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You Have Literally Dozens of Credit Scores -- Here's What You Can Learn From Just One

Credit Karma | Posted 11.25.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

Even though there's so much variety in the market for credit scores, most scores are drawn from the same basic elements. Want to take some of the mystery out of credit score calculations?

3 Things to Consider Before You Go Into Student Loan Debt

Credit Karma | Posted 10.26.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

Do all those back to school sales have you ready to hit the classroom? If you're thinking about furthering your education, you deserve to be commended. Education is a wonderful thing, and (in theory, at least) the more degrees you have the more in demand you'll be professionally.

How Economic Downturns Can Affect Your Credit Health

Credit Karma | Posted 09.27.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

In 2014, most experts agree that we've already escaped the worst of the recent economic trouble. As the economy slowly recovers, and rough patches like joblessness and underwater mortgages become less common, the imperative to protect your credit still remains

Can I Live Without Credit?

Credit Karma | Posted 09.14.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

Living without credit is possible. Is it advisable though? Is it accomplishable without frustrating limitations? Those are different questions.

4 Unexpected Times Your Credit May Be Checked

Credit Karma | Posted 09.07.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

When it comes to your financial health, your credit score is one of those things that'll just keep seeking you out. It's tempting to think that your credit score or credit health will only come into play when you're looking for a mortgage or a new credit card. The truth is that your credit information can be checked far more often than you might think.

Two Awesome Sites to Help You Fix Your Credit

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 05.27.2013 | Business
Tiffany Aliche

The nation's largest and oldest financial counseling organization. With so many scams and fake "credit repair" agencies out there, this organization offers the legitimate hand-holding you need when it comes to rebuilding your financial life.

PHOTOS: Guess Which U.S. City Has The Most Broke Students?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.12.2013 | DC

Live in D.C.? Is your student loan debt so high it feels like the world is resting on your shoulders? Well, you're not alone. According to a rep...

STUDY: Miamians Have More Debt

Posted 09.18.2012 | Miami

A new study says that while Miami residents have more debt than the average American, we’re not bad with credit cards. Credit Karma, a San Franci...

The 10 Most Fraudulent States

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: When times are hard, fraud often gets worse. Americans are under great financial pressure, and there is no shortage of criminals w...

States With The Highest And Lowest Credit Card Debt

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Americans cut down their credit card debt by 11 percent last year, compared to 2010, according to a new report by Credit Karma. 24...

Mired In Debt? Here's How To Dig Out Safely

DailyFinance | SHERYL NANCE-NASH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

William Caniano used to work with a debt-settlement company and discusses the practice, among other topics, in his forthcoming book, The Art of Bullsp...