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

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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

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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

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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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September 13th, 2012

5 Clever Ways to Improve Your Credit Health

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Here's the situation: Your credit score is OK, but it’s not great. And you’re at a loss of what to do to build your credit further for that home you hope to buy in the next year or so. That’s where this post comes in. I’ve collected some of the best and most effective tips for improving your overall credit health. Let’s get started!

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August 16th, 2011

Credit Karma Chat: What does the U.S. credit downgrade mean for you?

Bethy and Justine get specific about what the credit downgrade is and what it means for consumers

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July 20th, 2011

The Karma Count: The New Free Credit Scores In 3 Quick Facts

Starting July 21, lenders will be required to provide your free credit score if you are denied a loan or credit application, or if you are charged a higher interest rate because of your credit score.

What does this mean for you and me? In this first episode of “The Karma Count,” our credit advisor, Justine fills us in on the details in just two minutes.

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May 9th, 2011

Credit Karma Q&A: Credit Over-Utilization and Tax Liens

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Last week we hard credit inquiries and accounts in collections, and this week we’re discussing how negative actions with credit over-utilization and tax liens affect your credit score.

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