January 21st, 2016

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

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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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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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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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November 12th, 2014

11/11 Credit Myths Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Credit Myths (Recap!)

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!

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November 4th, 2014

Creditober 2014 Wrap-Up

Creditober 2014 Wrap-Up

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!

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October 22nd, 2014

10/21 Why Credit Scores Drop Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat: Why Credit Scores Drop (Recap!)

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!

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October 16th, 2014

10/21/14 Tweetchat: Why Credit Scores Drop

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, October 21st at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing why credit scores drop.

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September 26th, 2014

Credit Karma Tweetchat: September 30!

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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.

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September 22nd, 2014

Introducing: Weekly Credit Karma Tweetchats!

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Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, September 23 at 2PM PST. This week's topic:credit scores. Come ready to chat, and get a chance to win a prize! Follow us on Twitter and use #CKchat to participate.

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January 21st, 2014

How Improving Your Credit Health Is Like Making the Perfect Marshmallow

How Improving Your Credit Health Is Like Making the Perfect MarshmallowThe journeys to the perfect marshmallow and excellent credit health are remarkably similar. Check out the sweet parallels:

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