Major security breaches have become too common of a story, with retailers and websites hacked with alarming frequency. It has become so common that it can often take a fairly egregious breach – think SONY in 2014, or Target in 2013 – for something to become a high-profile news story. It also comes with a high price tag.
Majority of those with student debt are carrying $10,000 to $50,000 for their educational experience and many are making extra payments or refinancing to manage the burden.
In this article featured in Inc., Kenneth Lin shares findings from a new Credit Karma report shows young people focused on traditional "adulting" goals of starting a family, buying a house and launching a career.
A community outreach initiative that started modestly two months ago grew into an outpouring of support for the LGBTQI community the last weekend in June as almost 200 Credit Karma employees, family and friends marched for the first time ever in the San Francisco Pride Parade for Racial and Economic Justice. Employees from all departments along with senior executives marched in the parade, accompanied by DJ Justin James under 75 3-ft-diameter balloons, handing out rainbow slap bracelets and showing their support for the community.
It turns out having clean air and water is something almost everyone can agree is important. The majority in a recent Credit karma survey ranked the environment as very or extremely important and some segments found it even more important than others.
A new survey by Credit Karma finds that contrary to trending criticisms, young people really are interested in “adulting” in pretty traditional ways. They are getting married and buying homes and cars in large numbers. Urban, suburban and rural 18-34 year-olds are starting families and using credit cards.
Some people are more worried about the almost $1.3 trillion in student debt nationally than others. How important might be linked to your credit score.
Credit Karma looked at the average credit card usage, limits, number of cards, inquiries and collections, plus amount of credit card, mortgage, student loan and auto loan debt for the millennials in our membership of more than 50 million people to determine what mix resulted in higher credit scores.
San Francisco-based personal finance company Credit Karma was recognized in the Best Financial Technology Company category at an awards gala on May 24, 2016 by The San Francisco Business Times in its annual Tech and Innovation Awards.
Do people with higher credit scores tend to see foreign policy and defense spending as more important than economic issues like unemployment and the cost of higher education?