October 3rd, 2014

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

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Hey CK fans!

Are you in the market for a new car? Or maybe you’ve recently purchased a vehicle? If so, we hope you can join us for our upcoming Tweetchat. On Tuesday, October 7 at 2pm PST,  we’ll be talking about credit and the car buying process!  We know that buying a car can be an overwhelming experience, so come share your wisdom with our Twitter followers, or learn from the crowd.

Make sure to follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #CKchat in each of your responses! See you there!

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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 26th, 2014

Credit Karma Tweetchat: September 30!

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, September 30 at 2PM PST. This week's topic: how to save money in college. Come ready to chat, and get a chance to win a prize! Follow us on Twitter and use #CKchat to participate.

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September 9th, 2014

Raising a Child Now Costs $245,000

Raising a Child Now Costs $245,000

It’s no surprise that raising a kid is expensive, but just how expensive is it? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, raising a child born in 2013 until they turn 18 will cost about $245,000 on average. The good news is that this is only a 1.8 percent increase from 2012, which makes it the smallest increase since 2009.

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August 29th, 2014

Five “Simpsons” Episodes That Taught Me About Money

Five “Simpsons” Episodes That Taught Me About Money

Just because the Simpsons aren’t perfect though doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them. Beyond being one of the most beloved and long-lasting shows in the history of television, “The Simpsons” has plenty to teach its viewers about financial responsibility. Read on for a few key moments that taught me about personal finances.

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August 25th, 2014

Student Loan Debt Negatively Affects Quality of Life

Student Loans Quality of Life

According to a recent Gallup poll, students with $50,000 or more in student debt fall short of those with no debt in three key areas of well-being: financial security, physical health and sense of purpose. The study surveyed more than 11,000 people who graduated from college between 1990 and 2014 to ask whether they felt they had purpose to their lives, supportive relationships, financial security, a sense of community and physical health.

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August 22nd, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Proposes Changes to PLUS Loan Program

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The U.S. Department of Education recently proposed changes to the PLUS loan program that would relax credit standards for potential borrowers.

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August 21st, 2014

What’s the Best Financial Advice You’ve Ever Received?

What's the best financial advice you've ever received?

A collection of financial tips and advice from our readers.

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August 1st, 2014

Foreclosures Have Fallen Sharply Over the Last Few Years

Foreclosures Have Fallen Sharply Over the Last Few Years

Recent news about the state of the housing market is good, but not great. One big, positive takeaway, though, is the sharp decrease in foreclosures and, correspondingly, in “distressed” housing sales.

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July 29th, 2014

Spotlight on Success: How Scrutinizing Dan’s Credit Report Paid off

Spotlight on Success: Dan

Credit Karma member Dan found that his credit reports contained errors. Disputing the incorrect information helped him to improve his credit health.

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