If you have lousy credit or no credit history, a secured credit card can help you boost your credit scores.
You've seen the ads guaranteeing to erase your bad credit history. Are these people for real, and are they worth it?
Here are the things to ask yourself before you apply for a new piece of plastic to ensure that you get the right card for your needs.
If at least 2 of these red flags apply to your financial situation, you could be heading toward big trouble.
Credit scores and access to credit should improve this year. And expect your bank to push prepaid cards.
Her new prepaid debit card has underwhelmed many observers. And her Twitter response to critics was classless.
It's part of a scheme to get you to pay off debt after your legal obligation to do so has expired. Don't fall for this.
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