Hello, I was a victim of fraud years ago and my... - Limited/Bad/Fair Credit Questions

ADVERTISING DISCLOSURE

ADVERTISING DISCLOSURE:
Credit-Land.com is an independent, advertising-supported web site. Credit-Land.com receives compensation from most credit card issuers whose offers appear on our site. Compensation from our advertising partners impacts how and where their products appear on our site, including, for example, the order in which they may appear within review lists. Credit-Land.com has not reviewed all available credit card offers in the marketplace.

Credit Card Applications » Questions » User Questions » Limited/Bad/Fair Credit » Hello, I was a victim of fraud years ago and my credit history is bad. Can I get approved...

Hello, I was a victim of fraud years ago and my credit history is bad. Can I get approved for a card? I would like to build up my credit again. Thank You

Answered on

Yes, you can. Consider secured credit cards. These cards are good for those who want to rebuild credit. Secured means that you will have to pay a security deposit which will act as collateral. You credit line will be equal to this security deposit and will start somewhere around $200. Don’t expect low APRs from these cards. Also they may charge an annual fee and processing fees. Look for a card with minimum fees or APRs. But the most important things you should pay your attention to are fraud liability and identity theft protection. All major credit card companies – like American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard – offer services that will help you feel safe and protected when you swipe you card or make online purchases. Just review their offers and choose the most suitable program for you.

Disclaimer: This editorial content is not provided or commissioned by the credit card issuer(s). Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of the credit card issuer(s), and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the credit card issuer(s). Reasonable efforts are made to present accurate information, however all information is presented without warranty. Consult a card's issuing bank for the terms & conditions.
All rates and fees, and other terms and conditions of the products mentioned in this article/post are actual as of the last update date but are subject to change. See the current products' Terms & Conditions on the issuing banks' websites.
Get the latest news, articles and expert advice delivered to your inbox. It's FREE.
Perfect credit not required for approval; we may approve you when others won’t
Fair/Bad Credit
Instant $500 Credit Line. No Credit Check.
Bad Credit
Monthly reporting to the three major credit bureaus
Fair/Bad Credit

Other Questions in
Limited/Bad/Fair Credit

You've successfully subscribed!

Please specify the following:All these fields are optional

Your Credit History
Themes you are interested in:

By providing this information you help us make our news letters more useful and informative. Thank you!