January 28th, 2016

Credit Karma: Now Serving 50 Million Members

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We’re honored today at Credit Karma to announce that our product now serves more than 50 million members.

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January 21st, 2016

The Credit Fumble™: More Than Two-Thirds of Young Adults Make Significant Financial Mistakes

Credit Fumble

At Credit Karma, we define a “Credit Fumble” as being the phenomenon where young adults, new to credit and many without any financial education, make largely avoidable financial mistakes. When we finished our recent research into this pattern, even we were surprised to find out that more than two-thirds of young adults we surveyed experienced at least one Credit Fumble before they turned 30.

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January 14th, 2016

Let’s Make a Difference Together

Credit Karma empowers Americans with information and tools that help them become their best financial selves. Instead of just showing our members a credit score or a credit report, we provide much-needed context to explain what it all means.

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December 17th, 2015

The 10 Most Expensive Cities For Millennials To Own a Car


A recent University of Michigan study showed that car ownership was declining in America, but with over 90 percent of households still owning a vehicle, it clearly still plays a major role in most people’s daily lives.

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December 14th, 2015

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Sarah

It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Max, one of our Infrastructure Engineers. Today, you get to meet our Senior Revenue Analyst, Sarah!

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December 9th, 2015

Credit Karma Recognized with Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award


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


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

One Billion Scores

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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