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Brady Porche is a staff reporter at CreditCards.com. A career trade journalist, he has covered a variety of industries, including water and wastewater, petrochemicals and refining, travel and leisure and professional sports. He also wrote and edited a series of business books and company histories as editor of a custom publishing firm.
A native of Louisiana, Porche received a bachelor of arts degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
By Brady Porche / January 6, 2017
Today’s renters are older and have stronger credit profiles compared to those who rented during the Great Recession, according to a new study by TransUnion. The credit reporting agency said in December 38.6 percent of renters had prime or better…
By Brady Porche / December 26, 2016
Why are people in some states scooping up credit cards, while others sit on the sidelines? In December 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released data on credit card originations for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as…
By Brady Porche / December 9, 2016
What would you do if you received your credit report on an audio CD instead of in print or a PDF? Would you pop it into your car’s CD player, roll your windows down and cruise to the sounds of…
By Brady Porche / November 11, 2016
Would you give up Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for a credit score of 750? The people you’d least expect to take that trade overwhelmingly say “yes.” According to a new study by Capital One, 90 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds…
By Brady Porche / October 27, 2016
Credit report errors are a nightmare for consumers — but they can also cause severe headaches for credit bureaus. Mississippi’s attorney general this month announced Equifax, Experian and TransUnion must pay the state a total of $7.2 million and overhaul…