January 3rd, 2013
Listening to your customer base is one thing. Implementing customer-pleasing changes into a brand-new credit card product could be a game changer.
The Discover It Card hopes to do just that, with its goal to be more consumer-friendly and flexible in its offerings. This flexibility comes in the form of a due date that you choose, human customer service, and more. There are three versions of the Discover It card, replacing the popular Discover More Card.
December 11th, 2012
Credit card perks are getting more creative by the minute. You can earn free hotel stays faster, maximize your daily deal site purchases, earn rewards any football fan would be jealous of, and more.
November 14th, 2012
It’s time for a newsletter for the ladies. In fact, how about three? That’s right, personal finance tool and educational website LearnVest has not one, but THREE different newsletters. I’ve been a long-time subscriber to LearnVest, so I decided it was time to talk up their content here on the Credit Karma Blog.
November 13th, 2012
Picture this: You’re starting a new business, say a hat shop. You need a small business loan to get the Hat Shack up and running, but each bank you visit has tightened its purse strings. Loans are difficult to come by, and they have high credit score requirements. Where do you go so you can get your shop ready to go before hat season? Enter Borro, an online pawnbroker that extends secured personal loans backed by valuable assets.
October 24th, 2012
Prepaid cards are typically marketed to unbanked and underbanked consumers. In the past, prepaid cards have offered little innovation and a slew of predatory fees. But Serve from American Express is attempting to be the new, technologically advanced prepaid card on the block.
August 31st, 2012
You’ve heard of cloud computing, but cloud purchasing? It’s a new concept that tech startup Wallaby is introducing into the payments space. The Wallaby Card aggregates all of your credit cards into “One Card to Rule Them All”—a smart card that uses cloud technology to store your credit card information.
August 15th, 2012
Esurance is trying to make getting an auto insurance quote quick and easy with its new feature called “Express Lane.”
June 8th, 2012
NetCredit, a new online personal loan lender, is providing loans to consumers with poor credit in hopes of filling the gap between payday loan users and consumers who qualify for traditional loans. The company, located in Chicago, isn’t new to lending. It’s an extension of Enova Financial, which has been involved in the industry since 2004.
March 7th, 2012
Listen up, frequent fliers: if you missed out on last year’s “Match My Miles Challenge,” you’re in luck. Capital One today launched its “Double Miles Challenge,” offering up to 100,000 bonus miles, which translates into $1,000 in travel rewards, on its popular VentureSM Rewards Credit Card.
February 15th, 2012
Capital One today launched their latest credit card: The Capital One Cash Rewards Card. This credit card will replace the Capital One Rewards No Hassle Cash Credit Card, which has been highly rated by the Credit Karma community.