Education on Credit Cards
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Does paying rent build your credit score?
Paying rent and rent reporting can be great ways to establish credit history without taking on additional loans or lines of credit.
Can being an authorized user build your credit?
Establishing credit for the first time can be difficult. Becoming an authorized user on a credit card is a great way to start building credit.
Are co-signers needed for student credit cards?
Getting a credit card is an important step in your financial journey. If you're under 21 you may need a cosigner to sign up for a student credit card.
Can you pay off a loan with a credit card?
Answer: Maybe. Here are some steps for researching and comparing credit cards and loan rates to decide if this is the right option for you.
What is a secured credit card and do you need one?
Unlike regular credit cards, which let you make purchases & pay off your debt in the future, secured credit cards require you to provide a deposit as collateral before you can use it.
How & when to use your credit card
To ensure your credit score stays high and your balances stay low, you need to follow few credit principles on how to use a credit card. Follow a healthy credit journey with these tips from Chase.
How refunds and returns work on a credit card
Learn how credit card returns work and how returns can affect things like your credit score, rewards and monthly statements.
Smart ways to reduce your credit card debt
Setting up a solid foundation for good spending habits and debt control is the key to your financial success. Here are some tips to help you on your way.
APR and interest rate: How are they different?
Understanding how the interest rate and APR work can make all the difference in controlling your debt. Here's a 101 on how credit cards and APRs work.