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Hello! I was looking to get the Prepaid Visa Rush Card, and I was wondering how it helps build your credit? Does the pay as you go monthly plan help build credit? Does it work with any of the card designs or do you have to get a specific one? Thanks
Answered on Jan 24, 2013
Updated on Jan 24, 2013
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