8 Student Credit Card Do’s and Dont’s

Considering a student credit card? There are many reasons to be cautious — particularly when you're on a limited income. However, once you graduate, it will be much harder to get accepted for your first card, say experts, so it's a good idea to start with one now.

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Does Debt Boost Self-Esteem?

Can credit card debt make you feel better about yourself? For most people, this would seem counterintuitive. However, a recent study found that some young adults do get a boost in confidence from their debt …

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Study Finds Little Change in Student Credit Card Marketing

According to a new study, the Credit CARD Act of 2009 appears to have produced little change in how credit cards are marketed to college students.

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How to Find the Best Prepaid Cards for Tweens and Teens

The Kardashian prepaid card, nicknamed the Kardashian “kard,” is being marketed to the teenaged fans of the reality stars, but parents might want to take a careful look at the fees before signing up.

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Back-To-School Edition: Student Credit Cards in the Post CARD Act Era

The new Credit CARD Act of 2009 put in place new curbs on when and how card issuers can extend credit to those under 21. Students headed off to college this fall expect to find a different crop of credit opportunities than previous years.

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