Dec 14, 2016

Credit Karma Could Hire Up to 100 People in New Charlotte Office

December 14, 2016 I am proud to announce that Credit Karma is expanding to North Carolina. The new East Coast branch of the personal finance company will leverage the Charlotte area’s vibrant atmosphere to attract top talent from all over the region to support a new always-free online tax preparation service, Credit Karma Tax™. We […]

Dec 7, 2016

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 […]

Nov 30, 2016

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 […]

Nov 28, 2016

Credit Karma Grows International Footprint with Expansion to Canada

November 28, 2016 As part of its mission of making financial progress possible for everyone, Credit Karma is launching in Canada. Upon visiting the beta version of www.CreditKarma.ca and becoming a member, Canadians will have free access to their credit score and full credit report, updated as often as once a week. “Since our founding nine years […]

Nov 14, 2016

How Much Do Americans Really Know About Credit?

November 14, 2016 The more you know about how banks decide whether to give you a loan and at what rate, the easier it will be for you to take the actions that make you seem as more creditworthy. Credit Karma has spent the last nine years sharing information with Americans about their individual credit […]

Oct 11, 2016

Child Identity Protection for Every Age

Your little bundle of joy could start life off deeply in debt and you might not even know it. Some lenders require a social security number with a clean credit history, but don’t necessarily check that the borrower’s name matches the number, so thieves can get away with using social security numbers that aren’t assigned […]

Oct 6, 2016

Clear Language Establishes Trust, Minimizes Anxiety

October 6, 2016 How financial concepts are presented can have a big impact on how people feel about their bank statement. As part of the Karma of Money Collaborative research project, in August, Credit Karma worked with Qualtrics to survey over 1,000 people about their reactions to two descriptions of adjustable rate rules, one technical […]

Oct 3, 2016

Did the CARD Act Really Protect College Student Credit Scores?

October 3, 2016 Before the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure or CARD Act went into effect in 2009, it was a much more common sight to see credit card companies setting up kiosks welcoming students to campus, offering swag in exchange for filling out an application for a college-affinity card. Credit cards branded with […]