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New TransUnion Credit Education Videos Aimed to Help Consumers Better Manage Their Credit Health

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) - TransUnion, one of the three major national credit reporting agencies and a global leader in credit and information management, continues its commitment to helping consumers better manage their credit health by introducing a new library of consumer credit education videos on its YouTube channel. The new series features six topically-based segments and informational links to related content at TransUnion.com. Videos can be accessed free of charge at www.YouTube.com/TransUnion.

"In today's economic climate, it is important for consumers to understand their financial situation, how to better manage it and how to protect their good name," said Heather Battison, TransUnion's senior director responsible for consumer education. "These videos, developed from a list of frequently asked questions from our members, were created to help consumers better understand how credit works, how to protect themselves from identity theft, and how to make wise financial decisions, like understanding how to pay down their debt and when to refinance."

The six videos are just the first of many that will be added to the library. The current list of topics includes:

Additional consumer resources can be found on the TransUnion Credit Education webpage or on the TransUnion YouTube channel at or by liking the TransUnion Facebook page.

About TransUnion

TransUnion Interactive, Inc is a wholly-owned direct-to-consumer subsidiary of TransUnion. As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion helps improve efficiency, manage risk, reduce costs and increase revenue by delivering high quality data, and integrating advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. For consumers, TransUnion provides the tools, resources and education to help manage their credit health and achieve their financial goals. Through these and other efforts, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies worldwide. Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Chicago, TransUnion reaches businesses and consumers in 23 countries around the world. www.transunion.com

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