Alternative Credit Data Insights

Clarity Services, a part of Experian, offers you an extensive library of whitepapers, reports, infographics, videos, case studies, and more about alternative credit data developed by our knowledgeable experts. Use these resources to find answers to complex business problems and gain insights into the fast moving world of subprime credit data.

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    Auto Lenders Drive Down Early Payment Default with Alternative Credit Data

Auto Lenders Drive Down Early Payment Default with Alternative Credit Data

Identifying the consumers who are most likely to become delinquent or default on their loans, is the plight of every lender.

How do you

Reduce risk?
Approve more applicants?
Increase revenue?

In a recent case study of four lenders Clarity applied an innovative solution to more than 180,000 historical

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    Webinar: Optimizing the Usage of Alternative Credit Data in Auto Finance

Webinar: Optimizing the Usage of Alternative Credit Data in Auto Finance

A webinar on auto finance. Recorded January 15, 2019
Step into the future of customer acquisition and put the data to work for you!
The drive to approve as many consumers as possible and boost revenue can leave auto lenders vulnerable to fraud or default. Augmenting a traditional credit report

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How to Unmask a Fraud Ring

Clarity’s fraud team exercises round-the-clock vigilance by utilizing the subprime credit industry’s largest database. Below are the details of one example of how Clarity works with clients for industry-leading security against fraud.
Fraud Ring Moniker: Excel Vision Capital

Modus Operandi: Listing “Excel,” “Vision” or “Capital” as employers on applications, among

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    Lending Risks in Today’s Alternative Financial Services Market

Lending Risks in Today’s Alternative Financial Services Market

The Subprime Population is Broad and Diverse

Given the variability of the subprime consumer population, individuals seeking alternative financial services each carry their own unique history. But accessing a more complete view can be a challenge.
In this piece, we explore some of the challenges lenders encounter while looking to

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Millennial Lending: Adulthood Means More Personal Debt

There’s one fact about millennials that may be lost upon most, except for an increasing amount of lenders: all members from the generation known for college debt are now officially adults.

That’s according to Pew Research Center, which uses 1996 as the cut-off year of birth defining the generation.

Moneylenders may

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The Evolution of Credit-Risk Evaluation

These days, the predictive nature of the best data available in approving loans can have an immediate impact on a lender’s business. The underwriting process has changed quite a bit throughout the past decade. The better lenders understand why that is, the more you might grasp what moves to

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How to Think About First-Party Fraud

First-party fraud may feature multiple forms of deception which vary in sophistication, but it often begins with a basic premise – with applicants who simply present themselves as the borrower. They use their own identity, or parts of their identity, with the intent to defraud for financial gain. In

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