January 29th, 2014
Hey everyone! Continuing with our infographic series, Credit Karma teamed up with Harris Interactive again and learned that 45% of those who opened a store credit card in the past couple of years didn’t consider the impact on their credit and finances! See the result of the data below:
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January 17th, 2014
Stan actually requested to expand on his tip, so here’s more information in his own words. And be sure to check out some of our other blog posts on this subject!
January 16th, 2014
You may be tempted to dismiss Andrew’s tip, since a product manager promoting his own product seems pretty… well, predicable. But hear us out! Credit Karma’s My Spending tool is an amazing way to organize and track your finances. Here are a few ways it can help you this year:
January 15th, 2014
We love Aathavan’s tip, which he actually got from his mother when he was a kid. On our Facebook page, we try to put up an inspiring/clever money quote each Monday. It should come as no surprise that many famous quotes encouraging saving and exercising self-control, as the lack of restraint typically leads to debt.
January 14th, 2014
Sadly, student loans are a harsh reality for many Americans, with nearly 12 million borrowing money to help pay for school each year. Even some people over the age of 60 are still making monthly student loan debt payments, showing that student loan payments can last a lifetime. Kayleigh is smart to want to pay those off… if her situation meets certain conditions:
January 13th, 2014
Isaac’s resolution is a great one—and definitely one that more people need to make. Did you know that fully one third of Americans admit to having not saved anything at all for retirement? This is shockingly sad, but relatively easy to remedy.
January 11th, 2014
Hey everyone! It's been a while, but we're back with another infographic! This week, we wanted to examine how scores, credit card debt, and total debt changed in 2013. Scroll down to see the results!
December 30th, 2013
We hope you've had a lot of fun and have learned a lot this year on the Credit Karma Blog! Just in case you missed them, here are some of our most popular posts from 2013. Enjoy!
December 23rd, 2013
Debt is an ugly four-letter word that gets thrown around all too often. With 68% of Americans in at least some type of debt (credit cards, student loans, medical debt, auto loans etc.), it can often seem like avoiding any debt at all is impossible. But for those who have gotten out of debt for good, are still young enough to be debt free, or who have been able to avoid debt throughout their adult lives, here are some proven methodologies to avoid future debt instead of getting in over your head.
November 9th, 2013
At Credit Karma, we love sharing numbers and helpful financial tips... so we decided to combine them both! In this week’s infographic, we look at how Credit Karma members are doing when it comes to paying off student loan debt. Scroll down to see the data and some payment strategies.