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Secured Credit Card

Can a secured credit card clean up your bad credit?

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: April 19, 2013

If you have bad credit, I don't have to tell you how much it limits your financial freedom. You may find you are regularly denied loans and credit cards, and in the event you do get one, the interest rate may be double or even triple the rates paid by those with excellent credit. Beyond that, [...]

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Tips for Finding Your Best Secured Card

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Posted On: February 12, 2009

An excerpt from How YOU Can Profit from Credit Cards: Using Credit to Improve Your Financial Life and Bottom Line. N ot all secured cards report to the three major credit reporting companies (Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion). To build or rebuild credit, it’s smart to get a card that does report to all three. Fortunately, many secured [...]

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Benefits of Secured Credit Cards

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Posted On: February 11, 2009

An excerpt from How YOU Can Profit from Credit Cards: Using Credit to Improve Your Financial Life and Bottom Line. A secured card is often the best answer if you can't get a traditional card. Secured cards are accepted wherever credit cards can be used, and certainly come in handy for emergencies and for transactions [...]

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Upgrading to an Unsecured Credit Card

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Posted On: May 19, 2006

Ready to upgrade to unsecured credit card, Advise please! Hello, I have successfully gotten my mom a credit history built over the past year. Currently she holds a citi secured credit card ($500 credit line). I'd like here to upgrade to a unsecured card with the lowest available annual fee and interest rate she [...]

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The Nuances of Secured Credit Cards

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: March 3, 2006

Don’t let a name fool you. Secured credit cards, though much touted by consumer advocates as one of the most effective ways to establish and build credit, are not always easy to get. If you have had bad credit, delinquencies, or no credit history at all, don’t expect to be a shoe-in for such a card. Secured credit [...]

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Credit Union Credit Cards

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Posted On: December 1, 2005

Author: Jaadain   I just turned 25 years old and now just realizing the affect of bad credit. I bought a car back in April at 18% interest and a credit score I believe of 520. Yeah, horrible. There are a few things on there such as, medical bills, time warner and austin [...]

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