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As a general rule, no. Prepaid cards won't help build your credit history.

When you use a prepaid card, you use your own money, not an associated line of credit. Since you are not borrowing money, there is nothing to report to credit reporting agencies. On the bright side, using a prepaid card does not impact your credit score either.

If you want to establish or improve your credit, you may want to consider applying for a credit card. If you are just starting and have never had a credit card, you can get a secured credit card. This same type of credit cards is also good for people with damaged credit.