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Credit Karma Now Helps Homeowners Save on Their Mortgages

May 16, 2017 By Arun Mohan Buying a home is the biggest financial decision many of us will make in our lifetime. Unfortunately, it has also historically been one of the most confusing, so many people don’t bother to shop around for the best deal on their home loan. As many as half of all homeowners might […]

Credit Karma Unclaimed Money Will Help Return Billions of Dollars to Americans

If you’ve ever found money under the couch, we’ve got some news for you. There is over $40 billion hiding in America’s proverbial couch. It’s called unclaimed money, and it’s owed to tens of millions of people. The problem is most people don’t know they have money just sitting with the state, waiting to be […]

A Decade of Financial Progress with Credit Karma

Ten years ago, we started Credit Karma with the idea that everyone should have free access to their credit information. A few months later, the recession hit and there were so many reasons we could’ve failed: a tough economy, lack of funding, widespread distrust of consumer credit companies… the list goes on. But despite these […]

Introducing Credit Karma’s New Mission-Inspired Brand

This week, Credit Karma announced that in addition to the free credit scores, reports and tools, we will also be helping people file their taxes for free. Credit Karma TaxTM is an exciting new resource. As part of the evolution of our brand, we’ve also announced a new logo, look and feel for the site. As […]

Updated App Could Help Credit Karma Members Save Billions in Interest

November 30, 2016 Here at Credit Karma we’re committed to making financial progress possible for everyone, which means solving the biggest, hairiest financial problems faced by everyday Americans. One of the biggest challenges we hear about from our members is the cost of their debt – over $3.5 trillion of debt for more than 60 […]

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 […]

Credit Karma Takes Pride in Diverse Culture

Photo credit: Jonathan Garza A community outreach initiative that started modestly two months ago grew into an outpouring of support for the LGBTQI community the last weekend in June as almost 200 Credit Karma employees, family and friends marched for the first time ever in the San Francisco Pride Parade for Racial and Economic Justice. […]

Credit Karma Named Tech and Innovation Award Winner by the San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco-based personal finance company Credit Karma was recognized in the Best Financial Technology Company category at an awards gala on May 24, 2016 by The San Francisco Business Times in its annual Tech and Innovation Awards. The Business Times received more than 300 nominations across the 11 categories for the prestigious award. Winners were […]