January 21st, 2016

The Credit Fumble: More Than Two-Thirds of Young Adults Make Significant Financial Mistakes

Credit Fumble

At Credit Karma, we define a “Credit Fumble™” as being the phenomenon where young adults, new to credit and many without any financial education, make largely avoidable financial mistakes. When we finished our recent research into this pattern, even we were surprised to find out that more than two-thirds of young adults we surveyed experienced at least one Credit Fumble before they turned 30.

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November 12th, 2015

Introducing Credit Karma’s New Direct Dispute Feature

Dispute Illustration

According to an FTC study, one-in-four consumers have an error on their credit report that could affect their credit score. A credit report error, such as a fraudulent account or incorrect account details, can have a powerful impact on a consumer’s financial health.

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September 8th, 2015

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Robert

It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Annie, one of our delightful Mobile Engineers. Today, you get to meet a Staff Software Engineer: Robert!

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August 19th, 2015

Introducing the “My Money Story” series

A lot of people are embarrassed to talk about their finances. At Credit Karma we want to change that. That’s why this week we’ve launched a new video series, which will run through the next few months, featuring real people talking about their journeys with finances, credit and debt.

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August 7th, 2015

About that Facebook patent…

Much attention was given this week to a recently granted Facebook patent that may open the door for the social network to create an alternative credit score system based on your social graph. Why this may not be the best idea.

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July 13th, 2015

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Danni

It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Martin, one of our awesome Software Engineers. Today, you get to meet a Front End Engineer: Danni!

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March 20th, 2015

March is Credit Education Month!

At Credit Karma, every month is credit education month. So we’re fully behind celebrating March for actually being credit education month, and we’ve launched a new website in its honor.

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January 13th, 2015

Credit Advice Center: Managing a Credit Mishap

Credit Advice Center: Managing a Credit Mishap

A Credit Karma member needed some advice on how to help a friend who had a credit mishap while he was traveling.

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December 12th, 2014

Facebook Question: Authorized Users on Credit Cards

Facebook Question: Authorized Users on Credit Cards

We recently asked our Facebook followers to help answer a member's question about whether she should take an authorized user off her credit card account.

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December 10th, 2014

12/9 Ways to Improve Your Credit Health Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Ways to Improve Your Credit Health (Recap!)

Your credit is an important part of your finances, so how do you improve it? In this CKchat recap, we share a few tips and discuss how you can improve your credit health.

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