The complete guide to applying for a credit card for the first time

Credit Cards

Everything You Need to Know About Credit Utilization

April 9, 2019

The more you know about how credit utilization works and what to do to keep it at a healthy level, the better your chances are of having a great credit score. Read more.

How to get a credit card without a Social Security number or ITIN

April 4, 2019

No social security number? Don't worry, there's a way you could still gain access to credit cards. Follow along to learn more. Read more.

How to Use a Credit Card Wisely

March 28, 2019

Credit cards can be a powerful tool for your personal finances – if used wisely. Learn the ins-and-outs of responsible credit card use. Read more.

5 Best Store Credit Cards to Build Your Credit

March 27, 2019

Retail credit cards can be a great way to build credit – if you use them responsibly that is. Read more.

The Complete Guide to Credit Limits

March 21, 2019

Learn about credit limits – what they are, how they work and how you can take advantage of them to get the best long-term results for your finances. Read more.

How To Use Credit Cards to Build Credit

December 10, 2018

Used responsibly, credit cards are powerful tools for building credit. Be sure to pay them on time and use a low percent of your credit line for maximum impact. Read more.

Use Secured Cards To Build Credit

October 2, 2018

Secured credit cards can be a good option for establishing or re-building credit. Learn how they work and whether they're right for you. Read more.

Do Prepaid Cards Build Credit?

October 1, 2018

Looking for easy and affordable ways to build credit? Unfortunately prepaid cards won't help. But you have alternatives, including secured cards and credit-builder loans. Read more.