Build credit without credit cards.
Jessica: I'm eighteen years old, I'll be attending college in the fall.. I've applied for multiple credit cards and none will accept me because I don't have any credit. That's understandable, but how am I expected to have credit? I did find a couple cards that approved me, but there is a security deposit of $200 and that's just ridiculous, I refuse to pay it. I have a debit card, but that gets me no where in building credit and I don't know what I'm supposed to do. I can't even get approved for student loans, so how do I pay for college? Any suggestions?
TQR Answer: If you wait until you
start college you will find out that many credit card companies will
come looking for YOU. It is an old practice of card companies to solicit
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