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9 Best Credit Cards That Allow Cosigners + Top 6 Alternatives

9 Best Credit Cards That Allow Cosigners + Top 6 Alternatives

While money is a common currency, it is hardly the only one — nor, likely, the oldest. Humans have been using clout and power as currency for millennia, and even today, the person whose influence can open the most doors is typically the most popular. In the consumer credit world, a good portion of your financial clout is represented by your credit report, and those with the best credit reports see the most open doors. What's more, if your credit report isn't up to snuff, many... read more »

When Someone on Your Account Maxes Out Your Card

When Someone on Your Account Maxes Out Your Card

Some people intentionally max out because they need to make a purchase and have no other access to funds. Others max out by mistake because they keep high balances and underestimate how high their interest charges or fees will be. As soon as it processes, they are pushed over the limit. If you are a credit card user, one of the worst things you can do is max out your card. Maxing out simply means spending over your credit limit. It can have terrible repercussions on your credit... read more »