There are no military credit cards that have guaranteed approval. In fact, guaranteed approval is a myth. The credit cards that fall under this category are usually the ones which approval requirements are easier to meet. The closest thing to a guaranteed approval credit card is a secured card with a refundable deposit, that acts as your spending limit and prevents you from spending more money than you can afford to repay.
The easiest unsecured card to get approved for 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.
Easiest Unsecured Credit Cards to Get Approved For
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.
To learn more, check out WalletHub's complete list of the year’s easiest credit cards to get approved for.
The USAA credit card requirements differ based on what card you want to apply for. So, for instance, their USAA Secured Visa Platinum card is accessible to people with bad credit. But they don't graduate and you have to reapply for another card when your credit improves. Their USAA® Rewards American Express card is only available to applicants with good credit, so a score of 700+ is required. They pull Equifax credit data and if you are denied they may give a counter offer.… read full answer
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