November 2nd, 2012
Welcome to a new infographic series here on the blog: Football Credit Score Match-Ups!
There are some exciting games this season, one of which is tomorrow, November 3. The Oregon Ducks will take on the USC Trojans. While many are trying to predict who will win based on stats and player performance, we’re taking a different approach and looking at how the two schools would do in a different type of competition: average credit scores. We’re curious if this data could predict tomorrow’s game results.
What do you think?
September 11th, 2012
I talk about credit scores a lot here on the Credit Karma Blog. It’s only natural—the goal of offering all of you truly free credit scores is why Credit Karma was started in the first place. But even I have to remind myself to take a step back sometimes.
June 1st, 2012
We’re doing the best to cover all of the little-known facts about credit scores. We’ve written on it twice now (3 Things You Might Not Know About Credit Scores & 3 More Things You Might Not Know About Credit Scores), and we’re back again because we know you can’t get enough. So here are some more things you might not know about credit scores.
May 8th, 2012
If you’ve been a long-time reader of the Credit Karma Blog, you know which financial moves can do some serious credit score damage: late bill payments, tax liens, bankruptcies, foreclosures and federal judgments, to name a few. But did you know that there are some other actions that can cripple your credit?
April 24th, 2012
Thanks to the popularity of our post, “3 Things You Might Not Know About Credit Scores,” we’re once again clearing up some misunderstandings about credit scores. After all, that’s what we do best. Here are three more things you might not know about credit scores.
April 10th, 2012
April 17 is fast-approaching, and your 2011 tax return will be due before you know it. While you probably know that paying taxes late or not paying at all can cause you a lot of trouble down the road, you might not realize that it can also impact your credit.
January 13th, 2012
You don't have to make a New Year's resolution to get on the right track to good credit health. Any time is a good time to start focusing on your credit. We asked our Facebook community to answer the following question: What are your 2012 credit goals? Here are a few of our favorite answers. Can you spot the trending goals?
August 22nd, 2011
Each month at Credit Karma we take a look at the country's Credit Score Climate Report. For last month's numbers, Credit Advisor Justine hones in on student loan debt, credit card debt and credit scores. Check it out!
August 16th, 2011
Bethy and Justine get specific about what the credit downgrade is and what it means for consumers
August 8th, 2011
We like fast food — we've determined this before. But can fast food tell us a little something about our money and how it works in the global economy? For the past 25 years, The Economist has been releasing its annual Big Mac Index to help us understand purchasing-power parity, or the idea that exchange rates should balance out the prices of two identical goods or services. Bundle