November 24th, 2014

Facebook Question: Taking a Loan You Didn’t Need

Facebook Question: Taking a Loan You Didn't Need

Hey guys!

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 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 6th, 2014

11/11/14 Tweetchat: Credit Myths

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, November 11 at 2PM PST. This week, we'll be busting some of the most common myths about credit scores and reports.

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November 4th, 2014

Creditober 2014 Wrap-Up

Creditober 2014 Wrap-Up

What month comes between September and November? Well, around Credit Karma, we call it Creditober - a month dedicated to credit before the start of the holiday season, when people tend to spend more. Creditober is sadly over now, but we've got a wrap-up of all the things that happened!

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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 16th, 2014

10/21/14 Tweetchat: Why Credit Scores Drop

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, October 21st at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing why credit scores drop.

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October 3rd, 2014

10/7/14 Tweetchat: Credit and Your New Car

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, October 7th at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing how your credit score affects the car-buying process.

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October 1st, 2014

Join Us For Creditober!

Join Us For Creditober

Credit Karma will be celebrating #Creditober all month long! Follow our blog and social media accounts for all things credit.

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