August 7th, 2015
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. In other words, the creditworthiness of your Facebook friends, could dictate your own creditworthiness. This system would leverage the old idiom that “birds of a feather flock together,” suggesting that people are friends with people that behave similarly to them.
There certainly might be some truth to this in some circumstances, but it is still a terrible idea with small chance of passing regulatory muster.
December 10th, 2014
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.
November 12th, 2014
Credit can be a confusing topic, with a lot of misinformation circulating around. We decided to debunk some credit myths, with your help! Read on to see which credit myths we talked about and whether they're fact or fiction!
November 4th, 2014
What month comes between September and November? Well, around Credit Karma, we call it Creditober - a month dedicated to credit before the start of the holiday season, when people tend to spend more. Creditober is sadly over now, but we've got a wrap-up of all the things that happened!
October 22nd, 2014
A credit score drop can happen to anyone and if you don't know why it happened, it can be confusing and scary. That's why we wanted to talk about why credit scores drop. If you missed this #CKchat, catch up with our recap!
October 16th, 2014
Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, October 21st at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing why credit scores drop.
September 26th, 2014
Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, September 30 at 2PM PST. This week's topic: how to save money in college. Come ready to chat, and get a chance to win a prize! Follow us on Twitter and use #CKchat to participate.
September 22nd, 2014
January 21st, 2014
The journeys to the perfect marshmallow and excellent credit health are remarkably similar. Check out the sweet parallels: