Jul 31, 2013

Infographic: Financial Health vs. Physical Health

July 31, 2013 If you were given the chance to get rid of your debt, but in its place you’d have to pack on some extra pounds, would you do it? If you said “no” then you’re in agreement with the majority of Americans we surveyed. Credit Karma recently teamed up with Harris Interactive to survey 2,021 […]

Jul 21, 2013

Infographic: Credit Myths Debunked

July 21, 2013 How credit is calculated can be confusing and there are a lot of misconceptions swirling around. This graphic might make it easier to separate the myth from the truth and take the steps to the best financial life possible. Amy Leone is the Public Relations Coordinator at Credit Karma. Before joining the team […]

Jun 22, 2013

Infographic: New Auto Loan Amounts by State

June 22, 2013 With car-buying season revving up, here are the states with the highest average auto loan amounts. Amy Leone is the Public Relations Coordinator at Credit Karma. Before joining the team in June 2012 she spent most of her career as a TV news producer. When she’s not helping promote Credit Karma on a […]

May 23, 2013

10 U.S. Cities with the Lowest Credit Scores

May 23, 2013 Not all cities are the same when it comes to credit health. An analysis of average credit scores in the largest U.S. cities uncovered a wide fluctuation in the 10 metropolises with the lowest average credit score. * Is your city on this list? Jackson, MS – 606 Detroit, MI – 612 Memphis, TN – […]

May 18, 2013

Credit Scores & Debt by Generation

May 18, 2013 Amy Leone is the Public Relations Coordinator at Credit Karma. Before joining the team in June 2012 she spent most of her career as a TV news producer. When she’s not helping promote Credit Karma on a variety of media outlets, she’s probably out running or exploring her new state of California.

May 5, 2013

Average Number of Accounts vs. Average Total Debt

May 5, 2013 One of the factors in a credit score is average total debt. An analysis of debt by number of open accounts among the different credit score ranges reveals some interesting results. Amy Leone is the Public Relations Coordinator at Credit Karma. Before joining the team in June 2012 she spent most of her […]

Apr 29, 2013

Infographic: Percent of On-Time Payments by Credit Score

April 29, 2013 On-time payments are an important factor in credit score calculations. An analysis of the percent of on-time payments for each credit score range illustrates that vividly. Amy Leone is the Public Relations Coordinator at Credit Karma. Before joining the team in June 2012 she spent most of her career as a TV news […]

Apr 25, 2013

10 U.S. Cities with the Lowest Mortgage Debt

April 25, 2013 Mortgage debt is dependent on a number of factors, including home price, downpayment and amount and interest rates. An analysis of the 10 U.S. cities with the lowest mortgage debt found a wide range in the 10 U.S. cities with the least average amount still owed on their homes. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA – $79,991 […]

Apr 5, 2013

The Lifecycle of Debt and Credit Scores

April 5, 2013 Here at the Credit Karma Blog we’ve talked before about the average national credit score and average debt load. We’ve taken a look at potential credit score rivalries and how different credit score ranges compare when it comes to debt, on-time payments and number of accounts. A while back, we took a […]

Mar 22, 2013

10 U.S. Cities with the Highest Student Loan Debt

March 22, 2013 Each month, we take a look at data from our members to analyze the current state of credit and debt in the U.S. This month we’re honing in on student loan debt, which has been a hot topic for quite some time now. What we found might surprise you. Here’s a rundown […]