Both cards offer a minimum starting credit limit of $300. They also share a feature where you may get access to a higher credit line after making your first 5 payments on time. Plus, Capital One cards don’t have foreign transaction fees.
If you’re into online shopping, you can’t go wrong with the Amazon.com Store Card. Yes, you are limited to purchases on amazon.com. But if you’re a Prime member, you’ll get 5% on all of your purchases. There’s a $0 annual fee, too, though you’ll have to pay $119 a year for a Prime membership to get the 5% benefit. You’ll also get a $10 Amazon.com gift card loaded to your Amazon account after approval.
Below is a rough breakdown of the credit score range (there are 3 major reporting companies and they do not all follow these exact numbers). Depending upon what site/company/government entity you listen to, the average credit score is anywhere from 625-750.
The easiest unsecured card to get is the Fingerhut Credit Account. But it won’t suit everyone’s needs. Fingerhut is an online marketplace, and its card can only be used to make purchases on the site. So while it will give you an unsecured line of credit, it won’t really help you cover emergency expenses.… read full answer
If you’re looking for a card that can be used for anything, the Credit One Bank® Visa® Credit Card is your best bet. You can get approved for it with bad credit. It offers a $300 starting spending limit. And you can use it wherever Visa is accepted.
Those aren’t your only options, though. WalletHub’s editors compared all of the unsecured credit cards in our database of 1,000+ offers. And we selected our favorite easy-to-get offers.
The easiest unsecured credit cards to get generally work best for minor emergencies. You will only receive a small amount of spending power, after all.
Unsecured credit cards for people with bad credit also tend to be very expensive, charging lots of fees and high interest rates. So if you don’t need a small emergency loan, the best course of action is to improve your credit inexpensively with a secured card. Secured cards are cheaper than unsecured cards, build credit just as effectively, and offer the closest thing you’ll find to guaranteed approval.
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