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I’m a single mother and not working at the moment. I’m trying to go back to school and I do have a monthly income from my daughter’s father. Can I get a student credit card and how do I pick one because I’ve never had one before?

Answered on | Updated on April 14th, 2013
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Once you return to school you can consider applying for the Discover it® Student Cash Back credit card. This card is good for students with no credit history. It will report your credit performance to major credit bureaus.

However, to be eligible for any credit card you should be at least 18 years old and have your own income. When applying for a credit card you will need to supply personal information on the application form, including your Social Security number, income, and employment information.

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