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How can I make my credit score up?

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There are 5 main factors that make up credit score: payment history, credit utilization, length of credit history, new credit, and credit mix. First of all, you should always monitor your payments so that to be able to cope with all them. Secondly, your total outstanding debt shouldn’t exceed… Continue reading

What kind of credit score do I need to get the Academy Visa?

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You don’t need excellent credit, but on the other hand don’t apply for it if you have bad credit either. Anytime you have a hard inquiry on your credit report your credit score takes a hit. If you have bad credit there are cards that you can receive. Just be sure that you are applying for a card… Continue reading

I would like my son to start building a credit history. The problem is that he is a full-time student and does not have a job. But he has a bank account. What are his options?

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Your son can apply for the student credit card. Credit activity will be reported to the major credit bureaus, so your son will be able to build his credit history.
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Where to apply for a credit card?

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You don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to apply for a credit card nowadays. Actually, you can do it via your smartphone while heading to work or strolling in a park. All you need to apply is your device (smartphone or laptop), Internet connection, and a good credit card comparison… Continue reading

How many credit cards should I have?

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There is no magical number of credit cards that is considered right for all consumers. In fact, the number of credit cards you can have depends on your individual credit history, credit score, and the way you manage your credit accounts. Lenders also have their own view on how many credit cards is… Continue reading

How many credit cards is too many?

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I’ll give you a warning straight away: there’s no direct answer. In fact, here’s a spoiler: as many as you can manage. However, if you want the ins and outs of estimating the right number, let’s delve into the depth of credit card management. Continue reading

What kind of credit do I need to apply for the Lowe’s credit card?

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Excellent credit is not necessary, but this card will not be given to those with bad credit either. Continue reading

Why do people keep telling me I need to have a credit history in order to get a credit card? I can’t establish creditworthiness until someone issues me a credit card; how am I supposed to get my first card, in that case?

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It can feel like a real Catch-22 when you are trying to get your first credit card. It’s true that some card issuers will turn down your application if you have no credit history. A credit card like the Edward Jones card, which offers travel perks for elite customers, probably isn’t going to be… Continue reading

I have bad credit and want to establish it, do you thing Carlson Visa card is good for me?

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Club Carlson cards are co-branded credit cards and such cards are usually offered to people with an established credit. Continue reading

What does my credit score need to be for acceptance of a credit card company that require good / fair /or poor . What is excellent credit score, what is good credit score, what is fair credit score, what is poor credit score in numbers?

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Most lenders use FICO scores to make approval decisions when you apply for credit cards. Each bank and credit card issuer has its own score ranges it finds acceptable for a specific credit product and credit history. Therefore, there is no single set in stone score range used by all lenders. Below… Continue reading

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