December 12th, 2014

Facebook Question: Authorized Users on Credit Cards

Facebook Question: Authorized Users on Credit Cards

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A Credit Karma member needed some advice about how to handle her and her husband’s credit situation, so we asked our Facebook followers for their opinions!

“Should I take my husband off as an authorized user? I have bad credit and my husband is building credit. I added him as an authorized user on one of my credit cards. Will my past and future history affect his score negatively? Or is his score only affected by the shared card?”

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December 5th, 2014

Facebook Question: To Close or Keep a Credit Card

Facebook Question: To Close or Keep a Credit Card

We recently asked our Facebook followers to help answer a member's question about whether he should keep or close a credit card with a high interest rate.

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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 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 23rd, 2014

Final Unveils New Security-Focused Payment Service

Final Unveils New Security-Focused Payment Service

A new startup based in Boulder, Colorado wants to make credit cards more secure. Final plans to issue physical credit cards that allow you to assign a unique credit card number to every merchant, or a disposable one-time use number for random purchases.

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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 9th, 2014

10/14/14 Tweetchat: Finding the Best Credit Card for You

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, October 14th at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing how to find the best credit card for you.

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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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September 16th, 2014

Credit Card Delinquencies Hit Lowest Level in Seven Years

Credit Card Delinquencies Hit Lowest Level in Seven Years

More good news about credit card delinquency rates has arrived. The latest TransUnion Industry Insights Report found that the rate of credit card payments that were 90 days overdue or more dropped nearly 9 percent in the last year, from 1.27 percent to 1.16 percent of total payments.

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August 4th, 2014

Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses Increase While Overall Value Decreases

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New data shows that sign-up bonuses are on the rise, but rewards aren’t looking as pretty. Find out why this might be happening and what you can do about it.

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