Credit Card Offers
- Consider applying for a credit card online.
- Examine how you plan to use your card, before you apply for it.
- Apply for a secured credit card, if you don't qualify for an unsecured credit card.
5 Tips for Finding the Best Instant Approval Credit Card
If you seek a fast way to apply and be approved for a credit card, consider applying online. At some Web sites, it is possible to find out in only a few minutes whether or not you are approved for a line of credit. If you receive approval, you may have a new credit card in your hands within a few business days.
There are many different credit card companies for you to choose from. Not only are there lots of credit card companies that will want your business, but each company has a variety of cards. Because of the wide range of credit card products available, it is important for you to consider many factors, so you can find the right card for your needs. Here are some things for you to keep in mind when applying for a credit card:
- Think about how you plan to use the credit card. Do you plan to use the card regularly? Do you plan on paying your balance in full each month or will you be carrying a running balance? The likelier you are to carry a running balance, the more important the card’s interest rate will be.
- Make sure you consider the costs of the card as well as any rewards that may come your way. Are you taking out the card so you can earn frequent flyer miles or some reward points? Does the card have an annual fee? Carefully consider whether or not you are likely to earn enough reward points to actually qualify for a reward. If you choose a card with a fee, make sure you consider whether or not you are likely to accrue enough miles to earn a free flight or a reward Also pay attention to how long the miles you accrue are valid, before they expire.
- Shop around. There are likely going to be a number of different credit card firms that will offer you a credit card. Look at the annual fee, the interest rate, and any perks that come with the card. Pay close attention to whether your interest rate will adjust, after an introductory period. Check online to see how other consumers rate their experience with any firm whose card you are considering selecting.
- If you are turned down for a credit card that you apply for, you should work to improve your credit score. Until your credit score reaches a level that will allow you to qualify for a credit card, you may want to consider using a secured credit card. A secured card reports to the credit bureaus, so it will help you build your credit score.
Making the minimum payments on your credit cards will kill you, financially. The Bills.com minimum payments calculator shows how much you can save by making more than the minimum payments.