The media is filled with offers of credit cards, programs to help manage debt and loans. Loan for everything from homes to cars to just to tide you over until pay day. There is so much out there that it gets really confusing for the average consumer.

Credit Karma thinks that consumers should have access to their information for free. It is your information, and you are judged by it in nearly every facet of life.

Helping people understand their financial health is also part of the mission. “Scores were built for lenders and statisticians,” points out CEO and founder Ken Lin. “Consumers were not the intended audience.” 

This article explains more about Credit Karma and how they manage to stay free.

What have you found helpful in dealing with credit? Leave a note in the comments.

Source: Why Credit Karma Is Free & How It Makes Money