December 14th, 2015

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Sarah

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Sarah

Hi folks! It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Max, one of our awesome Senior Infrastructure Software Engineers. Today, you get to meet one of our Senior Revenues Analysts, Sarah!

Sarah is basically a Napa resident on the weekends and has become an avid wine drinker. She and her fiancé are club members at three wineries.

The Interview

What’s your title at Credit Karma?
Senior Revenue Analyst.

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December 9th, 2015

Credit Karma Recognized with Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

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Yesterday, Credit Karma was recognized as one of the winners of the eighth annual Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2016.

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December 3rd, 2015

The 10 Cities With The Most Responsible Millennial Spenders

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There’s a prevailing cliche that exists about Millennials: they’re prone to living beyond their means, credit-illiterate and slightly irresponsible, enjoying the spend-now, consequences-later era of their early youth.

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November 17th, 2015

Credit Karma Gives Away Its One-Billionth Free Credit Score

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We launched Credit Karma’s product in early 2008 to give consumers free access to their credit information that had until then been difficult or costly to access. It was our hope that we could equip consumers with the information they needed in order to thrive financially. Credit scores were too important to a consumer’s financial wellbeing to be locked behind expensive subscription models.

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November 16th, 2015

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Max

It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Robert, one of our Data Scientists. Today, you get to meet our Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Max!

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November 12th, 2015

Introducing Credit Karma’s New Direct Dispute Feature

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According to an FTC study, one-in-four consumers have an error on their credit report that could affect their credit score. A credit report error, such as a fraudulent account or incorrect account details, can have a powerful impact on a consumer’s financial health.

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November 5th, 2015

The 10 Most Affordable Cities For Millennials to Buy a Home

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Owning a home is a hallmark of American life. People often chase the ideal of having a house, a vehicle and a grill they can use during cookouts with friendly neighbors. There’s just one problem, according to Zillow home prices have been rising steadily since 2012, with many buyers also held back by stricter lending standards in the market since the housing crash in 2007.

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November 3rd, 2015

Keep Credit Reports Out Of Employment Decisions

Is it right for an employer to check a potential employee’s credit report, as an assessment of their character? Two weeks ago, Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, hit the headlines with an op-ed in support of the Equal Employment for All bill she helped introduce at the end of 2013, which would outlaw such an action.

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October 22nd, 2015

The Spirit is Still Willing: Millennial Attitudes to Home Buying in 2015

It’s a well hashed-out narrative in the media today, which deepens with every new home sales report: the average age of first-time homebuyers is rising as Millennials face several obstacles in their path to home ownership.

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October 14th, 2015

Credit Karma’s “My Money Story” series continues!

A lot of people are embarrassed to talk about their finances. At Credit Karma we want to change that. In August, we launched a new video series, “My Money Stories,” featuring real people talking about their journeys with finances, credit and debt. We’ve been posting new stories on YouTube across the last two months and wanted to update you on this new content.

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