All articles tagged Credit Rating (8)

5 Facts: Capital One® Credit Tracker (Now CreditWise from Capital One)

5 Facts: Capital One® Credit Tracker (Now CreditWise from Capital One)

Capital One is one of the largest and most respected credit card issuers in North America, with more than 63 million active card accounts. In addition to offering a wide variety of credit card... read more »

Walmart Credit Card — “Bad Credit OK?”

Walmart Credit Card — “Bad Credit OK?”

Walmart is world-famous for its deep discounts on everything from bath soaps to bicycles, making it one of the nation’s most popular stores for credit card users. The discount retailer is... read more »

7 Best Unsecured Credit Cards (For Bad Credit)

7 Best Unsecured Credit Cards (For Bad Credit)

While having a poor credit history can severely impact your ability to get a mortgage, a car loan, and sometimes even a job, it doesn’t necessarily preclude you from obtaining a new credit... read more »

Barclaycard for Fair Credit (Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard®)

Barclaycard for Fair Credit (Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard®)

Even with fair credit you can still qualify for some great credit cards with ample rewards — and the Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard® for fair credit is our expert’s top choice. When a card... read more »

10 High-Limit Credit Cards for Excellent Credit

10 High-Limit Credit Cards for Excellent Credit

If you’ve got a credit score above 750, congratulations! You fall into the minority of consumers with excellent credit. You’ve done your due diligence and handled your past loans and lines of... read more »

People Who Pay More than the Minimum Seen as Better Credit Risk

People Who Pay More than the Minimum Seen as Better Credit Risk

Paying more than the minimum on your credit cards can help you reduce your debt. But that’s not the only reason to do it. Research from TransUnion, a global credit data collection and... read more »

Why Closing an Unused Credit Card Hurts Your Score

Why Closing an Unused Credit Card Hurts Your Score

Everyone wants a better credit score. It can help you get better interest rates, mortgages and car loans, as well as great perks that only come with the very best rewards cards. One of the... read more »

Why Credit Cards Help & Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Mortgage

Why Credit Cards Help & Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Mortgage

Credit cards are a double-edged sword. Depending on the scope of your credit, obtaining and using credit cards may actually improve your credit score. On the other hand, they have the potential... read more »