Credit Cards for Bad Credit

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If you have a bad credit rating (credit score of below 580), your selection of credit cards is typically very limited.  Your credit score can get this low as a result of several different kinds of financial disasters, including having collection accounts, charge-offs, going bankrupt, receiving tax liens, or having a long history of delinquent payments.

If you have bad credit and want to get a credit card, you have two options:

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Review of the American Express Blue Cash Everyday® and Blue Cash Preferred® Cards
Brendan Harkness | Oct 20, 2017

The Blue Cash Everyday & Blue Cash Preferred Cards from American Express are popular for their rewards, but is one of them right for you? Read to find out.

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Review of the Starwood Preferred Guest Cards from American Express
Brendan Harkness | Oct 11, 2017

The Starwood Preferred Guest consumer and business credit cards from American Express offer up to 5 points at SPG locations and a variety of great benefits.

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Platinum Card® from American Express Review: Is it worth the $550 annual fee?
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The Platinum Card from American Express provides a wide range of benefits and rewards, but is it worth the $550 annual fee?

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