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August 18, 2016 Equifax Canada Reports: Delinquency Rate Up for Millennials, Seniors Adding More Debt

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 18, 2016) - (NYSE:EFX) - The delinquency rate among young millennials (18-25 years) hit 1.8 per cent in the second quarter of this year, an increase of 11.7 per cent from their 1.6 per cent rate in the second quarter of 2015. However young adults...

August 02, 2016 Equifax Debt Services Improves the Debt Recovery Process for Canadian Creditors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 2, 2016) - Creditors now have a new advantage when managing debt recovery with the release of Equifax Debt Services, a set of interconnected tools and services designed to make recovering money owed easier and more profitable. With this new solut...

May 26, 2016 Equifax Canada Reports Canadians are Acting Responsibly With Their Debt, Though Overall Debt Continues to Increase

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Overall debt and delinquency rates in Canada are changing at rates similar to what was observed over the last several quarters, according to Equifax Canada's Q1 2016 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. However, the trend is not uni...

May 19, 2016 Equifax Canada Offers Precise, Targeted Business Insights

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2016) - To help businesses uncover growth opportunities, pinpoint cost savings and effectively manage risk Equifax Canada announces the launch of Equifax Dimensions™. This suite of targeted business solutions drives out precise, detailed...

March 29, 2016 Equifax Canada Co. and Teranet Announce Strategic Partnership

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 29, 2016) - Equifax Canada Co. and Teranet Enterprises Inc. have entered into a strategic partnership in order to deliver property and RESL (Real Estate Secured Lending) insights on Canadian consumers. The two industry leaders will be working to...

March 10, 2016 Equifax Canada Reports - National Delinquency Rates Remain Low

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 10, 2016) - Following the Bank of Canada's interest rate announcement, Equifax Canada reports that delinquency rates remain at historic lows in its Q4 2015 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. When compared to the same quarter from a year ago...

March 07, 2016 New Equifax Survey Highlights That More Than Half of Canadians Have Been Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Victims

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 7, 2016) - Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. More than half of Canadians (53%) say they have been a victim of financial fraud according to an Equifax Canada survey. Additionally, new data suggest...

December 02, 2015 Equifax Canada Reports-National Delinquency Rates Decline to Their Lowest Levels Ahead of the Holidays

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2015) - On average, Canadians' ability to pay back loans has never been better, according to Equifax Canada's Q3 2015 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. The report now pegs the 90+ delinquency rate (excluding mortgages) at its lowest leve...

November 03, 2015 Many Canadians Feel Vulnerable to Identity Theft Heading Into Holiday Shopping

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 3, 2015) - Over half of Canadians (54%) say they are more concerned about identity theft today than they were a year ago according to a recent study by Equifax Canada on consumer spending habits online and in stores. Over the past 18 mont...

September 15, 2015 Equifax Canada Reports Canadian Consumer Debt Increasing but at a Slower Pace

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 15, 2015) - New data from Equifax Canada's Q2 2015 National Consumer Credit Trends Report suggests Canadians are still adding on debt, but at a slower rate. Total consumer debt is now at $1.568 trillion, driven by the installment loan and auto l...

July 20, 2015 Managing Business Risk Just Got a Lot Easier With Equifax Canada's New Online Store

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 20, 2015) - Equifax now offers business risk management solutions to small and medium enterprises through our new online store. Using Equifax's new Business Solutions Store, small and medium businesses in every corner of Canada can purchase valua...

July 13, 2015 New Equifax Service Verifies 'Smart' Devices to Reduce Fraudulent Transactions

PORTLAND, OR and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2015) - Equifax, the consumer and business insights expert, has launched Equifax Device Verifier in the UK, a service that allows businesses to protect themselves against the risk of fraudulent activity when dealing with customers...

June 29, 2015 Canada's Leading Commercial Risk Database Gets Supercharged with Small Business Banking Data

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 29, 2015) - Businesses across Canada will be able to manage risk far more effectively and make credit decisions with even greater confidence when Equifax adds bank data on small and medium businesses to its commercial database this summer. ...

June 09, 2015 Consumer Debt Still on the Rise Up More Than $120 Billion Versus Last Year

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 9, 2015) - Car lending and installment loans have contributed to the country's total consumer debt of $1.544 trillion, according to Equifax Canada's Q1 2015 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. Consumer debt increased by more than $122...

April 29, 2015 Equifax Study Suggests Providing Credit to New Immigrants Could be a Wise Investment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 29, 2015) - Equifax Canada's New Immigrants Study[1] suggests that newcomers to Canada have low credit delinquency rates and could be considered a wise investment for financial institutions. With approximately 250,000 new immigrants arr...

March 03, 2015 Equifax Canada Cautions Consumers on $1.5 Trillion Debt and Growing

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 3, 2015) - Even as current economic conditions shift, consumer appetite for new credit continues to increase and total consumer debt (including mortgages) now stands at $1.529 trillion in debt, according to Equifax Canada's Q4 2014 National Cons...

March 02, 2015 Equifax Canada's Top-10 Tips to Protect Personal Data

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 2, 2015) - As part of Fraud Prevention Month activities in March, Equifax Canada offers the following helpful tips to assist people in safeguarding their personal data and identity: Be Vigilant - If it looks too goo...

December 03, 2014 Equifax Canada Reports Consumer Debt Grows to Over $1.5 Trillion

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 3, 2014) - Heading into the holidays, Canadian consumers have yet again tipped the scales setting a new benchmark of over $1.513 trillion in debt, according to Equifax Canada's Q3 2014 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. Comparatively...

November 24, 2014 Lisa Nelson Named President of Equifax Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 24, 2014) - Consumer and business insights expert, Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced today the appointment of Lisa Nelson as president of its Canadian operations, effective January 1, 2015. Nelson replaces Carol Gray, current president of Equifax...

October 16, 2014 Equifax Canada Launches New Credit Score to Benefit Lenders and Consumers New to Credit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2014) - Equifax Canada has developed a new credit score to assist lenders and the one in five applications from Canadians who currently struggle to obtain credit, auto financing or a mortgage. Score Complete™ was developed for c...