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What is a good credit card for poor to average credit?

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Capital One with a low credit limit. I got one when I was 18 and with no credit history at all (which is kinda like bad credit, because the score is really low) with a $500 limit.

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which Capital One?
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The cheapest credit card you see when you go onto their website. It has no rewards program, no cash back, just simple. When you browse through their different credit cards that they offer, it says underneath each one what kind of credit you need for it. It could say underneath "for those with average credit", or "for those with excellent credit" or "for rebuilding credit" which I think is the lowest level, and the best chance of getting approved for it.
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Tere's no such thing as a "good" credit card, they're all evil, don't get one, you don't need one, they destroy peoples' lives. I'm 43 and haven't had one in over 20 years. Get a debit card and only buy what you need and what you can afford. If I've gone this long without one why doesn't anybody need one? Nobody does, it's just a way to get you deeper into the hole.

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you need a checking account for a debit, and my credit doesn't allow me to open one.. so this is irrelevant! but thanks!
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Then use cash, a credit card will only make things worse. Good luck ;-)
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None really. Unless you're willing to pay high interest rates.

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no credit card is a good credit card. if you want it to shop on line get a debit card.

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debit cards require a bank account... i don't qualify for one
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really? that is so weired. here in australia, If you have money, you can get a bank account. my 3 month daughter has a savings account.
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that's normal, but in the US, once your 18 you can open one... my credit sucks bad enough for me to not be able to!
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If your credit is so bad that you can't open a checking account, you could have a problem with any credit card. Try the site I gave you and see if it has any suggestions.
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A credit history is important if you ever want to buy a house, car, etc.
try the site creditkarma.com and you can get an accurate credit score, it will also show you which credit cards would be good for someone with your score. I love this site and check it regularly.

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fyi, this site actually lowers your credit score... accessing your credit score often is really bad!
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No, it does a soft check, not a hard check so it doesn't count against your score. I am extremely anal about my almost perfect score and I've been using this site for 3 years.
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you have over 850?
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850 is perfect. I'm at 820
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actually 900 is... take a finance class
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Maybe you should...
FICO credit score can determine a very large number of decisions in your life. Where you live, what you drive, where you work and where you and or your kids go to school can depend on a 3-digit magic number. The range of scores begins at 300, for the individuals in life that have declared bankruptcy 13 times in a month, and ends with a perfect score at 850, where banks pay you to borrow their money (Well, not really). A perfect or near perfect credit score belongs to an elite few. According to myFICO.com, about 13% of FICO scores fall in the range of 800+, while only about 1% have a perfect FICO score of 850. If you?re wondering what a good credit score is, that is generally anything over 700.
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You are awfully rude for someone who was asking for help
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actually i just graduated high school, and i took a finance class so i could go to school for that.. your wrong about the fico score.. also i am not rude, i am just frustrated that you act like little miss know it all about credit. i asked this for a friend and she was using my account to check y'alls answers... so please understand that if you gain 80 more points on your score you'll have a perfect... which fyi is impossible!
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I just posted the link for you. Believe it of not, up to you. I gave you answers based on personal experience, if you choose to think it "know it all", also up to you.
Btw, perfect is hard, not impossible.
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Www.myfico.com
Know your FICO scores, improve your FICO scores, save money
Whether you?re buying a home, a car or applying for a credit card ? lenders want to know the risk they?re taking by lending your money. FICO scores are the credit scores that most lenders use to determine your credit risk. Your FICO credit scores (you have 1 score from each of the 3 major credit bureaus) can affect how much money a lender will lend you and at what terms (interest rate). So, taking steps to improve your FICO scores can often help you qualify for better rates from lenders ? which can save you money!

Take a look at the example FICO score report and you can see that it shows your FICO score in big bold numbers as well as a general indication of how your score relates to other U.S. consumers (bad to great). FICO scores range from 300-850 ? higher is better. You can also see that your FICO score looks at several major categories as shown by the key ingredients on the right side of the sample report. For more information about these general categories, see the What's in your score page.

Your FICO score is calculated using the information in your credit reports. These reports contain all of the information that each credit bureau has on file about you. This sample credit report shows a few examples of the types of information that the credit bureaus collect, such as your credit accounts, how many times lenders have requested information about your credit (Inquiries), and how many times lenders have turned your account over to a collection agency (Collections).
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