Costa Mesa, Calif., April 26, 2010 — Experian®, the global information services company, and CreditCards.com today announced that they will co-host a live, interactive, online town-hall discussion of credit reporting and scoring. The event will feature Rod Griffin, Experian’s director of public education, and Daniel P. Ray, editor in chief for CreditCards.com.
Consumers are invited to participate by submitting questions, responding to real-time polls and viewing the live streaming video.
Event date: May 6, 2010, at 2 p.m. Eastern time
Event location: http://www.creditcards.com/AskExperian
“Experian has a long history of making consumer education a top priority,” said Griffin. “Hosting a town hall with CreditCards.com gives us a terrific opportunity to directly reach their extensive reader base and answer some of their most pressing questions.”
“Educating consumers is a common goal for CreditCards.com and Experian. For consumers, understanding the role of credit reporting companies and how to read your credit report is fundamental,” said Elisabeth DeMarse, president and CEO of CreditCards.com. “We’re thrilled to bring Experian’s expertise to a wider audience of knowledge-hungry consumers.”
Consumers may submit their questions in advance at http://www.creditcards.com/AskExperian or by posting questions on Twitter using the hashtag #AskExperian.
For more credit information, consumers can visit http://www.experian.com/credit-education.
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CreditCards.com is the leading online credit card marketplace connecting consumers with multiple credit card issuers. CreditCards.com, (http://www.creditcards.com), enables consumers to search for, compare and apply for credit cards and offers credit card advice, news, statistics and tools. In 2009, more than 12 million consumers used CreditCards.com to make smart choices about credit cards. CreditCards.com was recently named a “Best Site for Managing Your Credit” by MSN Money.
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.
Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2009, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.
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