Did you know the credit bureaus are able to make money off of consumer’s poor credit? The job of selling data comes at a price. Depending upon what type of data you need, as a data purchaser, whether you're buying data to evaluate whether or not someone's a good credit risk or you're buying data to send a marketing message to, for a new credit card offer, data is extremely valuable. Credit bureaus make money selling data, so now we have to look at what data is the most valuable data. T ..