October 7th, 2014

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Kyle

 

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Kyle

Hey folks! It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Katrina, our superstar Human Resources Coordinator. Today you get to meet Kyle, one of our quirky Business Analysts.

Kyle has been doing the P90X workout for years and has gone through the entire program a few times. He likes to wake up early and workout on his back patio because it gives him a boost of energy for the rest of the day. Aside from being an all-around healthy guy, Kyle is also a connoisseur of coffee and won’t hesitate to let you know that you’re going to the wrong coffee shop in town.

The Interview

What’s your title at Credit Karma?
Business Analyst.

Describe in 25 words or less what you do.
I improve monetization so Credit Karma can continue offering free credit scores, reports and tools.

How long have you worked at CK?
42,075,901 seconds.

What’s your favorite thing about working at CK?
Late night discussions with coworkers about improving the site.

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October 4th, 2014

The Credit Scoreboard: Week 5

NFL Week 3

Things were looking up last week. Unfortunately, the Pats couldn’t hold up their end of the deal. Sigh. After another 1-1 week, we’re at 3-5 going into Week 5.

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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 2nd, 2014

United States Leads the Developed World in Low-Paying Jobs

United States Leads the Developed World in Low-Paying Jobs

The United States leads the developed world in low-paying jobs. Over 25 percent of American jobs are classified as “low-paying” by the OECD.

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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 30th, 2014

Millions of Americans Are Having Their Wages Garnished to Pay Consumer Debts

Millions of Americans Are Having Their Wages Garnished to Pay Consumer Debts

According to a new report, 4 million American workers, about 3 percent of all employees, had wages garnished due to consumer debts in 2013.

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September 27th, 2014

The Credit Scoreboard: Week 4

NFL Week 4

Welcome back to The Credit Scoreboard! Don’t look now, but the model might be catching on. We went 1-1 again last week, bringing our season total to 2-4.

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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 26th, 2014

Marriott Reminds Travelers to Tip Housekeeping

Marriott Reminds Travelers to Tip Housekeeping

Marriott recently announced a partnership with A Woman’s Nation, a non-profit organization founded by Maria Shriver, to place tipping envelopes in 160,000 hotel rooms at Marriott hotels across the U.S. and Canada. The American Hotel & Lodging Association, a trade group, recommends that attendants be tipped $1 to $5 per night on a daily basis.

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September 25th, 2014

Rep. Maxine Waters Proposes Reforms to the Credit Reporting System

Rep. Maxine Waters Proposes Reforms to the Credit Reporting System

According to a high-ranking House Democrat, the current credit reporting system needs some updating. We explore the significant changes in her proposal.

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