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Rebuilding credit with the best credit cards

According to federal court records, Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings outnumbered Chapter 13 filings more than two to one during 2011. Home foreclosures and insurmountable medical bills topped the reasons why many Americans are seeking this last resort for debt relief. Even if you've been dutifully paying your credit card bills every month for years, defaulting [...]

Categories: Credit Cards for Poor Credit, Secured Credit Card Offers, Building / Rebuilding Credit, Credit Report, Best Credit Cards, Credit Scores, Debit / Prepaid Credit Cards
Best credit cards if your credit is in the doghouse

As the fallout from the 2008 financial crisis spread to credit card issuers in 2010, as many as 11 in 100 credit card accounts fell so far behind that banks charged them off as noncollectable. Though that ratio has dropped by half since then, you may be one of the many consumers who now face [...]

Categories: Building / Rebuilding Credit, Best Credit Cards, Credit Cards for Poor Credit, Secured Credit Card Offers
6 Things to Know Before Applying for a Secured Credit Card

If you're looking to rebuild a damaged credit history or if you're trying to establish credit for the first time, a secured credit card might be just what you need. A secured credit card can help resolve a catch-22 problem that torments consumers in these situations: How do you get a credit card when you [...]

Categories: Building / Rebuilding Credit, Secured Credit Card Offers
How to Rebuild Your Credit History After Bankruptcy Using Secured Credit Cards

Several months ago Tom, a member of CreditBoards.com, filed for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Now he is in the process of rebuilding his credit history. It's a task that is not easy, but with patient persistence he is seeing progress already. Daily he checks his credit score and is slowly seeing improvement.1 In addition to [...]

Categories: Secured Credit Card Offers, Building / Rebuilding Credit
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