Brady Porche

Brady Porche is a staff reporter at 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.

Posts by Brady Porche

New products, Shopping

Surprising things you can buy from Facebook chatbots

Facebook has built its massive success on interactions between people, but now chatty robots are taking over. In September, the social media network announced users of its Messenger app will soon be able to buy products directly from “chatbots” —…
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Living with credit, Protecting yourself

Naming baby after yourself can cause credit mix-ups

Expecting a baby? Be careful of the name you choose — your kid could get teased at school or worse, suffer credit report headaches as an adult. With a handful of time-tested exceptions, parents’ taste in baby names has evolved…
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Living with credit, Research, regulation, industry reports

Consumers to affirm card love in February with $1 trillion in debt

What would you like for Valentine’s Day? How about a $1 trillion credit card debt? If our recent hard-charging trends continue, American credit card debt will hit the $1 trillion level in late January or early February 2017. Data from…
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Living with credit, Protecting yourself

The buying habits of high-scorers might surprise you

What would you do if your credit score magically increased by 100 or 200 points overnight? Would you apply for a big-box store credit card and snag a brand new 72-inch 4K ultra HD TV, or a fridge with a…
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