August 27th, 2015

Weddings, Marriage and Money: Credit Karma Survey Findings

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In July 2015, along with research company Qualtrics, Credit Karma surveyed 500 Millennials (ages 18-34) and 500 Baby Boomers (ages 50-65) in America to compare their beliefs and behaviors toward getting married and building a future.

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August 26th, 2015

4 Myths About Credit Cards That Should Be Retired

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Until recently, it could be expensive and confusing for the average consumer to access their credit scores and reports. A side effect of this was a proliferation of rumors about the best way to manage credit. Like any good urban legend, it’s hard to know exactly where these got started. Since Credit Karma launched in 2008 we’ve heard a lot of them and have done our best to put them to rest.

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August 7th, 2015

About that Facebook patent…

Much attention was given this week to a recently granted Facebook patent that may open the door for the social network to create an alternative credit score system based on your social graph. Why this may not be the best idea.

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May 1st, 2015

The Credit Karma Business Model: Turning lose-lose, into win-win-win

The Credit Karma Business Model

Have you ever wondered how Credit Karma is able to provide your credit scores and reports for free, when so many others want to charge you? We’ve been able to do what others could not, because our business model is built on addressing a two-sided problem that has long impacted banks and consumers.

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March 20th, 2015

March is Credit Education Month!

At Credit Karma, every month is credit education month. So we’re fully behind celebrating March for actually being credit education month, and we’ve launched a new website in its honor.

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March 3rd, 2015

Nerds Behind Credit Karma: Riley

It’s time for another edition of Nerds Behind Credit Karma. Last month, we introduced you to Dan, one of our cool Senior Software Engineers in Test. Today, you get to meet Riley, one of our awesome Senior Software Engineers!

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October 31st, 2014

The Credit Scoreboard: Week 9

NFL Week 9

For the Credit Scoreboard, Week 9 will be our last. We’re 7-9 heading into the home stretch, and we’re hoping for a miracle to pull us back even. Thanks to everyone who followed along with our little experiment. It’s been fun!

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September 27th, 2014

The Credit Scoreboard: Week 4

NFL Week 4

Welcome back to The Credit Scoreboard! Don’t look now, but the model might be catching on. We went 1-1 again last week, bringing our season total to 2-4.

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September 7th, 2014

The Credit Scoreboard: Week 1

NFL Week One

This season, we think we've stumbled on the perfect model for pro football picks. Check out our Week 1 selections and come back next week to see how we did.

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December 30th, 2013

Top Blog Posts of 2013

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We hope you've had a lot of fun and have learned a lot this year on the Credit Karma Blog! Just in case you missed them, here are some of our most popular posts from 2013. Enjoy!

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