I have never had a credit card, and I don't know what my credit score is. What's the best credit card I can get?
That depends. Assuming you're gainfully employed, but you're young and don't have a long history of credit -- you don't own a house and haven't paid off a car -- then your best bet is to look for a credit card that is aimed at people with a limited credit history.
If you are older and [...]
What credit card should my son get when he leaves home?
Question: Our son is leaving home and moving into an apartment. He has a part-time job. What credit card would be best for a young man to help build good credit?
Answer: Great question. There are a lot of good credit cards out there that would be ideal to help any young adult build credit. The [...]
I want to apply for my first credit card. What should I look for?
Question: I want to apply for my first credit card. What should I look for?
Answer: First of all check your credit report and score from annualreport.com. This is the only source for getting a free credit report, and you can get one from each of the three credit bureaus once per year. Check your report [...]