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Credit card debt falls alongside credit scores

Credit card debt falls alongside credit scores

Fox Business, 2012-01-25

According to a recent report issued by CreditKarma.com, credit card debt declined 11 percent nationwide last year. However, it wasn't all good news. Credit scores saw a decline during that time as well.

Credit card splurge in December

Credit card splurge in December

Bankrate, 2012-01-17

Consumer credit advocate CreditKarma.com said residents in only nine states paid down their credit card debt in December from the previous month. Of those, six -- Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma and Utah -- paid down less than 1 percent of their debt.

Credit Score Zealots Pursue Fool’s Errand

Credit Score Zealots Pursue Fool’s Errand

Bloomberg, 2012-01-13

FICO credit scores rank borrowers according to the likelihood of default and there’s almost no difference in the probability of default when a consumer has a 780 or an 820, said Ken Lin, chief executive officer and founder of San Francisco- based Credit Karma.

Credit Karma Launches Free Credit Monitoring, Enrolls 100,000 Users In A Day

Credit Karma Launches Free Credit Monitoring, Enrolls 100,000 Users In A Day

TechCrunch, 2012-01-04

Credit Karma, the online service for keeping track of your credit score, has launched a new feature: free credit monitoring. Within the first day of its existence (the option became available just yesterday), the company has managed to enroll an impressive 100,000 users for the opt-in credit monitoring service.

Credit Karma Now Offering Free Monitoring Service

Credit Karma Now Offering Free Monitoring Service

MainStreet, 2012-01-03

Those intent on improving their credit score in 2012 can get some help by visiting the website Credit Karma, which is offering free credit monitoring to all Americans starting today.

The end of paid credit report monitoring?

The end of paid credit report monitoring?

CNNMoney, 2012-01-03

Credit Karma originally launched as another free credit report company, albeit one that made money from advertising rather than upsells. Now the San Francisco-based company has launched a free credit monitoring platform – a service that Experian currently values at $15 per month.

Finally: Good news on credit scores

Finally: Good news on credit scores

MSN Money, 2011-12-30

You can get credit scores for free from sites such as Credit Karma or Quizzle, or by signing up for credit monitoring.

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