August 28th, 2015
It’s hard to afford college without student loans. According to the Institute for College Access & Success, 69 percent of graduates from public and nonprofit colleges had student loan debt.
Credit Karma data from our member base of over 40 million consumers shows the 15 cities where the highest percentage of members had student loans.
August 21st, 2015
Looking at Credit Karma data around national credit limits, from our more than 40 million members, we’ve found two commonalities: people with the highest credit limits tend to live in cities with both higher than average incomes and retail sales.
August 19th, 2015
A lot of people are embarrassed to talk about their finances. At Credit Karma we want to change that. That’s why this week we’ve launched a new video series, which will run through the next few months, featuring real people talking about their journeys with finances, credit and debt.
August 14th, 2015
Want to own a home? You may want to ditch the big city. We consulted our data to find the US cities where the highest percentage of Credit Karma members had mortgages, and small cities dominated. Of the top 15 cities, none had more than 250,000 residents, and all but three had less than 200,000.
August 12th, 2015
August 10th, 2015
August 6th, 2015
Where the US cities with the highest average mortgages were all out west, the 15 cities where Credit Karma members had the lowest average mortgage according to our data* spread all over the country: the Midwest, South and Northeast.
July 30th, 2015
If you’re thinking about buying property in California, you might need to see how deep your pockets go. While the Golden State is known for its beaches and endless summers, it’s also home to some of the priciest real estate in the country.
July 13th, 2015
June 2nd, 2015
It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Zack, one of our awesome Senior Software Engineers. Today, you get to meet another Software Engineer on the team: Martin!