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resy

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credit karma
« on: October 26, 2014, 03:27:24 PM »
From reading one of MMM's recent posts I learned about credit karma and one other (cant recall name, lazy to loom it up this moment) free credit score monitoring company. FREE.
Have any of you guys used these or other such companies and if so, would you recommend it?
I have been paying $6 montly to creditscore and am beginning to feel silly for it.

La Bibliotecaria Feroz

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Re: credit karma
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2014, 03:30:34 PM »
I've been using Credit Karma. I was actually blogging about it like ten minutes ago if you want to see a partial screenshot: http://frugalparagon.com/2014/10/26/the-catch-22-of-credit-scores/

It's not an official score, but it should be helpful for tracking changes over time. I also pull one credit report every four months to keep an eye on things. You don't need a credit monitoring service!

resy

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Re: credit karma
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2014, 03:43:47 PM »
I've been using Credit Karma. I was actually blogging about it like ten minutes ago if you want to see a partial screenshot: http://frugalparagon.com/2014/10/26/the-catch-22-of-credit-scores/

It's not an official score, but it should be helpful for tracking changes over time. I also pull one credit report every four months to keep an eye on things. You don't need a credit monitoring service!
Thank you! Will click on over; funny I have been exploring your blog since I discovered it from one of this forums threads :)

daverobev

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Re: credit karma
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2014, 04:12:39 PM »
Also:

Credit Sesame
Quizzle

All Discover, Capital One, Barclays credit cards. Probably a few more places, too.

La Bibliotecaria Feroz

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Re: credit karma
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2014, 07:39:19 PM »
I've been using Credit Karma. I was actually blogging about it like ten minutes ago if you want to see a partial screenshot: http://frugalparagon.com/2014/10/26/the-catch-22-of-credit-scores/

It's not an official score, but it should be helpful for tracking changes over time. I also pull one credit report every four months to keep an eye on things. You don't need a credit monitoring service!
Thank you! Will click on over; funny I have been exploring your blog since I discovered it from one of this forums threads :)

I hope you're enjoying the blog! Drop me a comment sometime :-).

I was actually a little leery of it at first, too--how they could give away for free something (your credit score) that costs money, but research suggested it was legit and I think they make their money on credit card applications and so forth.

resy

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Re: credit karma
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2014, 09:35:10 PM »
I am and I did! I had actually kept your blog on an open tab for reference (yes, I'm one of THOSE people that needs to use bookmarks more lol)