November 4th, 2014

Creditober 2014 Wrap-Up

Creditober 2014 Wrap-Up

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October 1st, 2014

Join Us For Creditober!

Join Us For Creditober

Credit Karma will be celebrating #Creditober all month long! Follow our blog and social media accounts for all things credit.

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May 30th, 2013

Avant Review: A Better Alternative to Payday Loans?


Welcome a new member to the online-only personal loan space! Chicago-based Avant aims its unsecured loans at consumers with credit scores between 620 and 720—a nearly-prime community rarely served by other lenders. Like NetCredit, Avant hopes to bridge the gap between payday loans and traditional personal loans. Its loans range from $1,000 and $10,000 and are payable over one to three years, depending on the terms you receive.

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November 14th, 2012

Newsletter Review: LearnVest

Newsletter Review: LearnVest

It’s time for a newsletter for the ladies. In fact, how about three? That’s right, personal finance tool and educational website LearnVest has not one, but THREE different newsletters. I’ve been a long-time subscriber to LearnVest, so I decided it was time to talk up their content here on the Credit Karma Blog.

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November 13th, 2012

Review: Borro Lends You Cash for Your Valuables

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Picture this: You’re starting a new business, say a hat shop. You need a small business loan to get the Hat Shack up and running, but each bank you visit has tightened its purse strings. Loans are difficult to come by, and they have high credit score requirements. Where do you go so you can get your shop ready to go before hat season? Enter Borro, an online pawnbroker that extends secured personal loans backed by valuable assets.

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October 18th, 2012

Newsletter Review: MoneyNing


Next up in the newsletter review series is MoneyNing. Founded in 2007, David Ning runs this popular personal finance website. MoneyNing’s goal is to help its readers become debt-free, show them how to build wealth, and let them discover how financial choices have a direct impact on life.

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October 11th, 2012

Newsletter Review: Money Under 30

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We’re kicking off our newsletter review series by checking out Money Under 30’s emails. This site is dedicated to educating young people about finances. During that sometimes awkward stage of transitioning from a college student to a young professional, Money Under 30 promises to help readers reach their money goals and save for the future.

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August 15th, 2012

Review: Esurance Express Lane

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Esurance is trying to make getting an auto insurance quote quick and easy with its new feature called “Express Lane.”

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March 22nd, 2012

Win money with SaveUp and TurboTax!


We've reviewed SaveUp before, and now we're excited to announce their latest partnership with TurboTax! SaveUp and TurboTax are giving you three different chances to win cash. No tax refund? No problem. You can play to win $1,000 or as much as $10,000. Watch the video for more details!

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December 14th, 2011

Review: Organize Your Financial Life With The Adaptu Wallet

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Adaptu, the money management and financial literacy site, just launched an iOS app to help you budget your finances and organize your wallet. The timing’s great, since it’s the spendiest time of the year, and Adaptu makes the bold claim that you’ll never go over budget again. The app is free and cleanly designed. If you’re already a member of the Adaptu community, downloading The Adaptu Wallet is a no brainer. If you’re not yet an Adaptu member, the app makes a compelling argument for joining.

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