Retail Banking Insights

Three Alternative Lending Sources for Small Businesses

Alternative lending is a growing phenomenon.

Alternative lending has grown in popularity as small businesses look for financing. Here are three alternative options that offer huge potential rewards.

Move Past Secrets to Real Identity Verification

Account Takeover Protection for Online and Mobile Banking

Prior to the burst of social media sharing, little known facts about our lives were widely used for authentication before we were permitted access to sensitive information. For example, if someone called a retail bank to check a balance or question a DDA fee, she would provide identifying information for herself and her account, and [Read More...]

Alternative Data You Can “Take to the Bank” to Help Improve Performance

Alternative data tools help your bank meet today's big challenges.

Retail banks have faced a number of key challenges in recent years. By using alternative data, you can face these challenges head on.

Equifax Participates at BAI Retail Delivery 2014

BAI Retail Delivery 2014

Stop by Equifax’s exhibit #4121 at this year’s BAI Retail Delivery, November 12-14, 2014, to discover solutions that can help you grow your DDA portfolio.

Millennial Credit Card Customers, Part 2: Connecting With a New Breed of Credit User

Millennial credit card customers prefer to manage their accounts online rather than through paper statements.

In part two of this series, we explore what it is that millennials truly want out of their credit offers and services.

Thwarting True Name Fraud Like Never Before

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Identity theft impacts over 15 million US consumers a year, at a cost to businesses of over $50 billion annually. Many of us are worried about our identities being stolen. Can more be done to protect the consumer? Absolutely. More also needs to be done to protect businesses from fraud and theft based on identity [Read More...]

Property Valuation, Risk Mitigation and Earning Customer Confidence

With mortgage rates still near historic lows and the shift to a purchase market, it is more important than ever for lenders to qualify borrowers appropriately.

In order to improve loan quality, lenders should evaluate a borrower’s potential undisclosed debt and determine the appropriate valuation for the property.

Marketing Credit Cards to Millennials, Part 1: Playing by Their Rules

To market credit cards effectively to millennials, you need to understand their concerns about credit.

By using trended data, you can market to millennials on the terms that are most appealing to them.

Financial Institutions: Third Party Vendors

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Financial institutions increasingly rely on third party vendors to help them achieve their growth and efficiency initiatives.  Banks, insurance companies, and specialty finance organizations look to third-party expertise and specialization as the cost of doing business and consumer demand for innovation grows.  Regulators are increasing scrutiny as well.  A recent article from Mortgage Compliance Magazine [Read More...]