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Drowning in Debt

Drowning in Debt

Huffington Post, 2015-06-26

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.

When It's OK For Your Credit Score To Drop

When It's OK For Your Credit Score To Drop

U.S. News & World Report, 2015-06-25

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.

Credit Karma Raises $175 Million, Valued At $3.5 Billion

Credit Karma Raises $175 Million, Valued At $3.5 Billion

Forbes, 2015-06-23

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.

Planning to Reinvent Loans, Credit Karma Now Valued at $3.5 Billion

Planning to Reinvent Loans, Credit Karma Now Valued at $3.5 Billion

Fortune, 2015-06-23

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.

Do You Live in a City With High Average Student Debt?

Do You Live in a City With High Average Student Debt?

Forbes, 2015-06-19

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.

5 Tips to Get Mistakes Removed From Your Credit Report

5 Tips to Get Mistakes Removed From Your Credit Report

U.S. News & World Report, 2015-06-16

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.

Great News for Your Credit This Year

Great News for Your Credit This Year

AARP Bulletin, 2015-06-15

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.

How to save big when interest rates go up

How to save big when interest rates go up

Today, 2015-06-12

With the Federal Reserve likely to increase interest rates soon, there are many steps you can take now to save money. Before you refinance your existing debt, it's important to check your credit score to make sure you can qualify for the best offers. Credit Karma can provide you your credit score, credit report and detailed analysis of how you can improve each of your credit factors for free.

Apps You Need When Looking For a Home

Apps You Need When Looking For a Home

RealtyToday, 2015-06-08

More and more apps are available to help home-buyers find the home of their dream. Before you begin your search, it is important to understand where you stand before any lenders do. Credit Karma keeps you in the loop providing regular updates and personalized advice about your credit score and report for free.

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