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Skip Tracing

Skip tracing defines the techniques and products used to locate people. In the ARM context, debt collectors are trying to find debtors that are not reachable using contact information on hand.

Most ARM companies use the services of skip tracing vendors who furnish access to massive databases of consumer contact information mined from public records, credit reports, and many other sources.

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Big Shifts in Debt by Age: A Very Literal Interpretation of Knowing Your Debtor

A recent credit report study from TransUnion found that the composition of loans that people typically carry has materially changed for both the youngest and oldest segments of the population during the last decade. Not only did economic forces prompt change, but general demographic shifts have changed the composition of outstanding credit among different age groups in the U.S.

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LocateSmarter Selects Neustar for Consumer Identity Verification

LocateSmarter, a cloud-based data delivery platform, today announced its partnership with Neustar. Through this relationship, LocateSmarter is offering Neustar’s Multi-Point Identity Confidence solution as part of its Priority Phone Scoring feature, which returns a numerical score reflecting the strength of a consumer’s association with any given phone number.