Credit Card Guide
Follow Us  twitter facebook You Tube Google+
 

Cards For People With Bad Credit

 

Need a credit card but cannot get approved because of bad credit or no credit history? It may be possible to get a credit card regardless of your credit history. Below are cards from banks and credit card companies for people with less than perfect credit.

The following credit cards may be able to help build, rebuild, or re-establish your credit history if you make on time minimum payments with all of your creditors and keep account balances low relative to the credit limit.

There are fees associated with these credit cards and prepaid cards in addition to the annual fee. Please read the terms and conditions for each card when applying.

 
     

     
 
Capital One® Secured MasterCard®
Capital One® Secured MasterCard®

Capital One® Secured MasterCard®

 

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online or call 866-582-0808
  • Build credit with responsible use with no processing or application fees
  • Regular reporting to the 3 major credit bureaus
  • Get free access to a credit score, credit report, and credit tips using Credit Tracker
  • Your security deposit can get you a line up to $3,000
  • You may qualify for a credit line increase based on your payment history and creditworthiness
  • Build a financial foundation you can stand on with a card that gets you started
  • Use it like any MasterCard credit card, accepted at millions of locations worldwide
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/A22.9% (V)$29Bad Credit

PayPal™ Prepaid MasterCard®
  • Free direct deposit - get your paycheck and government benefits up to 2 days faster.
  • Instantly transfer money from your PayPal Account to your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard!
  • Get account alerts on your mobile device or download our App to check your balance and see recent transactions
  • Open an optional savings account currently offering a 5.00% APY for balances up to $5,000 (new)
  • Earn Cash back rewards from specially selected stores, restaurants and more
  • No credit check, overdraft fees or interest charges.
  • Safer than carrying cash - use it to pay for everyday purchases.
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/A$4.95 monthly feeNo Credit Check

Edge Prepaid Visa® RushCard
  • Real time activity alerts via text, email, and mobile app. *Standard text messaging rates from your wireless provider apply.
  • Easy Online Bill Pay - pay bills, rent, or write personal checks.
  • Access to over 23,000 fee-free MoneyPass ATMs from coast-to-coast. Get cash or check your balance - free of charge.
  • Enroll in Direct Deposit and get your pay up to two days early. *Certain Restrictions Apply. See card site for details.
  • Your Funds are FDIC-insured through The Bancorp Bank; Member FDIC.
  • Conveniently send money to family and friends with card to card transfers.
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/AVariable Monthly FeesNo Credit Needed

Account Now Gold Visa® Prepaid Card
Account Now Gold Visa® Prepaid Card

Account Now Gold Visa® Prepaid Card

 

  • Perfect for Direct Deposit Tax Refund - Get your Tax Refund Fast without a traditional bank account.
  • Get Paid up to 2 days faster with Free Direct Deposit † - get your paycheck or benefits checks in your card account and access your funds up to 2 days earlier than payday.
  • 100% Guaranteed Approval - upon successful ID verification. No Credit check. No ChexSystems check. And no existing bank account required.
  • $0 Activation Fee. No Minimum Balance. No Overdraft fees.
  • $15 Bonus§ with recurring Direct Deposit. Never pay to cash your paychecks and get your pay faster.
  • Use it everywhere Visa Debit cards are accepted and pay anyone with PayAnyone Bill Pay. Shop online, rent a car, pay your rent and more.
  • Easy Mobile Account Access and Text Alerts. Get your account balance, transaction details sent to your phone within seconds
  • BBB Accredited A+ Company. Excellent Customer Service.
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/Aup to $9.95 monthly feeNo Credit Check

ACE Elite™ Visa® Prepaid Card
ACE Elite™ Visa® Prepaid Card

ACE Elite™ Visa® Prepaid Card

 

  • Enroll in direct deposit today - receive your account number immediately.
  • Need your money before payday? Get paid up to 2 days faster with direct deposit.*
  • Withdraw up to $300 with no fee daily at ACE Cash Express locations with direct deposit.*
  • Mobile account access - available on GooglePlay and Apple App Store.
  • Transfer money to another ACE Elite cardholder with no fee.*
  • Always know your balance - by mobile app, email, or text message. Standard data rates apply.*
  • Earn up to 5% APY while you save in an optional savings account.*
  • Earn cash back on your everyday purchases through Payback rewards - get Special Offers and account credits when you use them.*
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/Aup to $9.95 monthly feeNo Credit Check

Pink ACE Elite™ Visa® Prepaid Card
Pink ACE Elite™ Visa® Prepaid Card

Pink ACE Elite™ Visa® Prepaid Card

 

