Hawaii credit card debt down
Credit card debt in Hawaii fell slightly by 2.7 percent to $9,579 per person in February, down from $9,845 in January. That's according to a report released Wednesday by Credit Karma Inc., a San Francisco-based credit reporting firm.
Bank of America kills overdraft fees
"It would have been nice to see banks do this on their own accord without the prodding of regulators," said Ken Lin, chief executive of Credit Karma (on Bank of America ending overdraft fees).
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How to cope with new fees, rule changes on credit cards
To avoid having your account closed, use all of your credit cards occasionally, says Kenneth Lin, chief executive of Credit Karma, a website that provides free credit profiles. Even small purchases, such as a tank of gas once a month, will make you a more valued customer in the eyes of the card company, he says.
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Day 14: Get Your Credit Score
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Credit-Score Urban Legends – Busted!
It's a common misconception that credit scores are united in marriage, says Ken Lin, CEO of Credit Karma, a credit-score management service based in San Francisco. While you may share financial obligations in marriage, your credit scores will remain separate.
New month = time to check your credit score
Creditkarma.com is one of my favorite sites on the Internet. Every month it allows you to see your credit score from TransUnion, one of the 3 major credit bureaus.
Responsible Credit Card User? Check Your Free Credit Report
Credit Karma, a financial Web site, recently said that consumers who don't carry at least one credit card have an average credit score of 563. That's fairly low by today's standards, and might foretell a struggle for consumers seeking mortgage or auto loans.