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Experian Business Information

Are you always the last one to know?

October 07, 2011 by ann.skibicki

In my personal life, sometimes Ifeel like I am the last one to know about major life changing events that impact my family or friends. If it wasn’t for social media sites, how else would I have known that Jack and Jill are now separated and that...

How is my commercial credit score calculated?

October 03, 2011 by Peter Bolin

When consulting with our clients, one of the most frequent questions I get is how much impact does each variable have on the Intelliscore Plus Score? Today, I will attempt to answer this question, without giving away our “secret sauce”. Variables...

The company looked good on the surface

September 22, 2011 by John Krickus

A credit score is looking to the future . Sometimes I will receive a question about a score, because on the surface the company looks good, but its credit score is in the high risk range.

Hidden business owner liabilities add to your “waste line” rather than your bottom line

September 19, 2011 by Greg Carmean

Some good friends of mine are on a new “low carb” diet and have been getting really impressive results. Now I find myself constantly checking food to make sure I don’t get too many of the dreaded “net carbs.” Too many, and my waistline will suffer.

Why aren’t your accounts paying you promptly?

September 14, 2011 by Gary Stockton

Periodic evaluation of your accounts’ payment behavior may help mitigate your financial risk. One good way to review your portfolio is to compare how your accounts are paying you vs. how they pay others. First, take a look at the average number of...

Get back to business

September 12, 2011 by Mary Ann Strout

The kids are back to school. Now it’s time for you to get back to business and focus on building what’s best for growing your small business, including a good business credit rating.

Tired of all the Bad News?

September 09, 2011 by Dan Meder

I’m tired of all the bad news. Seriously. Every day it seems like it’s something different. We get a brief ray of sunshine, and we feel good for a few minutes, then its right back to feeling bad again. Like today… for those of us who are in the...

Demystifying Experian’s Days Beyond Terms (DBT)

September 02, 2011 by marykathryn.jarcy

In recent posts I’ve written about the database where Experian data resides and the matching engine that brings it together. Now, I’d like to write about one of the data elements that resides on the database and is seen on all of Experian’s...

Business Names: What’s in a name?

August 24, 2011 by Al Duckworth

In my last post, I mentioned Corporate Registrations and Fictitious Business Name filings as sources Experian leverages for discovering linkage relationships. Today, I’d like to expand a bit on the different types of names that may be associated to...

Does one size really fit all?

August 22, 2011 by John Krickus

One of the challenges in developing credit scores for more than 25 million businesses in the U.S. is accounting for the differences. After all, statistical scoring started in order to avoid making time consuming decisions on each new account...