August 15th, 2014

8/12 Credit Reports Tweetchat Recap!

Tweetchat: The Importance of Checking and Reviewing Your Credit Report (Recap!)

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January 21st, 2014

How Improving Your Credit Health Is Like Making the Perfect Marshmallow

How Improving Your Credit Health Is Like Making the Perfect MarshmallowThe journeys to the perfect marshmallow and excellent credit health are remarkably similar. Check out the sweet parallels:

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January 1st, 2014

Top Ten Tips for 2014

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New Years Resolutions aren’t typically successful, so we wanted to give you an extra dose of tips so you can start 2014 off right. Enjoy!

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December 2nd, 2013

How Does Being an Authorized User Affect My Credit Score?

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In this Credit Karma FAQ video, Bethy and Ezra tackle another commonly asked question in our Credit Advice Center: "Will Paying Off My Auto Loan Increase My Credit Score?" The answer is tricky, as it depends on your specific situation. Check out the video to learn more!

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May 6th, 2013

The Importance of Home Insurance Scores

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For one out of four Americans, “cash only” is a way of life. 17 million Americans lack access to any type of formal bank account and are classified as “unbanked.” In addition, 51 million Americans do access basic bank services such as a savings account, yet they still rely on alternative financial institutions as well. These individuals might frequent check-cashing joints, fall prey to payday lenders, and often incur exorbitant fees associated with such alternative banking methods.

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May 5th, 2013

Infographic: Average Number of Accounts vs. Average Total Debt

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Last week, Credit Karma kicked off its weekly infographic series to help educate consumers about the factors influencing their credit score in a fun, visual way. This week, we take a look at the percentage of on-time payments within the different credit score ranges. Scroll down to check it out!

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April 28th, 2013

Infographic: Percent of On-Time Payments by Credit Score

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Last week, Credit Karma kicked off its weekly infographic series to help educate consumers about the factors influencing their credit score in a fun, visual way. This week, we take a look at the percentage of on-time payments within the different credit score ranges. Scroll down to check it out!

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April 20th, 2013

Infographic: Credit Card Debt vs. Number of Credit Cards

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Here at the Credit Karma Blog we've talked before about the average national credit score and average debt load. We've taken a look at potential credit score rivalries and how different credit score ranges compare when it comes to debt, on-time payments and number of accounts. We love data, if you hadn't noticed. We are nerds, after all.

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April 5th, 2013

Infographic: The Lifecycle of Debt and Credit Scores

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Here at the Credit Karma Blog we've talked before about the average national credit score and average debt load. We've taken a look at potential credit score rivalries and how different credit score ranges compare when it comes to debt, on-time payments and number of accounts. We love data, if you hadn't noticed. We are nerds, after all.

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April 1st, 2013

10 Credit Myths That Fool the Best of Us

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It’s no April Fools’ joke! Credit myths and rumors are unfortunately spread around all the time, especially on the World Wide Web. We’ve talked about lots of these myths over the years, and today we’re wrangling 10 of the most common credit myths to help set things straight. No foolin’!

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