Credit Reports

How Much Do Americans Really Know About Credit?

November 14, 2016 The more you know about how banks decide whether to give you a loan and at what rate, the easier it will be for you to take the actions that make you seem as more creditworthy. Credit Karma has spent the last nine years sharing information with Americans about their individual credit […]

Child Identity Protection for Every Age

Your little bundle of joy could start life off deeply in debt and you might not even know it. Some lenders require a social security number with a clean credit history, but don’t necessarily check that the borrower’s name matches the number, so thieves can get away with using social security numbers that aren’t assigned […]

What is Black Market Value of Stolen Credit Card Info?

September 8, 2016 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. Stealing and […]