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 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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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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March 26th, 2013

Credit Q&A Series: Taxes and Your Credit Score

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We are back with another Credit Q&A Series post… and one just in time for tax season! As we have mentioned before, our CEO and founder Ken Lin continues to make weekly appearances on the Ed Shultz Radio Talk Show. Ken uses his expertise to help educate Ed’s listeners on the impact credit scores have on consumers’ overall financial health. Today’s question tackles paying the tax man on time.

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March 11th, 2013

Credit Q&A Series: How do credit limit increases affect my score?

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Welcome to another installment of the Credit Q&A Series on the Credit Karma Blog! As we shared with you last time Ken Lin our founder and CEO has been making weekly appearances on the Ed Shultz Talk Radio Show. Ken brings credit and finance knowledge to Ed’s listeners. Lately Ken’s been answering questions from the show’s listeners. Today's question is all about credit limit increases.

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February 25th, 2013

Credit Q&A Series: Credit Score Ranges

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Our very own founder and CEO Ken Lin has been making weekly appearances on The Ed Shultz Radio Show. He brings his knowledge of credit and finances to Ed’s listeners. Recently Ken started answering listeners’ credit questions. We thought we would share those questions and answers here on our blog since we figure many others might have the same questions. Read on!

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October 10th, 2012

Facebook Question: I’ve Never Had a Credit Card – How Do I Build Credit?

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In the spirit of Credit Karma community, we decided to crowdsource the answer to a question asked in the Credit Advice Center this week.

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April 13th, 2012

Credit Q&A with Justine, Credit Advisor

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We asked our Facebook community to share their biggest credit questions. Justine, Credit Karma’s resident Credit Advisor, chose two questions to answer today.

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March 28th, 2012

Credit Q&A with Justine, Credit Advisor

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We asked our Facebook community to share their biggest credit questions. Justine, Credit Karma’s resident Credit Advisor, chose three questions to answer today.

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