I have not had a credit card in the last 7 or 8 years, but have an excellent record for a...
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.
I have not had a credit card in the last 7 or 8 years, but have an excellent record for a secured auto loan that was paid off 5 years ago. I've operated on a cash basis since then using a debit card through my bank. I need to re-build or re-establish my credit. Thank you
Answered on Jan 20, 2013
Updated on Jan 20, 2013
The content is accurate at the time of publication and is subject to change.
Before you start looking at credit cards, check your credit report. You need to know your current credit score to apply for the right credit card. Once you know your score, go to our credit card navigator. Answer three questions and it will display the cards you would be eligible for that meet your requirements.
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.
questions RELATED TO THIS TOPIC
I want to apply for the PNC cash rewards card but not sure I will be approved for this card with my scores 628 EX, 674TU and 682EQ. What do you think my chances are? Can I prequalify for this card?
All in all, your credit scores are considered average. To apply for a PNC credit card your credit should be good or better, which is 700 or higher credit score. If you apply for a PNC credit card with your current credit scores, your chances to...
My credit is bad and I would like to apply for the Big Lots credit card but I'm not sure I will qualify. Do you think I can qualify with my slightly above 500 score and I often shop at Big Lots?
Store credit cards like the Big Lots are usually good for those with average credit, meaning your credit score should be above 600. But it does not mean you won't be able to qualify for this card while your credit is bad. However, even if you are...
I’ve just started building my credit and thinking to apply for Overstock credit card. Do you think it is good for me?
As a rule, store credit cards are offered to people with average and even bad credit. They are often used to build some credit as well. But it is said that the Overstock credit card is offered to people with good or better credit history. So we...
With innumerable people opting to save money with the help of balance transfer credit cards, mortgage companies and banks are being meticulous regarding whom they should loan money. With the inflation raising the price of even the basic commodities,...
You may have heard a lot about pre-approved and instant approval credit cards. If you are wondering how to go about getting them, read on to know more. It is not that people with the best credit scores alone get instant approval cards. You can get...