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Q&A: credit cards?

Question by margarito209: credit cards?
is there any credit cards that you qualify for once u turn 18 and dont have any acounts in ur credit history? because im trying to build my credit score… please let me know any store that gives u credit card. thanks!!!

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Answer by Jeremy P
I would recommend avoiding ‘store’ credit cards altogether. They usually have extremely high interest rates (23.99%-29.99%) and other hidden fees. You might want to consider a credit card for people with poor / no credit here:

http://www.asapcreditcard.com/unsecured-offers.html

While these offers tend to have higher interest rates and additional fees when compare to ‘standard’ credit cards– you’ll pay much less than a store credit card. Plus, they’ll give you the chance to prove your creditworthiness and improve your credit score.

Eventually… with regular, on-time payments– you’ll be able to apply for better offers with lower APR’s and less fees.

Hope this helps. GOOD LUCK!

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Lastest Credit Cards News

MasterCard and Wal-Mart Partner On Store Branded Credit Cards
After almost a decade of partnership with Discover, Wal-Mart and its subsidiary property Sam's Club have elected to enter into an agreement to make MasterCard their go-to payments network for handling all transactions on its store-branded credit cards.
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PayStand Launches Online Payment Service For Bitcoin, Credit Cards And E
Customers, meanwhile, will get informed of the costs associated with each transaction method, ranging from 2.9 percent for a credit card purchase, 25 cents for online check, and no charge for making a bitcoin-based payment. If merchants receive their …
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Couple on the run wanted for sophisticated fraud scheme
HOUSTON (KTRK) — Harris County Sheriff's Office investigators are hoping the public can lead them to a couple wanted for a sophisticated credit card fraud enterprise involving over 100 known victims.
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Lastest Credit Cards News

Eiko and her credit card
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On the 24urenloop there was a stand of KBC where you could let them take a picture to put on your credit card. That’s how Eiko received her first credit card! Ok it was a festival credit card but anyway…
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Robbers grab cash, credit cards near Drake
One of the suspects pulled the victim's shirt and cut it. Police said the victim then handed over his wallet. The robbers took his credit cards and cash before throwing the wallet to the ground and fleeing, according to Des Moines Police reports. No …
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Everyday Cheapskate: New uses for old credit cards
Before you cut up an expired credit card – or toss that silly fake one you got as junk mail – consider all the great things you can do with it! 1. BOOKMARK. It'll keep your place and act as a handy straightedge for underlining or highlighting. 2. GLASS …
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Arrest ends counterfeit credit card scheme
by: COURTESY OF BPD – Beaverton detectives recovered on Saturday nearly 100 counterfeit credit cards Beaverton police detectives have arrested two Miami men who they say were using several counterfeit credit cards to buy merchandise in nearly a …
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Q&A: what is the best subprime credit card?

Question by wblueyesinvt35: what is the best subprime credit card?
I have been building my credit and i have an aspen card and a continental card what are other good credit building cards?

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Answer by TaxMaven
NONE. Geez, you already tanked your credit & now you want to get more BRAND NEW credit cards to trash?! Come on! Credit has not been a blessing in your life so far. I’m not trying to be mean to you. I’ve been broke before, but I learned my lesson. Consequently, I have not opened a credit account of any kind since 2002. I pay cash for everything (even cars) b/c I live on less than I make & save for big purchases & emergencies. You should try it. My freaking house is almost paid for, & I have so much peace about my finances that it scares all my broke relatives. I use Dave Ramsey’s “Total Money Makeover”. At least grab a copy from your local library or bookstore & read it before you go off thinking that you need “good credit” to have a good life.

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Establishing credit with no credit or credit card?

Question by Alan: Establishing credit with no credit or credit card?
How would I go about establishing credit with no credit or credit card? I am 21 with no credit or credit card, just a checking/savings account with a debit card. And thats all I want for the rest of my life. I dont spend money unless I have it so I’m not looking into getting a credit card and dealing with all the mess(signing up, extra cards in my wallet, charges, etc). So how can I?
I dont think i can even have my own verizon cellphone plan with no credit unless I put down a huge deposit.

Any help or tips are nice!
Thanks

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Answer by Toni
Credit cards are free to use.
If you pay the bill in full each month, you never pay interest and can easily get amazing scores without ever paying a penny.
Any other way of establishing credit will cost you money.

If you get an answer to get a secured card – remember that this card turns into a credit card.
So if you don’t like credit cards – don’t do it.

Secured loan – best way – but will cost you (vs. a free credit card).
With this loan you deposit $ 1,500 to $ 3,000 into a savings or cd and you make a secured loan against it.
Tell the bank what you are doing upfront, and spend at least one year paying back.

Re-consider getting a credit card.
It’s a 100% free way to get top credit ratings without ever paying a penny.
Just make sure you can pay in full each month.
If you ever carry a balance and pay interest it can easily destroy your credit and your life.
47% of Americans pay in full each month (never paying interest or any type of fee).
They have the top scores – could you be one of them???

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secured credit card?

Question by babydoll: secured credit card?
What exactly is a secured credit card?

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Answer by KyOOt T
Prepaid credit card. You have to deposit money first into the card before you use it.

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Credit card guidlines?

Question by ev1go: Credit card guidlines?
In regaurds to credit card fraud. Are all credit cards protected against fraud? So it doesn’t matter what credit card you have, you can always disbute a bill or a charge to the account?

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Answer by Corporate America !!
If someone, other than yourself, had made unauthorized charges on your acct, so long as you reported it after receiving your billing statement, then the credit card company can only hold you liable for no more than $ 50. This is the standard policy across the nation, unless your state has consumer protection laws that protects you from this $ 50 liability limit. Its important to always review the status of your credit card account more often than one month. Although the statement is only mailed out monthly, most (if not all) credit card companies allow you to access the account online, so you can look it over and see if there had been any fraudulent charges made on it. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are favorite targets for fraud. If you have any one of these credit cards, its best to go online twice a week (or more) and inspect for fraudulent charges.

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Wells Fargo extends credit card push in deal with Dillard's

Wells Fargo extends credit card push in deal with Dillard's
Under a 10-year agreement likely to begin in the fourth quarter of 2014, Wells Fargo will offer private label and co-branded credit cards on behalf of Dillard's, taking over from General Electric Co's (GE.N) consumer finance unit. Financial terms of …
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Woman sought in use of stolen credit cards
Two women were seen on video in Manatee County using credit cards that were stolen from the vehicles parked at Tarpon Pointe. Anyone with information about the two women or the vehicle burglaries is asked to call Manatee County Crime Stoppers at …
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Police: Woman found with 50 fraudulent gift cards, credit cards

Police: Woman found with 50 fraudulent gift cards, credit cards
Officials charged 27-year-old Quira Taylor with fraudulent use of credit cards, forgery of a credit card, grand theft by fraud, forgery of credit cards, possession of a list of personal identifiers and trafficking in counterfeit cards. According to …
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With These VIP Credit Cards, Who Needs Plastic?
Like AmEx's faithful Roman soldier, Black Card membership will buy you round-the-clock concierge assistance, travel discounts and rewards and airport lounge access. For globetrotters, one major enticement is that foreign transaction fees are waived …
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apply for credit card?

Question by caelie a: apply for credit card?
I want to apply for a credit card but I don’t know about credit card companies which provides best credit card.

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Answer by Abby_Normal
It depends on your credit.

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