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What Credit Cards Are Good Ideas For Someone With No Credit?

Answered on | Updated on August 8th, 2010
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Every single person may not have access to credit cards at all times. A lot of people may also opt out of having a credit card for many years in order to avoid debts and problems additionally. If you wish to have a good credit card then you will have to start from scratch and opt for one with a low interest rate or no annual fees.

It is also vital that you do research so you do not end up with something that you cannot afford in the end. If you have no credit you will find many doors close to you in the world of business and finance. In order to convince your creditors and to be able to obtain funding from the best sources you should make sure that you fix things before hand so you can pay accordingly. If you have no credit you can probably start with an option where you can have a checking account with a bank where you have had a relationship that is ongoing. This will further establish your credibility with many creditors and show that you can handle revolving credit very well.

If you have no credit you will have issues right from employment to getting a loan or a mortgage. If you cannot get employed in higher positions and banks are unwilling to give you a card because you have no credit history then you need to see how you can get things done so as to get the best deals in the market. What is a bigger problem in many cases is the fact that prepaid cards and secured credit cards cannot give you as good a score as when you decide to work with a regular credit card. But with a catch 22 situation like this many people lose out as they are not able to get the very thing they need.

If you have always been someone who has been trying to work things out in terms of payments then you should ideally avoid rewards credit cards. You can also start with a store credit card which is given out on a lower amount and will help you to get used to working with credit cards and also with maintaining at least a basic record in terms of the payments. When you have no credit you can have a fresh start and choosing a bank you have been working with will make things all the more easier to process.

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