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"BAD CREDIT" CREDIT CARD OFFERS
Credit cards for individuals with bad credit, prior bankruptcies, and/or no previous credit history come in two forms: secured cards and unsecured cards. Secured credit cards require you to make a deposit to "secure" your line of credit. Unsecured credit cards do not require a deposit, and generally offer more flexible credit lines.
Because many credit cards designed for people with bad credit carry extremely high fees and unfair terms, we only provide a limited number of offers on our site.
Below you will find information on fair, bad credit & no credit credit cards as well as links to secure online applications. All links open in new windows. If a link fails to open, temporarily disabling your pop-up blocker will fix the problem.