Articles Tagged ‘student credit card’

Should a College Age Student Have a Credit Card?
Monday, May 14th, 2012
Should a College Age Student Have a Credit CardIf you’re getting ready to send your son or daughter off to college, you’ve probably worked with them to prepare a checklist of things they’ll need to take to school. Along with the various dorm room essentials, you’ll need to consider whether one of the things they’ll need at school is a credit card. Recently passed laws have made it significantly more difficult for a college student to get a credit card on their own, unless they’re able to demonstrate an independent and adequate income. You may decide to help your child obtain their first card, but first you need...

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