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Free Credit Score App Launched

Free Credit Score App Launched

WUSA 9NEWS NOW, 2012-07-18

A new smartphone app debuted Wednesday from CreditKarma.com. It can be found in the Apple App store for iPhones and iPads. The app is the first and only way to get a free credit score and free credit monitoring on-the-go

Personal Finance: Tips As You Get Ready To Take Off

Personal Finance: Tips As You Get Ready To Take Off

Sacramento Bee, 2012-07-01

Weed out the wallet, says Ken Lin, CEO of consumer website CreditKarma.com in San Francisco. You don't need your Macy's card while hiking in the Sierra. Same for your Social Security card, library card, gym membership or anything with personal information that can "encourage identity theft or access to your life."

Holds On Debit Cards Can Derail Travel Plan Of Spending Wisely

Holds On Debit Cards Can Derail Travel Plan Of Spending Wisely

USA Today, 2012-06-27

Experts say if you're going to take a debit card on vacation, change the red flag alerts to a lower amount to deal with the possibility of fraud. Ken Lin, CEO at CreditKarma.com, said in general it's better to travel with a credit card.

Americans Still Relying On Credit Cards To Get By

Americans Still Relying On Credit Cards To Get By

CNNMoney, 2012-05-22

A similar report by credit card tracking site CreditKarma.com that included data from more than 300,000 consumers of all income levels found that the average credit card balance for 2011 was $6,576, down from $7,404 a year earlier.

California Mortgage, Consumer Debt Drops

California Mortgage, Consumer Debt Drops

Los Angeles Business, 2012-05-16

The average Californian owes less in credit card and mortgage debt than they did last year, according to a new report, but credit scores still dropped a little.

Yes, You Actually Can Get Your Credit Score For Free (Here's How)

Yes, You Actually Can Get Your Credit Score For Free (Here's How)

Business Insider, 2012-05-16

Now that you know why a credit score might be useful, don't pay for something you can get for free: I recommend using CreditKarma.com — signing up on their secure form took me only a minute, and within a few clicks I had access to my actual credit score

It's Raining Credit-Again

It's Raining Credit-Again

Wall Street Journal, 2012-05-04

You can go for those bonus miles and cash-back cards, but not all at the same time. One inquiry for new credit can knock as much as 25 points off a very high score, says Kenneth Lin, CEO of Credit Karma. Even so, the ding from a single new account isn't likely to change the interest rates you'll pay.

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