There are no American Express credit cards that are easy to get. They all require good credit or better. The USAA® Secured American Express® Card used to be the easiest American Express card to obtain as it was available to people with bad credit. But USAA® Secured American Express® Card is no longer available to new applicants.
While American Express credit cards aren’t that easy to obtain, there are several other credit cards that are easy to get approved for.
Having one of these credit cards may increase your chances of landing an American Express credit card in the future, if you use it responsibly. That means paying your bill on time every month and keeping your credit utilization below 30% of your credit limit.
People drive me nuts with these answers, critical thinking skills are missing. Even if the cards are “hard” to get it still has levels. I read the question not as “is it easy to get an Amex” but “which card has the lowest requirements?” Lowest requirements doesn’t mean 500 credit score it simply means the lowest for that company which could be 750, it’s not a low number but is the LOWEST REQUIREMENT. From reading the answers NONE of you answered the question just went on your personal rant. So for clarity I will re-ask the question for the OP.
Generally their cobranded cards (Delta, Hilton, etc) are easier to get approved for than their core revolving cards (Blue Cash Everyday, Blue Cash Preferred) or charge cards (Platinum, Gold, Green). Some say their charge cards are easy to get than their core revolving.
There is no way to know how high American Express credit limits are as Amex doesn’t disclose this information in their cards’ terms and conditions. Your credit limit will depend on your credit history, debt level, income, and payment history on other American Express cards. So, you won’t know your American Express credit limit until you’re approved for an account.… read full answer
One way to estimate what credit limit you might get on an American Express card is to read customer reviews of the card. People will often post what limit they received, sometimes with their credit score and income. But you should take any of these numbers with a grain of salt. Just because someone with a similar credit score or income got a certain limit, it doesn’t mean you will, too.
Yes, it's hard to get an American Express card because they all require good or excellent credit for approval. But American Express isn't the only credit card company to target people in the highest tiers of the credit score scale. Barclays and Wells Fargo do too, for example. And if you're fortunate enough to have good credit or better, an American Express credit card will be no harder to get than any other credit card.… read full answer
The easiest American Express cards to get are those that require a minimum of good credit for approval, as opposed to excellent credit only. You may also want to target cards that are co-branded with a certain hotel or airline, as well as offers with lower annual fees. However, Amex also offers premium cards for big-spenders, which can be relatively difficult to get. These cards also come with high fees.
Keep in mind that American Express also evaluates each applicant's income and debt obligations to make sure they can afford monthly bill payments on a new line of credit. However, there isn't much information available about Amex's standards in those regards. But you shouldn't expect them to differ too much from other credit card companies' policies.
The American Express credit score requirement is of at least 700, depending on the card. That means people with good to excellent credit are eligible to get approved for an American Express credit card.
If your credit score is below the threshold needed for a credit card from American Express, it’s best to apply only after you meet the credit score requirement. You can … read full answercheck your credit score for free, right here on WalletHub.
American Express Credit Score Requirements by Card
You should note that while your credit score is an important factor, there are plenty of other things that will impact your chances of being approved for an American Express credit card, too. Some other key criteria include your income, existing debt load, number of open accounts, recent credit inquiries, employment status, and housing status.
*All information about the American Express Cash Magnet® Card has been collected independently by WalletHub. The American Express Cash Magnet® Card is no longer available to new applicants through WalletHub, but may be available on the American Express website.
I don't think they've got any secured cards, if that's what you're asking. The easiest ones are ones you can get with a "Good" score, which is to the tune of 700 and above. It's not exactly easy, but if you're around those numbers, you have a nice pick of cards with rewards, like Blue Cash Everyday.
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