There is no Barclay secured card. Barclays doesn’t have any credit cards for people with bad credit. And the sole offer for people with limited or no credit history, called Barclaycard Initial, is only available in the UK. All the U.S. Barclaycards require good credit or better, and you need excellent credit to get the best ones.
You’ll have more luck with Discover or Capital One. Their secured cards both have no annual fee, which means you can build up your credit as cheaply as possible.
Here’s what to get instead of a Barclay secured credit card:
Discover it Secured: You won’t pay any annual fees, and the minimum deposit is $200. You’ll get 2% cash back on gas and restaurants, for up to $1,000 in purchases each quarter. You’ll get 1% cash back everywhere else. And at the end of your first year, Discover will match all the cash you’ve earned.
Capital One Secured Card: There’s no annual fee, and the minimum deposit will be $49, $99 or $200, depending on your creditworthiness. No matter which deposit you make, your credit line will be $200. There aren’t any rewards.
Citi Secured Mastercard: There’s no annual fee, and the minimum deposit is $200. This card doesn’t offer any rewards.
OpenSky Secured Visa Card: There is an $35 annual fee, but it is a great choice for people with damaged credit who want high approval odds, as no credit check is required for new applicants. The minimum deposit is $200. This card offers no rewards.
You won’t be able to get a Barclay secured card, but you can get one from another issuer. And if you stay on track, you’ll eventually be eligible for a Barclaycard.
Unfortunately, there isn't. Not all lenders have "starter" credit cards, so you shouldn't worry too much about it.
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