Has removing tax lien data from credit records led to more bad loans?


A year after the major credit bureaus agreed to strip tax liens and civil judgments from consumers' credit files, a new study says it is hampering lenders' credit decisions. But proponents of the move insist it was the right call.


New small-business credit score is byproduct of federal rule


The beneficial ownership regulation, meant to catch financial criminals, has produced data that is useful in making small-business loans, LexisNexis Risk Solutions says.