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[19 Aug 2017 | 2 Comments | 6,072 views]
Best Credit Cards After Filing Bankruptcy

It may sound like the stupidest financial move ever: getting credit cards after bankruptcy. But done right, it may be one of the smartest moves you can make for your credit. The main purpose for getting new credit cards after bankruptcy is to help boost your credit scores, which most likely took a hit when you filed.

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[7 Aug 2017 | No Comment | 2,344 views]
What Will a Bad Credit Score Cost you?

Having a bad credit score will cost you a lot more than a higher interest rate for a few loans. It extends into many parts of your financial life. So many people fail to understand how important their credit is until they try to buy a home or take out a loan. People with bad credit usually know that they will have to pay higher interest rates. But they often don’t realize how deeply they will really be affected.

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[28 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 1,285 views]
Platinum Credit Card Secured Credit Card

Platinum credit card secured credit card from USAA is a real credit card which isn’t a prepaid or debit credit card, that helps you build or improve your credit score. When you apply, you’ll also be opening a USAA 2-year Certificate of Deposit (CD), an interest-earning deposit account that has a two-year term and a $250-minimum initial deposit.

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[12 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 2,804 views]
How to Apply for Bad Credit — Credit Cards

If you need a credit card but have a poor credit history, don’t despair — bad credit credit cards are available that can meet most needs and this is not common knowledge. No doubt you have had people tell you that if you have bad credit, no lender will touch you but this is not the case for most people. As long as you have the income to repay the debt, lenders will usually be prepared to loan to you.

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[6 Jul 2017 | One Comment | 4,853 views]
Rebuild Credit With a Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card

The Wells Fargo Secured Card has a few restrictions on eligibility. If you have declared bankruptcy within the past 12 months or have any unsettled liens, you won’t qualify. Interestingly, you only need to be 18 to qualify unless you live in Alabama (where you have to be 19) or in Mississippi or Puerto Rico (where you have to be 21).