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From property to pets, what data does Experian collect about you?

From property to pets, what data does Experian collect about you?

Experian knows a lot more than just your credit score. Here we explain what it knows, where it gets its data and how you can opt out.

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Eight ways to boost your credit score in 2021

Eight ways to boost your credit score in 2021

If you’re applying for a mortgage, a loan or even a mobile phone contract in 2021, then your credit score will be key to deciding your eligibility.

Experian Boost: now your Netflix subscription can improve your credit score

Experian Boost: now your Netflix subscription can improve your credit score

Find out how Experian's open banking tool uses your current account information - such as income, savings and media subscriptions - to boost your credit rating.

Experian told to stop sharing data without consent: five things you need to know

Experian told to stop sharing data without consent: five things you need to know

The Information Commissioner's Office says Experian has been collecting and using people's personal data without their knowledge. Here's what you should know.

From credit blacklists to the source of credit rejections: five credit report myths busted

From credit blacklists to the source of credit rejections: five credit report myths busted

As Credit Awareness Week launches, Which? looks at where people are going wrong with their credit reports and how you can look after and improve your credit score.

Equifax to include tenants’ rental payments on credit reports – can it help you get a mortgage?

Equifax to include tenants’ rental payments on credit reports – can it help you get a mortgage?

Thousands of tenants could find it easier to get onto the housing ladder and get better credit deals as Equifax includes rent in credit scores. How to be included.

Experian launches balance transfer credit limit checker – can it help you clear your debt?

Experian launches balance transfer credit limit checker – can it help you clear your debt?

Borrowers can now check what credit limit they’ll get on a 0% balance transfer card before they apply, but only with certain providers. Which? investigates.

FCA launches probe into credit report market

FCA launches probe into credit report market

The regulator has five big concerns including the quality of information on credit reports and the risks posed by Open Banking.

Surge in borrowers protecting their credit scores

Surge in borrowers protecting their credit scores

UK borrowers are increasingly using ‘soft searches’ to avoid damaging their credit score when shopping for the best deals on credit cards and loans.

Eight myths around your credit score debunked

Eight myths around your credit score debunked

Your credit score is affects whether you can take out a mortgage, loan or mobile phone contract - but a majority of us don't understand how it works.

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