September 21st, 2015

Credit Karma Welcomes San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee For Company Town Hall

Mayor and Ken

I first met Mayor Ed Lee at a networking event for entrepreneurs three years ago, when Credit Karma was a much smaller company. As a newer CEO then, I was just looking for anybody to tell our story to. Meeting the mayor, I was immediately impressed by his ability to listen and to hear our visions and concerns as San Franciscans and entrepreneurs.

Continue Reading | 5 Comments | Twitter | |

August 12th, 2015

The future of Credit Karma

It’s been a hugely exciting time at Credit Karma the last couple of months. As you might have read in the news, we closed a $175 million Series D financing round at the end of June, to help us drive major new additions to our product that we think will make Credit Karma an even more efficient and effective tool.

Continue Reading | 28 Comments | Twitter | |

January 20th, 2015

New Year, New Milestone: Credit Karma Membership Hits 35 Million

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.

Continue Reading | 12 Comments | Twitter | |

May 23rd, 2012

Money as You Grow: Financial Education, with a Little Help from the White House

kids money th

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.

Continue Reading | 5 Comments | Twitter | |

February 24th, 2012

Friday Roundup: Tooth Fairy Cost Cutting Points to Still Struggling Economy

tooth fairy th

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

Continue Reading | No Comments | Twitter | |

February 20th, 2012

Monday Roundup: How to Get the Best Online Deals

online deals th

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

Continue Reading | 4 Comments | Twitter | |

February 17th, 2012

Friday Roundup: Go It Alone

alone th

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

Continue Reading | 1 Comment | Twitter | |

February 17th, 2012

CFPB Update: Supervising Credit Bureaus and Debt Collectors

cfpb th

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.

Continue Reading | 3 Comments | Twitter | |

February 8th, 2012

Wednesday Roundup: Life Lessons From 6 Famous Failures

failure th

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

Continue Reading | No Comments | Twitter | |

February 3rd, 2012

Friday Roundup: Homer Simpson’s Top Ten Business Ideas

homer simpson th

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

Continue Reading | 2 Comments | Twitter | |

Advertiser Disclosure: The offers that appear on this site are from third party advertisers from which Credit Karma receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). It is this compensation that enables Credit Karma to provide you with services like free access to your credit scores and free monitoring of your credit and financial accounts at no charge. Credit Karma strives to provide a wide array of offers for our members, but our offers do not represent all financial services companies or products.

Editorial Disclaimer: Content on the Credit Karma Blog is for entertainment and information purposes only. The opinions expressed on the blog are those of the authors themselves, and not necessarily Credit Karma or its affiliates. However, Credit Karma may be compensated by companies mentioned in the Credit Karma Blog through advertising, affiliate programs or otherwise. It is this compensation that enables Credit Karma to provide its members with services like free access to your credit scores and free monitoring of credit and financial accounts at no charge.