November 24th, 2014

Facebook Question: Taking a Loan You Didn’t Need

Facebook Question: Taking a Loan You Didn't Need

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Last week, we asked our Facebook followers to help out a Credit Karma member who took a personal loan when he didn’t need it.

“I got an offer for a personal loan and took it. I didn’t need the money – I just thought it’d be great to add to my portfolio. But now I’m scared I’m going to ruin my 719 credit score! It’s a $10k loan with a 15.89% APR. What’s the best way to pay the money back while helping my score? Should I pay it off within the first year? Keep it for 48 months? Go on a spending rampage? HELP!”

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November 14th, 2014

Facebook Question: Protecting Your Identity from Phishing

Facebook Question: Protecting Your Identity from Phishing

We recently asked our Facebook followers to help answer a member's question about how he can prevent identity theft after accidentally giving away his personal information. Here are some of the best responses we got.

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November 13th, 2014

11/18/14 Tweetchat: Maximizing Credit Card Rewards

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, November 18 at 2PM PST. We'll be talking about how to strategically maximize the credit card rewards you earn.

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November 12th, 2014

11/11 Credit Myths Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Credit Myths (Recap!)

Credit can be a confusing topic, with a lot of misinformation circulating around. We decided to debunk some credit myths, with your help! Read on to see which credit myths we talked about and whether they're fact or fiction!

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November 7th, 2014

Facebook Question: Going Over Your Credit Limit

Facebook Question: Going Over Your Credit Limit

One of our members made a huge credit card mistake, so we asked our Facebook followers to help out. Here are some of the best responses we got.

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November 5th, 2014

11/4 Stress-free Holiday Shopping Tips Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Stress-free Holiday Shopping Tips (Recap!)

We know that holiday shopping can be stressful, which is why we wanted to discuss some stress-free holiday shopping tips! If you missed this week's #CKchat, read our recap here!

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October 31st, 2014

Facebook Question: First Credit Card

Facebook Question: First Credit Card

We recently asked our Facebook followers to help answer a member's question about how he can build credit using his first credit card. Here are some of the best responses we got.

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October 22nd, 2014

10/21 Why Credit Scores Drop Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Why Credit Scores Drop (Recap!)

A credit score drop can happen to anyone and if you don't know why it happened, it can be confusing and scary. That's why we wanted to talk about why credit scores drop. If you missed this #CKchat, catch up with our recap!

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October 15th, 2014

10/14 Credit Cards Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Finding the Best Credit Card for You (Recap!)

How do you find the best credit card for you? What are some things to look out for when considering a credit card? Where can you go to find more information about a card? We discussed all that and more in our recent #CKchat - here's a recap!

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October 15th, 2014

Scare Off Your Debt This Creditober!

Scare Off Your Debt This Creditober!

For #Creditober, we want you to imagine that you’ve “scared off” all your debt. What would you look like – relieved? Ecstatic? Hopeful? A combination of them or something else entirely?

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