Nov 14, 2016
Credit Karma invited more than 1,000 of our more than 60 million members to take a quiz designed by our own Chief Consumer Advocate, Bethy Hardeman, to see how many understood how credit works. Some financial concepts are better understood than others, we discovered.
Oct 11, 2016
Your little bundle of joy could start life off deeply in debt and you might not even know it. Here is how to protect the financial identities of the ones you love at every age.
Sep 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. It also comes with a high price tag.
Nov 17, 2015
We launched Credit Karma’s product in early 2008 to give consumers free access to their credit information that had until then been difficult or costly to access. It was our hope that we could equip consumers with the information they needed in order to thrive financially. Credit scores were too important to a consumer’s financial wellbeing to be locked behind expensive subscription models.
Nov 12, 2015
According to an FTC study, one-in-four consumers have an error on their credit report that could affect their credit score. A credit report error, such as a fraudulent account or incorrect account details, can have a powerful impact on a consumer’s financial health. These errors can affect everything from the terms and rates a consumer is offered on credit cards to their ability to rent an apartment. Credit Karma's new Direct Dispute can make correcting those errors as easy as clicking a button.
Dec 29, 2014
For years, Credit Karma has proudly provided credit scores to millions of members. Then, we upped the ante by adding free credit monitoring, account monitoring, and, most recently, weekly TransUnion credit reports.
Jul 30, 2014
Credit Karma members are now eligible to check their TransUnion credit report at any time through their Credit Karma account, and to update their report once a week. The feature will allow unprecedented free access to interested consumers.
Apr 7, 2011
From bankruptcy to soft inquiry, this glossary of financial tools will empower you to take control of the conversation around your financial future.