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How can I get a credit card with next to no credit?

My younger sisters both got one, and they're closer to no credit than I am. I have slightly bad credit, but closer to none... if that makes sense. I don't know how they did it!

I don't want anything with a high limit... just something to help us between paydays, when we need food or gas. I have applied for two different ones in the last month with no luck!

What can I do?!

PS I'm in Canada, if that changes things.


Asked by AdensMama0308 at 12:06 PM on Jul. 29, 2011 in Money & Work

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Answers (6)
  • You can get one, but alot of times it will have a annual fee. I had to get one like that just to build my credit back up. Good Luck!

    Answer by Onlyeyes at 12:14 PM on Jul. 29, 2011

  • good question im curious too. Bump for ya

    Answer by prettynpink343 at 12:09 PM on Jul. 29, 2011

  • It's easier to first get a store credit card to build more credit and, then apply for a visa or mc.

    Answer by 3libras at 12:22 PM on Jul. 29, 2011

  • Go to your local bank and get a secured credit card. You will have to have cash in hand to get one, but it's a way to (re)build credit.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 12:27 PM on Jul. 29, 2011

  • You will pretty much have to get a secured card and pay for it. Just look up secured credit cards for rebuilding credit and see which one fits you best and then apply. Be prepared to pay a fee.

    Answer by MommyDimples at 1:11 PM on Jul. 29, 2011

  • Do it through your bank.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:16 PM on Jul. 29, 2011