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Adrian Chats With ABC’s Michael Finney About Credit Tips

March 1, 2018

ABC News anchor Michael Finney stopped by our San Francisco office to talk about credit tips and hacks with Adrian. Finney, who hosts consumer-friendly show “7 On Your Side,” also interviewed a real Credit Sesame member Zachary Fair, who paid off $96,000 in just four years. See Adrian’s interview below and visit ABC 7 for

Adrian’s Article Featured on FinTech Finance

November 17, 2017

Credit Sesame’s CEO Adrian Nazari’s article, How Robo-advice for Credit and Debt Will Disrupt the Industry, was published in FinTech Finance, a trade publication. Nazari explains the challenges and exciting movements he foresees in this next big disruption. See the story below. How Robo-advice for Credit and Debt Will Disrupt the Industry Expensive asset managers

Credit Sesame Analysis Featured on Bloomberg

October 6, 2017

A report by Credit Sesame was featured on Bloomberg. The report highlighted an analysis of 4.5 million TransUnion credit profiles that showed a 0.8 percent increase from June.  

U.S. News: CEO Adrian Nazari Shares Insight About Investing in a Vacation Home

August 8, 2017

Credit Sesame CEO Adrian Nazari was quoted in a U.S. News story regarding investing in a vacation home and what consumers should know beforehand. 4 Things to Know Before Investing in a Vacation Home by Kaleigh Kulp Families with disposable income and a penchant for travel may be tempted to purchase a vacation home investment to use

Credit Sesame Helps Qualified Consumers Obtain the Right Credit Card with Confidence

March 1, 2017

FOR RELEASE New service offers qualified borrowers a way to identify and compare credit cards without impacting their credit score  Mountain View, Calif. – February 28, 2017 – Credit Sesame, a leading financial wellness, consumer credit and personal finance company, announced the launch of a new service that pre-qualifies members for credit cards, saving them

CEO Adrian Nazari Ranked #5 on Inc.com’s Top List for Inspiring Entrepreneurs

January 5, 2017

  Credit Sesame Founder and CEO Adrian Nazari landed on Inc.com’s list of 25 Inspiring Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017. Nazari, who founded Credit Sesame in 2010, is a serial entrepreneur with an established track record  for implementing first-to-market solutions. Nazari turns technology concepts into leading market products. Credit Sesame, which now serves 10 million

Credit Sesame Announces Revolutionary ‘SnapLoan’ Offering

April 11, 2016

Today, Credit Sesame announced its new “SnapLoan” product that will bring unprecedented accuracy, matching and ease to obtaining a consumer loan.  With over eight million highly engaged users, unique data about their credit, goals and financial profiles, and robust data analytics, Credit Sesame is well-positioned to lead the way toward “Lending 3.0.”  Much like Amazon’s

New Credit Sesame Report Shows Over Half of Americans are Maxed Out

January 12, 2016

American credit scores suffer most in Chicago, Detroit and Baton Rouge, according to leading personal finance website Mountain View, Calif. – Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit and personal finance company, has released an in-depth report about the state of America’s credit. The analysis, extracted from a subset of Credit Sesame’s seven million members at

New Survey Says Millennials Don’t Mind Soaring College Tuition And Debt

July 14, 2015

Value Outweighs Price Tag When it Comes to Higher Education Today  Mountain View, Calif. – July 14, 2015 – Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit and personal finance company, today announces the results of a new survey of Gen X and Millennial university graduates asked about how soaring tuition and debt have altered their perceptions

100 Cities Nationwide Commit to Step Up the Fight Against Identity Theft

May 27, 2015

“100 Cities in 100 Days” Sponsored by Credit Sesame and the Identity Theft Council Provides U.S. Cities With Powerful Tools to Fight Identity Theft and Cybercrime Mountain View, Calif. – May 27, 2015 – Credit Sesame and the nonprofit Identity Theft Council today announce that more than 100 cities nationwide have committed to take part

Credit Sesame Secures $16 Million in Series D Funding

May 12, 2015

Leading Personal Financial Management Company to Expand Consumer Credit and Loan Management and Accelerate Customer Acquisition Mountain View, Calif. – May 12, 2015 – Credit Sesame, a leading personal finance company focused on helping consumers monitor and manage their credit and loans, today announces it has secured $16 million in Series D capital. The investment

Top 5 Tips to Help Avoid Identity Theft During 2015 Tax Season

March 3, 2015

Credit Sesame Experts Share Personal Data Protection Insights for National Consumer Protection Week Mountain View, Calif. – March 3, 2015 – Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit and personal finance company, today announces its top tips for consumers to protect their personal information and finances during the 2015 tax season. National Consumer Protection Week kicks

Credit Sesame and Identity Theft Council Bring Identity Theft Awareness to 100 Cities

