Dec 16, 2016
Gift card purchases are expected to increase to $27.5 billion this year. Do you know what that means for retailers and consumers?
Nov 22, 2016
When shoppers hit the counter of their favorite retailer this holiday season, they may be asked to sign up for the store’s branded credit card in exchange for a discount on their purchase. The cards are often a better deal for the stores than they are for consumers. Here is why.
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 20, 2016
A recent Credit Karma survey of “adulting” activities found that the only maintenance task the majority of respondents reported as regularly performing was taking their cars in for service. Overall, people are as vigilant about monitoring their credit rating as they are about going to the dentist, even though both are preventative steps that can save thousands of dollars and a lot of future pain.
Oct 3, 2016
The CARD Act went into effect in 2009 as a way to protect college students and their credit scores from the danger of too easy debt sweetened by branded swag. The results have been dramatic and part of a larger trend in the credit industry.
Aug 27, 2015
In July 2015,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. What do you think we found?