Credit Cards for Fair Credit

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If you have a fair credit rating (roughly a FICO credit score of 660–699), you fall within a challenging range as far as your credit card selection goes.

You’re not out of luck, though. There are plenty of unsecured credit cards from major issuers and banks for people with fair credit. Generous rewards, cash back, and points programs may be noticeably absent from credit cards. They might also not include some of the cardmember perks like purchase protection, rental vehicle coverages, and other services typically available to people with more favorable scores.

Want to see our favorites? Check out Editor’s Picks for the Best Credit Cards for Fair Credit – 2018.

Worried about whether or not you’ll be approved for a credit card? Learn how to check to see if you’re prequalified for any credit cards without hurting your credit at all.
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Brendan Harkness
Review of the Capital One® Platinum Credit Card
Brendan Harkness | Mar 20, 2018

The Capital One Platinum Card is not a bad option for people with average credit. There's no annual fee or rewards, but you can build your credit with it.

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Brendan Harkness
Review of the Hilton Honors American Express Business Card
Brendan Harkness | Mar 16, 2018

The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card provides 12X points at Hilton properties, 6X points on select business expenses, and some nice perks.

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John Ganotis
American Express Business Credit Cards and Charge Cards: An Overview
John Ganotis | Mar 13, 2018

In an American Express small business card right for you? Learn about the array of different credit cards and charge cards available from Amex now.

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