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.

How Lenders Can Navigate Risk in the ‘Big Fraud’ Era

Fraud and Credit Risk
While fraud and credit risk are two distinct factors that can be intellectually distinguished with ease, measuring the difference in practice can be tricky. That’s due, in part, to the fact that both have overlapping risk in common.

When a loan reaches first payment default, at

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Online Loan Usage Infographic

Understanding consumer behavior and preferences are vital in providing the services they need. This infographic highlights trends in the online loan market, including loan volume, value of loans, market shifts and demographic information—including who has the most overall debt.

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    Online or Storefront Lending: Where are Subprime Borrowers Getting Their Money?

Online or Storefront Lending: Where are Subprime Borrowers Getting Their Money?

When was the last time you called your bank to inquire on your account balances? Or used a phone book to find a local handyman? Most of us understand that the world no longer functions this way. The management of our daily lives, including nearly every transaction we perform,

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    Generational Divide: How Age Affects the Preferences and Trends of Alternative Financial Services Users

Generational Divide: How Age Affects the Preferences and Trends of Alternative Financial Services Users

The more lenders know about their customers, the better equipped they are to align those consumers with the most relevant products and services.

In the alternative financial services (AFS) market, demographic data is essential to help define who consumers are, including the average age of borrowers, the type of credit

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2018 Alternative Financial Services Lending Trends

It’s finally here! Clarity’s 2018 Alternative Financial Services Lending Trends Report examines subprime borrower behavior and trends with valuable industry insights.

Relationships matter! Existing customers represented 37 percent of the 2017 loan market, but they opened more than half of the loans in 2017.
Being in the right place counts!

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How to Combat Online Lending Fraud

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. But when you’re conducting business online, the eyes and every other fragment of identity is concealed. The “hidden” nature of the online environment makes it a breeding ground for fraud.

Fraud in all its forms is so pervasive in

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    How Debit Activity Can Benefit Lenders in a Cashless Society

How Debit Activity Can Benefit Lenders in a Cashless Society

More lenders are accepting non-traditional credit data as part of their best practices. With nearly half the American population carrying a subprime credit score, rent-to-own companies, online installment, storefronts and others are embracing new tools to intelligently navigate a market that has been largely overlooked.

With an eye toward the

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In the Fight Against Fraud, How’s Your Data Doing?

Fraudsters work around the clock. Your fraud prevention measures should too. Fraud prevention is a primary concern for any business in the lending industry. The growth of digital and mobile technologies makes it increasingly difficult to determine who is on the other end of a transaction.

A lender’s risk is

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