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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Brendan Harkness
Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards – 2017
Brendan Harkness | May 15, 2017

Balance transfers let you move debt from a high-interest account to one with lower (or zero) interest, but which cards have the best offers? Find out here.

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U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite Card Review: Is it worth the $400 annual fee?
John Ganotis | May 11, 2017

The U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite Card has lots of benefits, but is it worth the $400 annual fee? Read our review to decide for yourself.

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MasterCard® Black Card™ Review: Is it worth the $495 annual fee?
John Ganotis | Mar 01, 2017

The MasterCard® Black Card™ is a metal credit card for people who travel frequently. But are its benefits worth the $495 annual fee?

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