CBS MoneyWatch | Jul 26, 2011

Debt in America: What We Owe

Credit Karma, compiled data from the credit files of its 211,000 users, to create a picture of how much individuals owe, broken down by loan type and the state in which they live. MoneyWatch analyzed this data to determine which state’s residents are the most and least indebted — and where people are making the most progress in paying down their loans.

SmartMoney | Jul 20, 2011

How to Improve a Credit Score

CreditKarma.com and Quizzle.com offer free scores using different formulas that, although less likely to be used by lenders, can help you ballpark your score at the outset and track it over time.

South Florida Business Journal | Jul 13, 2011

Florida credit scores dip

Credit scores for Florida consumers declined slightly over the past year, according to San Francisco-based CreditKarma. The credit management service reported that Florida consumers had an average credit score of 658 in June, down from 660 a year earlier, but unchanged from January.

South Florida Business Journal | Jul 13, 2011

Florida credit scores dip

Credit scores for Florida consumers declined slightly over the past year, according to San Francisco-based CreditKarma. The credit management service reported that Florida consumers had an average credit score of 658 in June, down from 660 a year earlier, but unchanged from January.

mainstreet.com | Jul 6, 2011

Best Credit Cards for Globe-trotters

According to Ken Lin, CEO of CreditKarma.com, Capital One’s Venture Rewards card stands out as the “best product” for travelers since Capital One (Stock Quote: COF) does not charge a foreign transaction fee and the rewards program associated with it is pretty substantial.

Reuters | Jul 5, 2011

New free credit scores: What you need to know now

Most of those scores are not official or necessarily used by many lenders, but some of them are close enough to FICO scores to be useful as approximations for consumers who just want a rough idea of how they are doing. If that’s all you want, get scores from a site that is truly free, such as CreditKarma.

Forbes | Jul 5, 2011

10 Steps to Repair, Rebuild, and Protect Your Credit

Have you had one or more financial misfortunes over the past several years and now have a less than ideal credit score? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Credit scores have been one of the biggest victims of the financial crisis and the recession.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Jul 1, 2011

Adding credit cards may lift credit score

"What we found is pretty interesting," said Ken Lin, CEO of CreditKarma.com, a San Francisco-based consumer credit company. "The more credit cards you have, the better your credit score.

Sacramento Bee | Jun 26, 2011

Personal Finance: Credit card offers are back

Seem like you're seeing more credit card offers lately? You aren't dreaming. Targeting everyone from teenagers to 80-somethings, credit card companies are cranking out more offers, especially to those with good credit ratings.