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Credit Karma Welcomes San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee For Company Town Hall

I first met Mayor Ed Lee at a networking event for entrepreneurs three years ago, when Credit Karma was a much smaller company. As a newer CEO then, I was just looking for anybody to tell our story to. Meeting the mayor, I was immediately impressed by his ability to listen and to hear our […]

Credit Karma Recognized As One Of The Bay Area’s Healthiest Employers

This month The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times named Credit Karma as one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s healthiest employers. This is the second consecutive year the publications have honored Credit Karma’s employee-driven wellness program “Happy is Healthy” among its top mid-sized companies. The 2015 Bay Area Healthiest Employer awards program recognizes […]

15 US Cities With The Highest Amount of Student Loans

It’s hard to afford college without student loans. According to the Institute for College Access & Success, 69 percent of graduates from public and nonprofit colleges had student loan debt. Credit Karma data from our member base of over 40 million consumers shows the 15 cities where the highest percentage of members had student loans. […]

15 US Cities With the Highest Amount of Mortgages

Want to own a home? You may want to ditch the big city. We consulted our data to find the US cities where the highest percentage of Credit Karma members had mortgages, and small cities dominated. Of the top 15 cities, none had more than 250,000 residents, and all but three had less than 200,000. […]

The Future of Credit Karma

It’s been a hugely exciting time at Credit Karma the last couple of months. As you might have read in the news, we closed a $175 million Series D financing round at the end of June, to help us drive major new additions to our product that we think will make Credit Karma an even […]

15 US Cities With the Lowest Average Mortgage

Where the US cities with the highest average mortgages were all out west, the 15 cities where Credit Karma members had the lowest average mortgage according to our data* spread all over the country: the Midwest, South and Northeast. Despite this geographic diversity, the cities share some commonalities. Median household income falls below the U.S. […]

15 US Cities With the Highest Average Mortgage

If you’re thinking about buying property in California, you might need to see how deep your pockets go. While the Golden State is known for its beaches and endless summers, it’s also home to some of the priciest real estate in the country. According to Credit Karma user data,* of the 15 U.S. cities where […]

15 US Cities With the Highest Amount of Auto Loans

Cars have been a defining element of American life since the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford’s assembly line in 1908. According to the sales tracking company Autodata, Americans bought 16.5 million new cars in 2014. This fascination isn’t cheap: the average cost of a new car was $31,252 in 2013, according to, […]

A Note from Nikhyl Singhal, Credit Karma’s New Chief Product Officer

In January, I met Kenneth Lin, Credit Karma’s CEO. I had left Google after four exciting years where I helped build and lead the product teams for Hangouts and Photos. I was looking for a new opportunity, but it had to be special. I wanted to innovate, after founding two startups (Cast Iron Systems acquired […]

Credit Karma Wins Gold at the Edison Awards

I’m excited to announce that last week, Credit Karma won a gold medal in the Financial Services/Banking division at the 2015 Edison Awards, which recognize innovation. It put us on an esteemed list of winners, alongside global giants like Gillette, LG, Pepsi, Yahoo and Hilton. To get this award, Credit Karma was evaluated by a […]