We have just launched a new version of our mobile app to put a dent in this problem by helping people reduce the cost of their debt. The updated tool guides members through the process of reducing the cost of credit card and auto loan debt, with recommendations on everything from refinancing to payment strategies.
As part of its mission of making financial progress possible for everyone, Credit Karma is launching in Canada. Canadians will have free access to their credit score and full credit report, updated as often as once a week.
As automakers prepare to debut the newest offerings at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Credit Karma took a closer look at how people buy-and finance-cars.
Credit Karma invited more than 1,000 of our more than 60 million members to take a quiz designed by our own Chief Consumer Advocate, Bethy Hardeman, to see how many understood how credit works. Some financial concepts are better understood than others, we discovered.
We’re approaching a decade since Apple launched the first iPhone in 2007, a massive leap in the evolution of smartphones that led to handheld, internet-connected computers ending up in the pockets of the vast majority of mobile phone users in America. So what is standing in the way of throwing away our wallets in favor of mobile payments?
Your little bundle of joy could start life off deeply in debt and you might not even know it. Here is how to protect the financial identities of the ones you love at every age.
How financial concepts are presented can have a big impact on how people feel about their bank statement. A newCredit Karma survey shows that the closer fine print is to language people use to talk to their friends, the more likely they are to find it not just helpful, but trustworthy.
The CARD Act went into effect in 2009 as a way to protect college students and their credit scores from the danger of too easy debt sweetened by branded swag. The results have been dramatic and part of a larger trend in the credit industry.
When it comes to sending credit card promotions in the mail, credit scores are only one data point among many used by card issuers to target mailboxes for their avalanche of offers. You might be surprised when you find out why you have so many limited time offers in your mailbox.
Americans are shopping again and they are increasingly charging it. Growth in credit card and auto loan debt added to the $35 billion increase in aggregate household debt for a total of $12.29 trillion at the end of June according to government reports.