You shouldn't hide credit and debt issues with your spouse or partner. Checking your credit scores and credit reports together is a good way to understand what the two of you can work on together. Sites like Credit Karma will be able to provide a full picture of your finances for free by providing your credit reports and credit scores for free.
As part of its series on leading startups' business models, VatorNews profiled Credit Karma.
Rebuilding your credit is hard work; it takes a lot of time and organization. Using Credit Karma can help you get back on track with resources, tools and a way to check your progress over time, all for free.
While you should always try your best to keep your credit score as high as possible, Credit Karma Chief Consumer Advocate Bethy Hardeman explains there may be some cases when it's okay to take the hit.
Personal finance platform Credit Karma announced it has raised a $175 million Series D round at a $3.5 billion valuation. Credit Karma plans to develop new tools and offerings to allow its members to get better deals on home loans and student loans.
Best known for providing free access to credit data, Credit Karma announced it has raised new funding, valuing the financial startup at $3.5 billion. Credit Karma plans to be the one-stop shop for financial products, such as student loans, mortgages and auto insurance.
Credit Karma Chief Consumer Advocate Bethy Hardeman shares the top 25 U.S. metro-areas with the highest average student loan debt. She also discovers some interesting and positive reasons why cities may belong on this list.
Make sure you stay on top of all three of your major credit reports frequently. You want to remove errors as soon as they appear. Sites like Credit Karma provide credit reports and credit monitoring for free.
Credit bureaus and credit scoring companies have changed the way they evaluate your credit score in 2015. Credit Karma allows you to stay on top of these changes by providing your latest credit score for free.