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No Annual Fee Credit Cards For Fair Credit in 2021

No Annual Fee Credit Cards For Fair Credit in 2021

Building credit is all about being smart with your money — and researching no annual fee credit cards for fair credit is a smart move. Instead of paying a hefty fee each year for card membership, you can gain access to a revolving line of credit for no cost at all. Even better, these cards report your payment and balance history to each credit bureau, which helps you build your credit history over time. And the cards listed below aren’t just basic credit starter kits. With... read more »

Cash Back Cards for Fair Credit in 2021

Cash Back Cards for Fair Credit in 2021

For about 18% of the consumer population, this review of cash back cards for fair credit will hit home. That’s because 18% of U.S. cardholders have fair credit, defined as a credit score of between 580 and 669 on the FICO scale. Fair credit is below-average credit (i.e., the average FICO score is 711, according to the latest Experian data), but it’s not so bad as to cut off access to some pretty decent credit cards. Just don’t expect these cards to offer all the benefits of... read more »

Capital One® Cards for Fair Credit in 2021

Capital One® Cards for Fair Credit in 2021

The best part about Capital One cards for fair credit is that they not only help you build — or rebuild — your credit history, but they can also grow along with you. That’s because Capital One has one of the largest portfolios of consumer credit cards in the financial space. No matter what you're after, Capital One likely has a card to meet your interests. And, if you start with one of the cards below, you could potentially upgrade to an even better Capital One credit card... read more »

Unsecured Credit Cards for Fair Credit in 2021

Unsecured Credit Cards for Fair Credit in 2021

Most consumers prefer unsecured credit cards for fair credit because they don't require a large upfront deposit to secure the line of credit. If you have a fair credit score — a FICO score between 580 and 669 — you shouldn’t have to accept terms associated with bad credit when shopping for a credit card. That means skipping the secured credit card listings that call for large deposits and heading straight for the unsecured card offers. We’ve compiled a list of the best... read more »

18 Best Credit Cards for 600 to 650 Credit Scores

18 Best Credit Cards for 600 to 650 Credit Scores

When we decided to compile a list of the 18 best credit cards for 600 to 650 credit scores, we had to first figure out the needs of the people in this score range. That’s because every credit card is different, and each consumer demographic has unique needs. If your credit score sits in the 600 to 650 range, you’re likely struggling to qualify for the top cards on the market, and yet, your score is just high enough to make cards designed for consumers with poor credit seem... read more »

15 Credit Cards for Fair Credit with No Annual Fee

15 Credit Cards for Fair Credit with No Annual Fee

There’s no shortage of credit cards for fair credit with no annual fee, but they usually lack many of the bells and whistles associated with cards pegged to higher scores. That means you’re unlikely to encounter big signup bonuses, although some cards in this group offer cash back rewards and a few other goodies. All of the cards reviewed below may charge no annual fee and are useful to folks with a scant or blemished credit history. Timely payments and low balances can help... read more »

9 Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for Fair Credit

9 Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for Fair Credit

When it comes to balance transfer credit cards, fair credit scores aren't necessarily the most desirable to credit card companies. But there are some options available -- read on for our top picks for credit cards that may work well for a fair credit rating. Imagine you are renting a storage unit for $50 a month. One day you find another company that will rent you a similar storage unit for $30 a month. Since it's obviously a better deal, you move the contents from the pricier... read more »

10 Best Credit Cards for Fair Credit with High Limits

10 Best Credit Cards for Fair Credit with High Limits

If your credit's not exactly the best, but it's not the worst in the world either, you may fall into the fair credit category. This can present some challenges, but in this article we'll take a look at the best credit cards for fair credit, with high limits. I spent the first hour of a recent trip in a rental car line. While a man nearby taught me a few new interesting words, the customer at the counter struggled to complete a reservation she made months before. Most companies... read more »