March 26th, 2013

Credit Q&A Series: Taxes and Your Credit Score


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We are back with another Credit Q&A Series post… and one just in time for tax season! As we have mentioned before, our CEO and founder Ken Lin continues to make weekly appearances on the Ed Shultz Radio Talk Show. Ken uses his expertise to help educate Ed’s listeners on the impact credit scores have on consumers’ overall financial health. Today’s question tackles paying the tax man on time.

Listener Question

“Can not paying the IRS affect your credit score? Does the IRS report to the credit bureaus? ”

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March 11th, 2013

Credit Q&A Series: How do credit limit increases affect my score?

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Welcome to another installment of the Credit Q&A Series on the Credit Karma Blog! As we shared with you last time Ken Lin our founder and CEO has been making weekly appearances on the Ed Shultz Talk Radio Show. Ken brings credit and finance knowledge to Ed’s listeners. Lately Ken’s been answering questions from the show’s listeners. Today's question is all about credit limit increases.

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February 25th, 2013

Credit Q&A Series: Credit Score Ranges

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Our very own founder and CEO Ken Lin has been making weekly appearances on The Ed Shultz Radio Show. He brings his knowledge of credit and finances to Ed’s listeners. Recently Ken started answering listeners’ credit questions. We thought we would share those questions and answers here on our blog since we figure many others might have the same questions. Read on!

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October 19th, 2012

Facebook Question: Is Having High Credit Limits Bad?

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We tapped our Facebook followers once again to answer this member’s tough question: “I am wondering if having high limits on credit cards is good or bad? Is it better to request higher limits?" Here’s what you had to say!

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March 28th, 2012

Credit Q&A with Justine, Credit Advisor

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We asked our Facebook community to share their biggest credit questions. Justine, Credit Karma’s resident Credit Advisor, chose three questions to answer today.

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June 29th, 2010

More Credit Score Help At The Credit Advice Center

Guess which question is heard most often around the water cooler at the Credit Advice Center. “How do I improve my credit score?” This question pops up frequently because the Credit Advice Center is becoming a real community forum for discussions around the topic of credit, especially the mystery surrounding credit scores. So, we will […]

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June 15th, 2010

The Credit Advice Center – Community Powered Q&A!

Have a nagging credit-related question? Or know a thing or two about credit cards, credit scores, loans, and more that you want to share? Whether you have questions or wisdom, we invite you to Credit Karma’s newest tool, the Credit Advice Center, a forum for us to share our experiences and learn from other savvy […]

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March 16th, 2010

Dear Credit Karma… More About Credit Karma!

Dear Credit Karma, Is Credit Karma really a free service? Absolutely.Credit Karma is free and is available at absolutely no cost to you. Credit Karma has no catch, gimmick, or secret subscription, and will never charge you now or later down the road. Become a Credit Karma member for free, and you can use the […]

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December 9th, 2009

Dear Credit Karma – Student Loan Consolidation

Dear Credit Karma, I just graduated from college and I have a lot of student loans to pay off.  Is a student loan consolidation a good option for me?  What should I look for when choosing the right fit for me? Student loan consolidation is a “right fit” for your financial life if, with all […]

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