Experian Interview Part 3: Let’s Talk Numbers

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Rod Griffin, Director of Public Education with Experian. Experian is a leader in the credit services industry and is 1 of the 3 main credit bureaus that create, manage, and report your credit score. You see the Experian name anytime you run a credit report or score. Rod was kind enough to provide candid answers to many of the questions that our users have asked us. We figured, what’s better than going straight to the source?

We’ve divided this interview into 4 parts:

Part 3: Let’s Talk Numbers is below. We hope you enjoy and learn something along the way!

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Experian Credit Interview Part 2: Denials and Closing Accounts

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Rod Griffin, Director of Public Education with Experian. Experian is a leader in the credit services industry and is 1 of the 3 main credit bureaus that create, manage, and report your credit score. You see the Experian name anytime you run a credit report or score. Rod was kind enough to provide candid answers to many of the questions that our users have asked us. We figured, what’s better than going straight to the source?

We’ve divided this interview into 4 parts:

Part 2: Denials and Closing Accounts is below. We hope you enjoy and learn something along the way!

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Experian Credit Interview Part 1: Credit Basics

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Rod Griffin, Director of Public Education with Experian. Experian is a leader in the credit services industry and is 1 of the 3 main credit bureaus that create, manage, and report your credit score. You see the Experian name anytime you run a credit report or score. Rod was kind enough to provide candid answers to many of the questions that our users have asked us. We figured, what’s better than going straight to the source?

We’ve divided this interview into 4 parts:

Part 1: Credit Basics is below. We hope you enjoy and learn something along the way!

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“It Really Was Like Stepping Onto Fantasy Island”

For the next installment of our Expert Interview series, we had a chance to talk to Greg Davis-Kean. Greg runs a reward travel website called Frequent Miler, where he focuses on earning miles and points through ways other than traveling: credit card signup bonuses, credit card spending, online shopping portals, among other things. He has been writing Frequent Miler for over 5 years now. We hope you enjoy our interview with Greg and learn something along the way!

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“It’s fun to break up monotony with something new.”

We’re excited to bring you the next installment of our Expert Interview series. In these short interviews, we hope to give you some insight into the reward travel world from another perspective. For the third installment, we had the pleasure of speaking with Grant Thomas. During the day, Grant works at Ebates, an online shopping portal that rewards users for purchases. In his free time, he writes about his experience and knowledge on his site, travelwithgrant.com.

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“It’s amazing how small the world really feels. I run into friends in other countries sometimes more than I run into them at home!”

We’re excited to launch our Expert Interview series. In these short interviews, we hope to give you some insight into the reward travel world from another perspective. For the second installment of our Expert Interview series, we had the pleasure of speaking with Trevor Mountcastle. In his professional life, Trevor is a Program Management and Process Improvement Consultant. In his free time, he runs a reselling business and is the author of Tagging Miles, a blog that focuses on reward travel and reselling.

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