May 13, 2009

Recession Begins to Take a Toll On Consumer Credit Scores

Credit Karma (<a href="https://www.creditkarma.com">www.creditkarma.com</a>), a pro-consumer credit score tracking and management service, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for April 2009. During the January 2009 to April 2009 time period, Credit Karma saw an increase in credit scores across all geographies; however, the percent of credit scores rising has tapered off and the percentage of credit scores decreasing is rising. 41% of consumer credit scores have gone up, 29% have gone down, and 30% remained the same. The current average U.S. consumer credit score is 677.

Apr 15, 2009

Credit Scores Rise In All Geographies And Most Age Groups During March

Credit Karma (<a href="https://www.creditkarma.com">www.creditkarma.com</a>), a pro-consumer credit score tracking and management service, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for March 2009. During the December 2008 to March 2009 time period, Credit Karma saw an increase in credit scores across all geographies and most age groups. 43% of consumer credit scores have gone up, 27% have gone down, and 30% remained the same. Of the scores that increased, the average credit score rose 14 points during the time period. Of the scores that decreased, the average credit score dropped 14 points. The current average U.S. consumer credit score is 678.

Mar 18, 2009

Credit Scores Rise In All Geographies And Most Age Groups During February

Credit Karma (<a href="https://www.creditkarma.com">www.creditkarma.com</a>), a pro-consumer credit score tracking and management service, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for February 2009. During the November 2008 to February 2009 time period, Credit Karma saw an increase in credit scores across all geographies and age groups. 39% of consumer credit scores have gone up, 29% have gone down, and 32% remained the same. Of the scores that increased, the average credit score rose 14 points during the time period. Of the scores that decreased, the average credit score dropped 14 points.

Feb 25, 2009

Credit Karma Launches U.S. Consumer Credit Score Climate Report

Credit Karma (<a href="https://www.creditkarma.com">www.creditkarma.com</a>), a pro-consumer credit score tracking and management service that has delivered more than 850,000 free credit scores and counts more than 250,000 registered users, today launched its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for January 2009.

Dec 15, 2008

Ten Tips for Boosting Your Credit Score in 2009

As 2008 draws to a close, consumers remain concerned about how larger economic issues are affecting them. Many are turning to their credit score as a barometer of their financial health because they understand that a higher score can save them thousands of dollars in credit card and loan interest.

Nov 12, 2008

Credit Expert Provides Tips for a Very Merry Credit Christmas

With the holiday shopping season fast approaching but the economy still stuck in neutral, many consumers are struggling with how to pay for items on their holiday shopping list. Credit Karma today shared tips for those considering credit cards or retail credit offers as an answer to tightening budgets.

Oct 20, 2008

Credit Karma Credit Score Simulator Wins Best in Show at Finovate 2008

Credit Karma (<a href="https://www.creditkarma.com">www.creditkarma.com</a>), the free and easy way to access, improve and leverage your credit, today announced that its new Credit Score Simulator was awarded Best of Show honors at last week's Finovate 2008 conference in New York.

Sep 19, 2008

Credit Karma Launches New Credit Card Recommendation Service Based on Actual Credit Scores

Credit Karma (<a href="https://www.creditkarma.com">www.creditkarma.com</a>), the free and easy way to access, improve and leverage your credit, today introduced a new dedicated credit card recommendation service that is based on an individual's actual credit score. The new service provides customized recommendations by credit score range using a computation of current credit card information and overall consumer card preferences.

Jul 14, 2008

Credit Karma Named Best of the Web by Online Banking Report

Credit Karma (<a href="https://www.creditkarma.com">www.creditkarma.com</a>), the free and easy way to access, improve and leverage your credit score, today announced that it was chosen as <a href="http://www.netbanker.com/best_of_the_web/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Best of the Web 2008</a> by Online Banking Report. Best of the Web awards are given for new products or features that "raise the bar" for online banking. Previous 2008 winners include MoneyAisle and SmartyPig.