All articles tagged Applying (34)

How to Sign Up For a Credit Card — 2017’s Complete Guide

How to Sign Up For a Credit Card — 2017’s Complete Guide

When Bank of America launched the first mainstream consumer credit card, the BankAmericard in 1958, they did so in a mass “drop,” mailing out 60,000 active credit cards to the... read more »

7 FAQs —The Different Types of Credit Cards & Which to Carry

7 FAQs —The Different Types of Credit Cards & Which to Carry

When I first discovered the world of credit cards, I was amazed at the breadth of the selection offered to consumers. Even today, after years of exploring the farthest reaches of credit cards and... read more »

9 Best Credit Cards for Students with No Income

9 Best Credit Cards for Students with No Income

As exciting a time as college can be, it can also be a stressful one, and not simply due to the exams. Part of what makes college a less-than-carefree experience is that the average college... read more »

14 Top Credit Cards that Use Equifax Credit Report Data

14 Top Credit Cards that Use Equifax Credit Report Data

Browsing the newspaper rack in any given city, a few things are likely to stand out. In particular, although the major headlines are often similar from front page to front page, many will have... read more »

Which Credit Cards Use TransUnion for Approval?

Which Credit Cards Use TransUnion for Approval?

As the mother of four children, my aunt had to make peace with the idea that she couldn’t stay on top of every child every minute. Instead of trying to maintain constant vigilance — which... read more »

How to Get a Credit Card in 6 Easy Steps

How to Get a Credit Card in 6 Easy Steps

Despite the importance of personal finance skills, the majority of us simply don’t have the necessary knowledge to make informed financial decisions. In fact, of the over 17,000 people to take... read more »

7 Important Credit Card Requirements & Minimums to Apply

7 Important Credit Card Requirements & Minimums to Apply

Although not quite 70 years old, the credit card has quickly become a fixture of American consumer finance. In fact, the US today is home to more than 350 million credit cards. To put that number... read more »

10 Best Credit Cards for Rebuilding Credit (2017)

10 Best Credit Cards for Rebuilding Credit (2017)

Despite the best efforts and intentions, debt can become a problem for anyone. Thankfully, consumers have a variety of options for dealing with debt, including debt relief programs and (as a last... read more »

12 Best First Credit Cards (No Credit Needed)

12 Best First Credit Cards (No Credit Needed)

The first revolving credit card, the direct predecessor of today’s consumer cards, was the BankAmericard credit card, issued in 1958 by Bank of America to 60,000 unsuspecting citizens in... read more »

Credit Card Applications: How to Apply for 2017‘s Top Cards

Credit Card Applications: How to Apply for 2017‘s Top Cards

Before the rise of the internet, applying for a credit card was a laborious process. Your choices were often limited to the mail or the bank, which essentially came down to choosing between... read more »