January 28, 2015

Nationwide Consumer Security Campaign Aims to Educate Communities About Online Safety, the Threat of Identity Theft and Offers Free Resources to Protect Against Cybercrime Mountain View, Calif. – January 28, 2015 – Credit Sesame and the nonprofit Identity Theft Council today announce the kickoff of the “100 Cities in 100 Days” initiative, a nationwide campaign

Credit Sesame Offers Target Data Breach Victims Free Identity Protection and Credit Monitoring as Retailer Provided Protection Ends

January 20, 2015

Victims of Target Data Breach Can Continue to Monitor and Protect Their Credit and Identity Even After Free Service Expires Mountain View, Calif. – January 20, 2015 – Credit Sesame, a leading consumer credit and personal finance company, today extends its free credit and identity protection service to Target® data breach victims, reminding consumers to

Credit Sesame Launches Think Security First! Identity Theft Prevention Guide For Consumers

December 16, 2014

Educational Handbook Offers Guidance and Free Resources to Protect Against Identity Theft, Cybercrime and Data Breaches this Holiday Season and Beyond Mountain View, Calif. – December 16, 2014 – Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit and personal finance company, today announces the launch of Think Security First!, an informative guide created to educate consumers about

Top Five Ways to Protect Credit and Prevent Fraud This Holiday Season

November 25, 2014

Credit Sesame Highlights Smart Consumer Credit and Financial Tips from Credit Expert   Mountain View, Calif. – November 25, 2014 – Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit and personal finance company, today announces its top five tips for consumers to protect their credit and finances this holiday shopping season. With the most popular shopping day

Credit Sesame Wins Prestigious U.S. Mobile and App Design Award

November 20, 2014

Credit and Financial Management Platform Recognized for Providing Exceptional Financial Tools and Information and Superior App Design   Mountain View, Calif. – November 20, 2014 – Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit advocacy company that provides free credit scores, credit monitoring and identity protection, announces today that it is a winner of the 2014 U.S.

Over One Million Consumers Enroll in Credit Sesame Free Identity Theft Protection Service

June 19, 2014

First Ever No Cost Identity Theft Protection Sees Rapid Adoption as Consumers Need to Defend Against Credit and Identity Theft, Including Recent Major Data Breaches   Mountain View, Calif. – June 19, 2014 – Credit Sesame, the only company that allows millions of consumers to access, monitor and manage their credit, improve their finances and

Credit Sesame Selected as a Red Herring Top 100 Most Promising Companies

May 20, 2014

Credit Sesame Recognized for Best-in-Class Disruptive Personal Financial Service Provider   Mountain View, Calif. – May 20, 2014 – Credit Sesame, a leading consumer credit and personal finance company that provides millions of consumers access to free credit scores, free credit monitoring, free credit and identity protection and better ways to save money and manage

Credit Sesame Offers Target Customers Free Identity Protection, Credit Monitoring and Credit Scores Without Deadlines

May 6, 2014

Target Customers Who Missed the April 30th Deadline Can Get Free Identity Protection, Including Free Credit Scores, Credit Monitoring, Identity Theft Insurance and Access to Identity Restoration Specialists   Mountain View, Calif. – May 6, 2014 – Credit Sesame, a leading consumer credit and personal finance company, today extends its credit and identity protection services to

Credit Sesame Launches First Totally Free Credit and Identity Protection Service

April 14, 2014

Rolls Up the Services Similar to LifeLock®, Bankrate® and Credit Karma™ Into One Seamless, Totally Free Service Mountain View, Calif. – April 14, 2014 – Credit Sesame, a leading consumer credit and personal finance company that provides millions of consumers access to free credit scores, free credit monitoring and better ways to save money and

Credit Sesame Launches Premium Services to Better Protect People’s Credit and Identity

March 11, 2014

Industry’s First One-Stop-Shop for Consumers to Access, Monitor, and Analyze Credit, Improve Finances, and Safeguard Identity   Mountain View, CA March 11, 2014 — Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit and personal finance company, that provides millions of consumers access to free credit scores, free credit monitoring, and better ways to save money and manage their

Credit Sesame Launches Mobile Credit Dashboard for Easy Credit and Financial Monitoring

January 28, 2014

New App Available on Apple’s App Store, Google Play, and Amazon’s Kindle App Store Mountain View, CA (January 28, 2014) – Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit advocacy company that provides free credit scores, credit monitoring, and better ways for people to understand and manage their finances, today announces its new mobile app, featuring an

Credit Sesame Launches Banking Channel

November 12, 2013

New Interest Rate Comparison Tool Finds Best Rates for CDs, Savings Accounts, and Money Market Accounts   Mountain View, CA. (November 12, 2013) – Today, Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit advocacy company that provides individuals with access to their credit scores, credit monitoring, and better ways to understand and manage their finances, announces its

Credit Sesame Surpasses 2 Million Accounts, Achieving 7x Growth in 12 Months

April 10, 2013

Identifies over $600 million in smarter financing savings for customers MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA. (April 9, 2013) – Credit Sesame, the consumer’s credit and loan expert, today announced that it has more than 2 million members and $60 billion in loans under system management. The firm’s proprietary loan analytics and recommendations engine has also identified total

