I am new to the world of credit and I was trying to... - Build Credit History Questions


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 » Build Credit History » I am new to the world of credit and I was trying to look for a credit card to use so I can...

I am new to the world of credit and I was trying to look for a credit card to use so I can start building my credit profile and shop at Aeropostale online. I have a few cards that I’ve been considering, but I wanted to know, is there any specific credit card you can recommend?

Answered on | Updated on September 11th, 2015
The content is accurate at the time of publication and is subject to change.

The thing about finding a credit card to use as a tool to start building your credit profile is that there are several important features you are going to want that card to have. First of all, you need to make sure that whatever card you apply for, it will report your credit activity to major credit bureaus. This is what actually allows you to build your credit profile. The next thing you want to look out for is that you do not earn an unpayable debt on your first card. Missed or late payments look bad, and they can leave you with an even worse credit score. We would recommend that you apply for whatever card you think is best. When you have the card make sure your Aeropostale online purchases are reasonable enough so you can pay off your bill on time.

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
Build Credit History

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!