Alternative Data: A Fair Credit System For All?

Can alternative data repair the way that millions of Americans can finally get the credit they deserve? For over 92 million Americans, either because they have thin credit or are credit invisible, not having an ability to attain credit is a harsh reality. Thin credit means 4 of less items on one’s credit report, whereas being credit invisible means that they have no credit history.

The role of alternative data, information that hasn’t traditionally been used to calculate credit scores, may be the path forward. Learn more in the visual deep dive below.

Equifax expands access to credit with alternative data

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2019.

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