Expanding Access to Credit With Alternative Data

It’s an unfair game to so many people that either have thin credit or lack the information needed for traditional credit reports. Fear not, for there is hope – Equifax is developing methods to expand access to credit using alternative data to help consumers with thin credit profiles or those who are credit invisible. Learn more in the following infographic.

How to Get Your First Credit Card

Having a credit card can have its perks and advantages. If you’re looking to get your first credit card, this visual guide will show you how to get started with your credit card application process and give you surefire tips for successfully getting your first card.

Home Office Deductions for Streamers

As self-employed individuals, gamers/streamers can write off certain expenses that are deemed necessary for their business. But since gaming is a very specific niche, figuring out the appropriate set of deductions can be a little tricky. However, as a streamer, you can claim a deduction for the home office on your income tax return. Additional details are included in the following infographic.

The Ultimate Guide to All Types of Life Insurance Policies

In the event that you become disabled or pass away, your family or dependents can be protected from financial hardships. During these times, life insurance can help cover the expenses for most accidents, natural causes of death, and certain illnesses, depending on the type of insurance you sign up for. However, there are several factors that you need to consider before buying.

What is Legal Funding?

What is legal funding all about? Legal funding, such as auto accident settlement funding, is a risk-free cash advance that can be provided to injured plaintiffs throughout the litigation process who expect financial recovery. Unlike a loan, there is no risk of plaintiffs going into debt as the monetary lien is on their case and not the plain

Tax Filing 101 for U.S. Expats Living Abroad

If you’re an American citizen living abroad, you still have to pay your taxes to the U.S. government. The following infographic highlights the basics of tax filing, particularly exclusions, deductions, and credits – all of which can help reduce your taxes as an American expat. It also presents the forms and processes needed to avail of these tax reduction measures.

Paper Silver vs Physical Silver

The international silver price is derived from gigantic trading volumes of ‘paper silver’ in London and New York. This infographic lays out the context, showing that physical silver is a scarce and valuable investment and monetary metal far removed from the world of unallocated and derivative silver trading.