its product offering so that it can offer a new, instant, digital identity service in Hong Kong. The launch… Read More

Financial Planning: TransUnion Survey Reveals Hong Kong Residents are Facing Financial Pressure due to COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on Hong Kong residents’ financial situation with many people now worried about whether they’ll still be able to settle their bills, according to a recent TransUnion survey report. TransUnion’s Consumer Pulse study reveals that Hong Kong consumers’… Read More

TransUnion Joins Forces With Fintech Startup Fincheck to Improve Finance Access For South African Consumers

  Global information and insights company, TransUnion, announced on Monday it has partnered with South Africa-based financial marketplace, Fincheck, to make the credit application process easier and less frustrating for consumers. According to the duo, consumers are now able to access a free TransUnion credit report… Read More

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