All articles tagged Fair Credit (3)

9 Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for Fair Credit

9 Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for Fair Credit

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 storage unit to the less expensive one — and save $20 each month. Now, replace "storage unit" with "credit card," and you have the essence of a credit card balance transfer. The idea is to move your balance from a card with a higher interest rate to one with a... read more »

10 Best Credit Cards for Fair Credit with High Limits

10 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 place credit card holds during a rental period. The security measure is released after the vehicle returns. This lady’s hold was $750, but the limit on her credit card was $500. She offered cash or her debit card, but the clerk couldn’t accept it. She called... read more »

Easiest Credit Cards to Get (10 Options: Fair & Bad Credit)

Easiest Credit Cards to Get (10 Options: Fair & Bad Credit)

Technically, all credit cards are fairly easy to get — all that’s required for most card's these days is a simple online application, and issuers will generally let you know whether you’ve been approved within minutes. But, if your credit score is what’s making getting a credit card difficult, you still have plenty of good options available to you. And, what’s best about these credit cards is that when you’re approved and you use the card responsibly, you’ll build your... read more »