There is no PenFed secured credit card. Pentagon Federal Credit Union has offered secured credit cards in the past, but they stopped taking new secured card applications in 2019.
PenFed only offers unsecured credit cards for members with above-average credit. There’s no security deposit required, but potential customers with credit scores below 700 may find it difficult to get approved.
Although PenFed does not have a secured credit card, there are plenty of good alternatives. Navy Federal Credit Union, for example, offers the nRewards Secured card for members with bad or no credit. It gives 1 point per $1 spent and comes with a $0 annual fee. A fully-refundable deposit of at least $200 is required. Other good secured credit cards include Wells Fargo Secured, Bank of America Cash Rewards Secured, and Discover it Secured.
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