November 30th, 2012
“What’s Your Biggest Financial Triumph Ever?”
Here’s what you had to say!
“Being debt free in 2012!” (Mark, John, and Martha)
“Paying off student loans and car!” (Heather)
“Raising my score 250 points and thus putting myself in the position to keep moving on up!!” (Eva)
September 19th, 2012
Facebook connects more than 800 million people across the globe. But the world’s largest social network can sometimes leave users wondering if their connections are putting their security at risk. There are strategies you can take to limit your vulnerabilities to a burglary or theft. By using sound judgment and enabling Facebook’s advanced security layers, you can better protect your privacy and limit what others see and know about you—particularly those unsavory types. Follow these five tips to stay safe on Facebook and other social media sites:
February 11th, 2012
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?
November 16th, 2011
November is a month of challenges. You can grow a mustache, write a novel, eat six servings of pie, and land a great Black Friday deal on nutmeg like you wouldn’t believe.
I made the admirably foolish goal to write a 50,000 word novel in November as part of NaNoWriMo. My Credit Karma cohorts Bethy and Justine decided to try and summit this literary Everest as well. As you might expect with anything stupidly difficult, we were met with some obstacles. But the lessons we learned apply just as well to any financial challenges you might be undertaking. Whether you’re saving money for the holidays or finally sticking to a budget, these tips can give you an extra boost while trying to meet your financial challenges. Keep reading and benefit from our folly.
October 11th, 2011
Credit cards aren’t all bad, if you know how to use ‘em. Our Facebook community seems to know how to get the most out of their rewards credit cards. Here are a few of the best rewards they’ve gotten with their credit cards.
August 29th, 2011
Our Facebook fans are quick on their feet. We shoot them a question, and they waste no time in answering. So we decided to give them a new challenge: “In ONE word, describe your money philosophy.”
They really stepped up! We loved the answers so much, we decided to create a little story, one money-philosophy word at a time, about finances. See if you can find the moral of the story!
August 2nd, 2011
The other week Danielle posted about new, cool credit union marketing strategies. Our favorite by far is Elevations Credit Union’s "Big Bank Limericks" contest, where entrants must write their own limerick talking about why their bank has frustrated them.
July 26th, 2011
It seems like just yesterday we were kicking off our summers and getting ready for a nice, long beach vacation. But now the time is nearly here to say “goodbye” to summer camp, family vacations, and warm summer nights.
Suddenly we’re putting away our suitcases and pulling out our backpacks because it’s back-to-school time! It all starts with the all-important back-to-school shopping list.