Establish or re-build credit history as this card's activity is reported to all 3 major credit bureaus. The Secured Credit Card requires a minimum $300-$5,000 security deposit (depending on the desired credit limit) which is held as collateral for your account. The credit limit is set up equal to that deposit. Balance Transfer Fee: Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater. Cash Advance and Cash Equivalent Fees: Either $15 or 5% of the amount of each cash advance, whichever is greater. Foreign Transaction Fee: 3% of each transaction in U.S. dollars.