January 20th, 2015
From everyone here at Credit Karma, a warm welcome into the New Year and best wishes for the twelve months ahead. As you work down your list of resolutions, maybe making plans to take control of your finances, we’ve got news that we’re excited to share with you.
Last week, Credit Karma crossed over the 35-million member mark. Which means that our platform now accounts for about 16 percent of the US population that has an open credit profile with one of the three major bureaus.
May 23rd, 2012
Not sure how to start talking to your kids about money? Don’t worry, the President has your back. The White House has just launched a new interactive website, Money as You Grow, to help kids and parents communicate more effectively about money.
February 24th, 2012
Tooth Fairy Cost Cutting Points to Still Struggling Economy. "Some people might look to the Dow Jones industrial average or the state of local business to figure out where the economy is headed, but a poll released this week indicates they need look no further than their kids' bedrooms. More specifically, under their children's pillows." Live Science
February 20th, 2012
How to Get the Best Online Deals. "To me, one of the most frustrating things is paying for something online and then finding out later I could have gotten it cheaper elsewhere. This sometimes happens when a new online sale pops up or a coupon or voucher code gets released. But, through these frustrations – I’ve learned a few things about finding the best online deals before I hit the purchase button. And, I’d like to share those with you." Three Thrifty Guys
February 17th, 2012
Go It Alone. "Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? Did you dream of starting your own business when you were young? If you are not self-employed now, what is stopping you? Is it not the right time? The timing is never perfect, but at some point in your life, the opportunity to go it alone will surface. I’ll share some stories with you today." Retire by 40
February 17th, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced its latest efforts to supervise two major aspects of the financial industry): oversight of large debt collectors and credit reporting agencies.
February 8th, 2012
Life Lessons From 6 Famous Failures. "Have you ever met a successful person who did not encounter some failures along the way? I know I haven’t … it seems that failure is inextricably blended into the pathway toward success. Fortunately for us, some very famous people have traveled this path. What can we learn from these famous failures?" Christian Personal Finance
February 3rd, 2012
Homer Simpson’s Top Ten Business Ideas. "I’ve been a fan of The Simpsons from the very beginning when they started out as a cartoon short during the Tracey Ullman Show. The characters have changed quite a bit over the years and none more so than Homer Simpson. In early episodes, Homer was a hard-working father with good intentions who just never seemed to catch a break. These days he’s little more than a buffoon bouncing from one comic adventure to the next." Saving Money Today
February 1st, 2012
Burger-nomics: Is a $26 hamburger worth it? "The hamburger, as we know, is more than a beef patty nestled between two pieces of bread. It can come smothered with grilled onions, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, a secret sauce reminiscent of thousand island dressing, and sold for $3.75 like a cheeseburger from drive thru burger joint In-N-Out in Southern California. Or it can use high quality beef blends — dry-aged rib eye, skirt steak, brisket, and short rib — and cost $26 like Minetta Tavern's Black Label Burger in New York City" Bundle
January 27th, 2012
Money Problems Are All I Have. "The caller ID showed an incoming call from the wife of a couple with which my wife and I are close friends. I answered the phone with a quickly forgotten humorous remark as the voice on the other end was shaky, asking for a favor. Our friend and her teenage daughter were having a huge argument and they needed a third party to step in and mediate the situation." Enemy of Debt