Equifax is committed to answering your most pressing credit questions and giving you reliable, high-quality information with our CreditTalks podcast. Hosted by award-winning financial journalist and wellness expert, Ilyce Glink, and drawing on insights from industry experts, CreditTalks helps you better understand our rapidly evolving world and gives you actionable steps to improve your financial life.
June 22nd, 2020 • EPISODE 1
CreditTalks — How do forbearance agreements impact your credit scores?
Beverly Anderson, President of the Equifax Global Consumer Solutions division, and Danielle Hale, Chief Economist of Realtor.com, a leading real estate listing website, join Ilyce on Episode 1 of CreditTalks. Bev and Danielle offer their insights about the CARES Act and how your lenders and creditors will be required to report forbearance and other credit issues to the credit reporting agencies.
July 6th, 2020 • EPISODE 2
CreditTalks — Will the Covid-19 pandemic change the car industry forever?
The car industry is suffering. With the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression, customers are understandably hesitant to make big purchases. We spoke to Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist of CoxAutomotive, about how the Covid-19 pandemic is impacting automobile sales and why the way we buy cars may never be the same.
July 20th, 2020 • EPISODE 3
CreditTalks — What are the biggest financial mistakes people are making right now?
It can be difficult to manage your finances during a normal year. The Covid-19 pandemic is making it ten times harder. We spoke to financial expert Farnoosh Torabi about when the economy will recover, budgeting mistakes to avoid, and how to communicate better about money.