August 28th, 2015

15 US Cities With The Highest Amount of Student Loans

College students

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.

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August 27th, 2015

Weddings, Marriage and Money: Credit Karma Survey Findings

Couple getting married

In July 2015, along with research company Qualtrics, Credit Karma surveyed 500 Millennials (ages 18-34) and 500 Baby Boomers (ages 50-65) in America to compare their beliefs and behaviors toward getting married and building a future.

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August 14th, 2015

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.

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August 6th, 2015

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.

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July 30th, 2015

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.

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July 23rd, 2015

15 US Cities With the Highest Amount of Auto Loans

We scoured Credit Karma’s own data for the cities with the highest percentage of Credit Karma members that have open auto loans. As it turns out, America’s southern states are the nation’s auto loan power center, providing 80 percent of the cities on the list.

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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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June 26th, 2015

Addressing the Snowballing Problem of Student Debt

Addressing the Snowballing Problem of Student Debt

Whether it’s a New York Times op-ed going viral, or scathing comments from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, there’s hardly a day that goes by without some new voice adding itself to the growing debate over what to do about student loan debt in America.

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April 16th, 2015

Five Tips For Successful Financial Spring Cleaning

Five Tips For Successful Financial Spring Cleaning

As we move into spring and the days get longer and warmer, here are five tips to help inspire some financial spring-cleaning to get your finances in order.

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February 25th, 2015

2/24 Savings Strategies for Paying Off Debt Tweetchat Recap

Tweetchat Savings Strategies for Paying Off Debt (Recap!)

As part of America Saves Week 2015, we teamed up with America Saves to talk about how you can balance saving with paying off debt and how you can save money while tackling your debt.

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