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Key Graduate & Program Metrics at APSCU 2015

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The Gainful Employment regulation will go into effect July 1, 2015, are your programs at risk? If you will be attending APSCU 2015 in Denver next week- Visit Equifax Verification Services at Booth #337 to learn how you may gain valuable insights into key graduate and program performance metrics and register to win an Apple Watch! TheWorkNumber® allows academic [Read More…]

Challenged with combating fake paystubs?

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The challenge of combatting fake paystubs has become an increasing reality for lenders – more so for some than others, depending on the type of lending. Recently, an investigative reporter, Aaron Diamant with WSB-TV Channel 2 Action News in Atlanta, went undercover to see just how easily he could get his hands on fake paystubs [Read More…]

Graduate Outcome Metrics at APSCU 2015

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Join Equifax Verification Services in Denver at APSCU 2015 where we will be highlighting our latest insights solutions that equip educational institutions with the data and analytics required to assess programmatic outcomes and inform key stakeholders on key performance metrics. Stop by Booth #337 to learn more and register to win an Apple Watch! Equifax [Read More…]

Educational Institutions Concerned – New GE Rule and Verifications

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Attendees at a recent webinar discussing the Department of Education’s new “Gainful Employment (GE)” rules expressed concern and apprehension over the new set of GE rules expected to take effect as of July 1st 2015, and the need they create for employment verifications. The majority of attendees indicted that they lack the data they need [Read More…]

Child Support Assistance Act 2015: ‘Bill H.R. 2091′ Introduced

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What is the Child Support Assistance Act of 2015? The Child Support Assistance Act of 2015, introduced in the United States House of Representatives as bill H.R. 2091 on April 29, 2015, is an effort to help state and local child support enforcement agencies (Agencies) aid families in collecting child support payments. Equifax has strongly [Read More…]

Employment Verifications, I-9 Compliance, and Gordmans – Upcoming Webinar

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If only you could instantly match your payroll data to your I-9s to identify missing I-9s, you could give a big boost to your Form I-9 compliance. Well, you can. In fact, Gordmans did just that and will talk about it at an upcoming webinar. The national retailer harnessed The Work Number® as a compliance [Read More…]

CFPB Proposes “Ability-to-Repay” Rules in Lending

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on March 26th, 2015 it was considering rules that impact short-term and long-term financing by requiring lenders to take steps to make sure consumers can repay loans. The guidance notes the following: “The CFPB recognizes consumers’ need for affordable credit, but is concerned that the practices associated with [Read More…]

Webinar: Credit Unions and the HELOC Landscape

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Event: Credit Unions and the HELOC Landscape Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Registration Link:  http://consumer.equifax.com/LP=1585 According to the latest Equifax National Consumer Credit Trends Report, U.S. consumer appetite for home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) is increasing. More than 1.2 million new HELOCs were opened in 2014, a 15.8% increase over [Read More…]

Online Lending Best Practices

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The online lending marketplace is a rapidly evolving environment that will continue to grow and change.  Online marketplaces are transforming the way in which lending transactions take place, creating value for both lenders and borrowers alike.  But just like traditional lending practices, this new era of lending is accompanied by challenges that can’t be ignored. [Read More…]

Visit Equifax at the AACC Annual Convention

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Join Equifax at the AACC 2015 Annual Convention – April 18-21 in San Antonio, TX and learn how we can help provide educational institutions with graduate outcome metrics based on objective and verified data that identifies graduate and program performance. The Gainful Employment regulation will go into effect July 1, 2015. Are your programs at [Read More…]