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7 Ways To Get A Credit Card With Bad Credit

If your credit score is lackluster, you know how difficult it can be to get a credit card. People get into dire financial situations for many reasons, including being laid off in a poor economy, but regardless of the reason, a bad credit score can stop you from getting credit and make it harder to purchase


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Which Credit Cards Help Authorized Users Build Credit?

September 9, 2016

If you are trying to build or rebuild your credit, obtaining a credit card can be the best way to increase your score. However, if you do not have a s..

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How Can I Improve My Credit?

September 2, 2016

In a finance-driven world, having a low credit score can really hurt you, especially if you are in the market for a home, car or credit card. The good..

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How to Maximize Credit Card Benefits

August 23, 2016

Many credit cards offer some very attractive rewards. The challenge is knowing how to get the most out of your credit card rewards program. Making jus..

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What To Look For In A Secured Credit Card

August 11, 2016

Without a line of credit, it is impossible to build or rebuild your credit. Checking accounts and debit cards will not help because a financial inst..

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Using Credit Cards to Build Credit

August 6, 2016

While many people see credit cards as the path towards fiscal irresponsibility, they can actually help you build business and personal credit. To reap..

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Do Credit Cards Expire on the First or Last Day of the Month?

July 23, 2016

On the front of every debit and credit card is an expiration date. Usually, this date is simply the month and the year, which leaves users to ponder: ..

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How Do Credit Card Companies Verify Income?

July 11, 2016

Income can fluctuate. While some people earn a consistent annual income, others may receive bonuses, overtime or work non-traditional, freelance jobs...

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Paying Off Credit Card Debt–A Great “Investment” You Can Make

July 6, 2016

We all know it is smart to invest money, because it generally grows over time, which can bring us long-term profits. When we think of investments, sto..

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How to Close a Credit Card Account

June 24, 2016

Many people cut up their credit cards to stop themselves from using them, but it is important to remember that this does not close the account. To do ..

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How Long Does It Take For A Credit Card To Build Your Credit?

June 16, 2016

Building or rebuilding your credit can seem to take an eternity when you are desperate for a higher score. One of the fastest ways to raise your scor..