  • Official Sponsor of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF).
  • Since 2006, purchases from the ACE Elite Card have contributed to over $2 million towards NBCF's early detection screening program for those in need.
  • Enroll in direct deposit today — receive your account number immediately.
  • Need your money before payday? Get paid up to 2 days faster with direct deposit.*
  • Withdraw up to $300 with no fee daily at ACE Cash Express locations with direct deposit.*
  • Mobile account access - available on GooglePlay and Apple App Store.
  • Always know your balance— by mobile app, email, or text message. Standard data rates apply.*
  • Earn cash back on your everyday purchases through Payback rewards — get special offers and account credits when you use them.*
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/Aup to $9.95 monthly feeNo Credit Check

Control Prepaid MasterCard®
Control Prepaid MasterCard®

Control Prepaid MasterCard®

 

  • Use Direct Deposit - get your paycheck or government benefits check up to 2 days faster
  • No overdraft fees & a simple fee plan. No cost to order or activate a card
  • Qualify for a $10 Purchase Cushion and $5/month fee plan after a Direct Deposit of $500 in one calendar month
  • Earn Cash Back Rewards & Refer A Friend bonuses
  • Free Bill Pay and online budget management tools
  • Transfer money to other cardholders online or with your mobile phone
  • Free Smartphone App - check your transactions, balance and find the closest reload location
  • Refill a Prepaid Phone using your Control card - Get $1 back each time you add $25 or more
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/AUp to $7.95 monthly feeNo Credit Check

First PREMIER® Bank MasterCard® Credit Card
First PREMIER® Bank MasterCard® Credit Card

First PREMIER® Bank MasterCard® Credit Card

 

  • Checking Account Required
  • Apply today and if approved, simply pay a Processing Fee and you could begin enjoying a $300 credit limit (subject to available credit)
  • Reports to the major Consumer Reporting Agencies.
  • Easy Application process!
  • Pay no interest on purchases by paying your balance in full each month
  • If approved, once your account is opened you will have access to millions of merchants worldwide (subject to available credit)
  • Trying to rebuild your credit history? It may be possible if you make on time payments to all your creditors and keep your account balances low relative to the credit limit.
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A*
N/A*N/A*N/A*See website*See website*Fair/Bad Credit*

READYdebit® Visa Prepaid Card
READYdebit® Visa Prepaid Card

READYdebit® Visa Prepaid Card

 

  • Instant Account Number - Great for Tax Refund Direct Deposit!
  • Free† Direct Deposit - paycheck, benefits, tax refunds
  • Easy Online Bill Payment & Mobile Account Access
  • No Purchase Transaction Fees
  • No Overdraft Fees or Balance Minimums
  • Withdraw cash at ATMs or get cash back with purchases
  • Free Credit ScoreTracker1
  • Choose Your Card Color - Blue or Pink
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/A$9.95 monthly feeNo Credit Check

Carbon Prepaid Visa® RushCard
Carbon Prepaid Visa® RushCard

Carbon Prepaid Visa® RushCard

 

  • Enroll in Direct Deposit and get your pay up to two days early. *Certain restrictions apply. See card site for details.
  • Real time activity alerts via text, email, and mobile app. *Standard text messaging rates from your wireless provider apply.
  • Transfer money to another RushCard member for just $0.99.
  • Access to over 23,000 fee-free MoneyPass ATMs from coast-to-coast. Get cash or check your balance - free of charge.
  • Your money is covered by Visa Zero Liability protection. *Certain restrictions apply. See card site for details.
  • Free 24/7 customer service.
PurchasesBalance TransfersRegular APRAnnual FeeCredit Needed
Intro APRIntro PeriodIntro APRIntro Period
N/A
N/AN/AN/AN/AVariable Monthly FeesNo Credit Needed

 
     

     
 
Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
 
     

 
 
 
  View Related Stories

Secured Credit Cards Vs. Prepaid — Which is Best? - There are two main types of cards available for people with poor credit or no credit history: secured credit cards and prepaid cards. Both have advantages and drawbacks

Got Bad Credit? How to Find a Fair Deal - If you have bad credit, don't just jump on the first offer you see, say experts. Subprime card offers can vary widely and so it pays to do your research before you apply

ALL CREDIT CARD HELP & ADVICE ARCHIVES >>

 
     

 
Secure SSL Technology
Secure SSL
Technology
 
Twitter Facebook You Tube Google+
About Us Privacy Policy Editorial Team Terms of Use
Contact Us California Privacy Rights Media Relations Site Map

Close X