June 27th, 2012

Life After College: Recent Grad’s Guide to the Real World

Congrats, graduate! You’ve taken your first step into adulthood by crossing that stage and getting your degree. But now what? There’s a lot to think about stepping into the real world. Are you prepared? This infographic, from the team at Credit Donkey, is a helpful guide to help you on your way after graduation.

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September 30th, 2011

Friday Roundup: How to Grocery Shop for Five on $100 a Week

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" "People are sometimes shocked to hear that I spend only $100 a week on groceries for a family of five. I've even been accused of not telling the whole truth. Confession: Five mouths for $100 is not the whole equation. We also feed a nutritious diet to our two cats." Wise Bread

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July 28th, 2010

Work With Credit Karma in Sometimes-Sunny San Francisco!

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That’s right, Credit Karma is hiring! Rain or shine and foggy or clear, Credit Karma’s San Francisco-based office is constantly moving and shaking to keep up with bringing almost 2 million consumers their free credit scores, helpful credit resources, and personal savings offers.

The question is… are you ready to be part of the action?

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July 22nd, 2010

Bad Timing: More Employers Do Credit Checks As More Consumer Credit Scores Fall

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It’s a pretty vicious cycle—without a steady paycheck, unemployed Americans’ shaky financial situations can often plummet credit scores. At the same time, employers are increasingly doing credit checks to screen job applicants.

So if unemployment is worsening your credit, it may very well be the things that costs you a job.

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July 6th, 2010

Monday Jumpstart to Personal Finance & Credit Report News

Pessimism on the job front increases as a record 1.21 million people who want to work are giving up the job search out of hopelessness, reports CNN Money. This June figure increased from 793,000 just a year ago. These unemployed Americans are not counted in the current unemployment rate because they haven’t been looking for […]

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June 7th, 2010

Monday Jumpstart to Personal Finance & Credit Report News

The Wall Street Journal reports that nearly 45.9% of unemployed Americans have been out of work longer than six months. That means seven million Americans have been unemployed for more than 27 weeks, and most of them–4.7 million Americans–have been unemployed for more than a year. This statistic is the highest rate of chronic joblessness […]

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