Credit Sesame Announces Free Credit Monitoring of Largest US Credit Bureau Data

December 13, 2012

Empowers consumers to protect their good credit standing, save money and limit ID theft damage Mountain View, CA (December 13, 2012)— Credit Sesame, the consumer’s credit and loan expert, launched the first true free credit monitoring service that uses data from the largest U.S. credit bureau, Experian. Available now, the new service will track a

Credit Sesame Names Chief Operating Officer

November 28, 2012

Press Release Contact: Linden Garcia Public Relations Manager for Credit Sesame linden@creditsesame.com Phone: 650.273.4366   Credit Sesame Names Chief Operating Officer  Anton Commissaris, a founding executive of Mint.com, joins Credit Sesame’s leadership team to grow revenue Mountain View, CA (November 27, 2012)— Credit Sesame, the consumer’s credit and loan expert, announced the appointment of Anton

See our CEO Speak at Money2020

October 17, 2012

Press Release Contact: Matt Mirandi Group SJR for Credit Sesame creditsesame@groupsjr.com Phone: 917.388.4933   See our CEO Speak at Money2020  Adrian Nazari, CEO and founder of Credit Sesame, will be speaking on panel at Money 2020, an event designed to uncover innovations in emerging payments and financial services. Moderated by Steven Carlson of Intuit, the

Credit Sesame Launches an Easy Way for Consumers to Measure Their Credit and Loan Health

September 12, 2012

Press Release Contact: Credit Sesame media_pr@creditsesame.com Phone: 650.273.4366   Credit Sesame Launches an Easy way for Consumers to Measure Their Credit and Loan HealthNew Service Compares Consumer’s Finances to Peers and the Market, shows them how to outperform both and save  Sunnyvale, CA – September 13, 2012 – Credit Sesame, the best free way for

Press Release: Credit Sesame Secures $12 Million, Sees Tremendous Growth in Helping Consumers Better Manage Personal Credit and Realize Overlooked Savings

June 11, 2012

Press Release Contact: Matt Mirandi Group SJR for Credit Sesame creditsesame@groupsjr.com Phone: 917.388.4933   Credit Sesame Secures $12 Million, Sees Tremendous Growth in Helping Consumers Better Manage Personal Credit and Realize Overlooked Savings  Sunnyvale, CA – June 11, 2012 – Today, Credit Sesame, the free service that helps consumers easily monitor their credit and loans

Press Release: Credit Sesame Launches the Industry’s First Interactive Visual Mortgage Comparison Tool

February 22, 2012

Press Release Contact: Matt Mirandi Group SJR for Credit Sesame creditsesame@groupsjr.com Phone: 917.388.4933   Credit Sesame Launches the Industry’s First Interactive Visual Mortgage Comparison ToolMortgage Value Map analyzes the financial impact of top loan options, quickly and visually enabling consumers to better understand their options  Sunnyvale, CA – February 22, 2012 – Today, CreditSesame.com, the

Press Release: Credit Card Recommendation Service

February 14, 2012

Press Release Contact: Karen Navarre Group SJR for Credit Sesame creditsesame@groupsjr.com Phone: 646.495.9721   Credit Sesame Analysis Shows Consumers Missing $1,201 of Credit Card Savings Over 3 YearsCredit Sesame analyzed 1.6 million existing cards vs. available alternativesCredit Sesame launches new credit card matching feature to give consumers a simple way to shop and save on

Press Release: Credit Sesame Launches Mobile Personal Finance App

December 15, 2011

Press Release   Credit Sesame Launches Mobile Personal Finance AppPersonal finance app gives consumers their free (no credit card needed) credit score, analysis and savings advice to stay on top of their credit and loans on the go First-ever mobile app to get your credit score absolutely for free  Sunnyvale, CA – December 14, 2011

Press Release: Credit Sesame Launches Web’s First Credit Badge™ Program

September 21, 2011

Press Release Contact: Allyson Stinchfield H3O for Credit Sesame allyson@H3Ocommunications.com O: 415.618.8803 Credit Sesame Launches Web’s First Credit Badge™ Program Free badges authenticate identities and certify good financial standing, enhance personal brands, and encourage trusted online interactions and transactions Program promotes financial responsibility   SUNNYVALE, Calif. – September 20, 2011 – Credit Sesame, the fast-

Press Release: Better Loan Resolution for 2011: Credit Sesame and Lending Club Partner to Save People Money

January 11, 2011

Press Release Contact: Credit Sesame Jennifer Parson 415-593-2433 Jennifer@parson.com Lending Club Katherine Madariaga Atomic PR 415-593-3337 Katherine@atomicpr.com Better Loan Resolution for 2011: Credit Sesame and Lending Club Partner to Save People Money Low-Interest Personal Loans through Lending Club Now Available at CreditSesame.com   SUNNYVALE, Calif – Jan. 12, 2011 – Credit Sesame, a free online