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A Decade of Financial Progress with Credit Karma

Ten years ago, we started Credit Karma with the idea that everyone should have free access to their credit information. A few months later, the recession hit and there were so many reasons we could’ve failed: a tough economy, lack of funding, widespread distrust of consumer credit companies… the list goes on. But despite these […]

Credit Karma’s Journey to Mobile: From Web 1.0 to Top Ranked App

Our team was thrilled when Apple® named Credit Karma one of the “10 Best Apps of the Year” in 2016, out of two million other apps in the App Store®. Mobile is an important priority for us, and it’s easy to understand why. For many of you, regularly staying on top of your credit is […]

Women of Credit Karma Come Together

By Shelley Newhouse Last year, I transitioned into a new position here at Credit Karma. I was proud and excited about the opportunity but, also terrified. During my first few months in my new role, I struggled with my confidence. Was I qualified? Would I actually be able to do the things people thought I’d […]

Mapping the Credit Landscape in America’s Cities

January 17, 2017 Introduction Credit has become increasingly vital for Americans navigating daily life and planning for the future. Healthy credit can make it easier for people to buy homes and cars, and can potentially save them thousands of dollars a year by opening the door to lower interest rates. In some cases, good credit […]

Over One Million Americans Sign Up for Credit Karma Tax in First 15 Days

By Bethy Hardeman  January 12, 2017 Paying a company to file your taxes is like paying someone to take your money. It doesn’t seem right. Some companies promote free tax filing only to charge you for upgrades or extras. We built Credit Karma Tax because we believe filing taxes should be free, for everyone, for real. Looks like […]

Three Things Consumers Should Know About Gift Cards This Holiday Season

December 16, 2016 More than half of consumers (55.9 percent) will buy gift cards this holiday season, making them the second most popular purchase, after clothing, according to new data from the National Retail Federation. The typical consumer will buy three gift cards, with an average of $46 each. Gift card purchases peaked in 2014, when […]

Credit Karma Could Hire Up to 100 People in New Charlotte Office

December 14, 2016 I am proud to announce that Credit Karma is expanding to North Carolina. The new East Coast branch of the personal finance company will leverage the Charlotte area’s vibrant atmosphere to attract top talent from all over the region to support a new always-free online tax preparation service, Credit Karma Tax™. We […]

Introducing Credit Karma’s New Mission-Inspired Brand

This week, Credit Karma announced that in addition to the free credit scores, reports and tools, we will also be helping people file their taxes for free. Credit Karma TaxTM is an exciting new resource. As part of the evolution of our brand, we’ve also announced a new logo, look and feel for the site. As […]

Updated App Could Help Credit Karma Members Save Billions in Interest

November 30, 2016 Here at Credit Karma we’re committed to making financial progress possible for everyone, which means solving the biggest, hairiest financial problems faced by everyday Americans. One of the biggest challenges we hear about from our members is the cost of their debt – over $3.5 trillion of debt for more than 60 […]