January 15th, 2014
To celebrate the new year, we asked the Credit Karma team to share any resolutions they were making or tips they had to get one’s finances into shape in 2014. We got a lot of great responses and decided to share them in a week-long series on Facebook. Now we’re sharing them with you, along with our thoughts!
We love Aathavan’s tip, which he actually got from his mother when he was a kid. On our Facebook page, we try to put up an inspiring/clever money quote each Monday. It should come as no surprise that many famous quotes encouraging saving and exercising self-control, as lack of restraint typically leads to debt. Check out some of our favorites below!
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January 14th, 2014
Sadly, student loans are a harsh reality for many Americans, with nearly 12 million borrowing money to help pay for school each year. Even some people over the age of 60 are still making monthly student loan debt payments, showing that student loan payments can last a lifetime. Kayleigh is smart to want to pay those off… if her situation meets certain conditions:
January 13th, 2014
Isaac’s resolution is a great one—and definitely one that more people need to make. Did you know that fully one third of Americans admit to having not saved anything at all for retirement? This is shockingly sad, but relatively easy to remedy.
January 11th, 2014
Hey everyone! It's been a while, but we're back with another infographic! This week, we wanted to examine how scores, credit card debt, and total debt changed in 2013. Scroll down to see the results!
January 9th, 2014
Although we’re just three weeks into winter, now’s a great time to start thinking about and planning your summer getaway, before airfares start skyrocketing. And if you’re looking to get a new credit card, why not consider a travel rewards card to help defray some of the costs of that upcoming vacation? Here's a great new option to consider:
January 9th, 2014
Hey, everyone! Read to meet another awesome member of the Credit Karma team? This is Rob, another one of our talented infrastructure engineers! Rob is way too humble to admit this, but he has the nicest handwriting in the world. While most of our meeting notes look like scribbles, his look like they were typed up by a computer! It's very impressive. Scroll down to learn more about Rob!
January 6th, 2014
At Credit Karma, we draw financial inspiration from all sorts of sources. You can find the proof below - five different pop culture figures you probably could learn a thing or two from. Check them out – and if you have your own money management muse, feel free to let us know in the comments!
January 1st, 2014
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!
December 30th, 2013
We hope you've had a lot of fun and have learned a lot this year on the Credit Karma Blog! Just in case you missed them, here are some of our most popular posts from 2013. Enjoy!
December 19th, 2013
Hi there! We hope you've been enjoying meeting awesome members of the Credit Karma team each month on the blog... because it's that time again! This is Elaine, our amazing Talent Acquisition Coordinator! Elaine loves collecting snow globes from her travels and claims she can't do the Elaine dance from Seinfeld, but we're hoping that one day she'll surprise us all. Keep reading to learn more about Elaine!