Windows Fanatics | Nov 11, 2009

Weak scores may limit access to credit cards

Like some other companies out there, Credit Karma provides you with credit score for free, but the extras help it to stand out a little more.

MSN Money | Nov 11, 2009

5 ways to kill your credit scores

Or you can sign up for free credit scores from sites such as Quizzle, and Credit Karma, which use the actual information on file about you with the credit bureaus.

Wisdom Journal | Nov 7, 2009

The Top 10 Consumer Credit Events Of 2009

According to Credit Karma's CEO, Ken Lin, 2009 has been a momentous year for credit issues and I have to agree with him. Suddenly, frugality became cool, overspending was out, and consumers put more emphasis on savings and paying down their outstanding debt.

Marketplace NPR Radio | Nov 6, 2009

What To Do With Your Credit Cards

Ken Lin, CEO of, talks about how to handle your credit cards, especially now that companies are hiking interest rates, cutting credit lines and imposing new fees.

Zikkir | Nov 1, 2009

The Truth About Free Credit Scores

Credit Karma, which also relies on TransUnion data, gives you one of the same credit scores that TransUnion sells directly to consumers. In addition, it provides a report card grading consumers from A to F across seven key components affecting their scores and ranks the importance of each factor as high, medium or low.

Journal Star | Oct 30, 2009

Lessons Learned: Now You Can Get Credit Scores Free!

For example, offers a free daily credit score update. The site also keeps track of past scores so you can monitor progress, and has a report card for grading you on factors that affect scores. Moreover, you have access on this site to a credit-simulator, which can show how scores might change if you applied for a new credit card or line of credit.