November 3rd, 2015
Is it right for an employer to check a potential employee’s credit report, as an assessment of their character? Two weeks ago, Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, hit the headlines with an op-ed in support of the Equal Employment for All bill she helped introduce at the end of 2013, which would outlaw such an action. As it stands, employers in many states are able to check a potential employee’s credit report with that person’s consent. A 2012 survey put the number of employers using credit checks in some form in an employment decision at close to half.
August 27th, 2015
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.
August 26th, 2015
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.
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 7th, 2015
March 20th, 2015
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.
February 12th, 2015
Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, February 17 at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing student loans, with special cohost SALT!
January 29th, 2015
Join our Tweetchat on Tuesday, February 3 at 2PM PST. This week we'll be discussing how millennials can buy a home, with special cohost Lauren!
January 14th, 2015
Enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card in Credit Karma's The Most Unusual Place You Can Check Your Credit Contest!
January 13th, 2015
A Credit Karma member needed some advice on how to help a friend who had a credit mishap while he was traveling.