August 21st, 2014

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

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We always knew our members were a credit-savvy bunch…but now we have proof! Recently, we asked our readers to share the best financial tip or advice they’ve ever received. More than 80 of you entered our contest. We’ve collected some of our favorite suggestions to share here on our blog. Keep reading for some financial tips and advice from Credit Karma members just like you!

To make it even more fun, we randomly selected two entries to win a Credit Karma T-shirt. Congrats to Ellis from Wareham, MA, and Pam from Plummer, ID!

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August 15th, 2014

8/12 Credit Reports Tweetchat Recap!

Tweetchat: The Importance of Checking and Reviewing Your Credit Report (Recap!)

To celebrate our newest feature (full credit reports!), we had an engaging discussion with our Twitter followers about the importance of checking and reviewing your credit report regularly. Here's how it went!

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August 8th, 2014

Contest: Share Your Best Financial Tip for a Chance to Win a CK T-shirt!

Contest: Share Your Best Financial Tip for a Chance to Win a CK T-shirt!

Submit the best financial tip you've ever received, for a chance to win a Credit Karma t-shirt. Winners will be randomly selected.

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August 7th, 2014

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Sean

Another month has passed, so it's time to introduce you to another member of the Credit Karma team. We'd like you to meet one of our talented analysts, Sean. When he's not busy crunching numbers for CK, Sean enjoys swing dancing and aquatic adventures.

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July 30th, 2014

Now on Credit Karma: Full Credit Reports!

Now on Credit Karma: Full Credit Reports!

We’re excited to introduce full credit reports to our family of features. Credit Karma members are now eligible to check their TransUnion credit report at any time through their Credit Karma account, and to update their report once a week. The feature will allow unprecedented free access to interested consumers.

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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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July 15th, 2014

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Pedro

Another month has passed, so it's time to introduce you to another member of the Credit Karma team. Today, we're excited to introduce you to Pedro, one of our amazing Senior Product Managers. Pedro loves traveling and has been to a whopping 37 countries so far. He's also a black belt in taekwondo, but, in his own words, is "pretty chill and completely non violent." Read on for more fun facts about Pedro!

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July 9th, 2014

Spotlight on Success: How Leah Improved Her Credit Score by 100 Points in One Year

Spotlight on Success: Leah

Leah’s credit awakening happened at a critical time – while she and her husband were obtaining the mortgage for their first home, a cozy bungalow in Atlanta. Although Leah thought she had a great relationship with credit, she was alarmed to find that she actually didn’t have a score that would qualify her and her new husband for the best possible mortgage rates.

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June 27th, 2014

Win a Credit Karma T-shirt!

We’re having a caption contest! Check out this comic from one of our recent commercials and reply on Facebook with some fun captions!

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June 26th, 2014

Spotlight on Success: How Tommy Paid off $34,000 of Student Loan Debt Years Ahead of Schedule

Spotlight on Success: Tommy

Here at Credit Karma, we love success stories. We’re inspired when we hear from members who took control of their finances and made major improvements to their credit health. Tommy, an intensive care nurse from Canton, Texas, is a Credit Karma community member who paid off his student loans several years ahead of schedule. Read more to find out how!

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