Credit Cards for Bad Credit

If you have a bad credit rating (roughly a FICO Score below 660), 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. See our picks for the best credit cards for bad credit here.


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Susan Shain
Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. Preferred: 7 Reasons Why the Reserve Is King
Susan Shain | Jan 22, 2019

Choosing between the Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. Preferred? Here are seven reasons why the Reserve is the better card for frequent travelers.

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Michelle Black
Credit Locks vs. Credit Freezes — What’s the Difference?
Michelle Black | Jan 21, 2019

What's the best way to protect your credit reports from identity thieves? Is a credit freeze or a credit lock the way to go?

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Susan Shain
Here’s the Best Credit Card for Groceries, Plus 6 Runners-Up
Susan Shain | Jan 14, 2019

We combed the fine print to crown the best grocery credit card in all the land. We name six runners-up for different types of grocery shoppers, too.

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