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Having good or excellent credit can open wide the world of credit cards. There are some other factors involved in credit decisions, like income. But if you have good credit (a FICO Score 8 of around 670 or above) and make a decent wage, you can generally expect to find good approval odds and interest rates for all kinds of credit products.
By Brendan Harkness
You should aim for the best if you’ve got great credit; no need to settle for a poor value, especially if you’ll be paying any fees. Depending on the type of card you’re looking for, think about:
We’ve covered most of the bases below, but if you have good or excellent credit you shouldn’t stop looking until you find the card (or cards) you need. Find more options in our picks for the Best Credit Cards of all kinds.
By Brendan Harkness
If you’ve got good or excellent credit scores, with a FICO Score 8 of around 670 or better, you can freely browse the credit card market, knowing you’ll have a good shot at pretty much everything you see. Approval is never guaranteed, and there are other factors involved in application decisions, but you can rest assured that your credit won’t usually stand in the way.
That’s about it — having a good credit history makes finding that new card relatively easy, because you won’t have to worry about limiting yourself to cards designed for fair credit, bad credit, or no credit. You’ll be more attractive to credit card issuers, and you can focus on the card features you want, rather than what you can hope to qualify for.
When you find something you like, there won’t be much holding you back. Just make sure there isn’t a better offer available, which you can do by browsing our selection of top card credit offers.
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