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Zen and the Art of Credit Reporting

Zen and the Art of Credit Reporting

Barrons, 2010-02-22

Credit Karma swaps free credit reports/scores for personal info. It also dishes up financial advice whose path eventually crosses those of marketing partners "who share our vision of consumer empowerment." The site notes: "Your credit score is kind of an expression of this concept; an index of your credit history: your credit karma.".

Free Credit Score with Credit Karma

Free Credit Score with Credit Karma

My Credit Cards Blog, 2010-02-20

You all know that using a credit card, building your credit limit, and paying your balance on time build up your credit score. It's always a good idea to check up on your credit score every now and then. Well, there is a free service out here called Credit Karma.

Track your credit score for free with Credit Karma

Track your credit score for free with Credit Karma

OverExpressed, 2010-02-19

Beyond quantifying your fiscal dependability in a single number, Credit Karma also provides some nice reports breaking down the individual areas that contribute to that score. They give you a letter grade and a percentile ranking relative to the rest of the herd, helping point you in the right direction to bring that score up to par.

Credit Karma Launches Savings Dashboard With Targeted Financial Offers

Credit Karma Launches Savings Dashboard With Targeted Financial Offers

Finovate Conferences, 2010-02-17

Web traffic at Credit Karma has been growing steadily. The site currently boasts more than 400,000 unique visitors per month, more than double the volume a year ago. Credit Karma also announced that it quadrupled its users in 2009 and now has more than one million subscribers.

Expert Says Ditching Your Credit Card May Not Be Wise

Expert Says Ditching Your Credit Card May Not Be Wise

Go Banking Rates, 2010-02-16

For instance, according to CreditKarma.com, the average consumer with a credit card has a score of 689, while the average score of a person without a card is 563. This means, in order to build good credit and make yourself eligible for a house or car, it's good to regularly use at least one credit card.

Sites That Help You Fight The Fees

Sites That Help You Fight The Fees

Wall Street Journal Blog, 2010-02-12

CreditKarma.com gives free TransUnion TransRisk credit scores... Not getting a score for free "just seemed wrong," says Nichole Mustard, co-founder and vice president of strategy for CreditKarma.com.

More consumers just say no to credit cards

More consumers just say no to credit cards

USA Today, 2010-02-08

"Responsible use of credit cards helps consumers develop a good credit profile. Consumers who don't carry a credit card have an average credit score of 563, vs. 689 for those with at least one card who carry a monthly balance, according to Credit Karma, a consumer website that provides free credit scores."

3 Ways To Get A Free Credit Report With No Hidden Fees

3 Ways To Get A Free Credit Report With No Hidden Fees

CreditShout, 2010-02-02

After just a few minutes, I was addicted to this website. Credit Karma gives you your current credit score, credit card and other loan offers based on that score. The site also offers a credit simulator that shows the impact different financial actions will have on your credit score.

Favorite Website of the Week: CreditKarma.com

Favorite Website of the Week: CreditKarma.com

CuteGeek, 2010-01-25

CreditKarma.com is here to help not to make you change your style of living or anything, but to help you keep track of your credit score and finances. There are many tools to help you accordingly plan your financial goals through calculators, credit simulators and also special offers from credit cards.

New credit reality; scores must be higher to get the best rates

New credit reality; scores must be higher to get the best rates

Wallet Pop, 2010-01-22

So if you're thinking of a major purchase, your first step is to check your credit score. You can do that for free at CreditKarma.com. You may also want to check out the Credit Score Simulator to test how certain credit actions will impact your score.

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