The Best Secured Credit Cards with Low Minimum Deposit

By Kris Majaski. Last updated 15 March 2024. 0 comments

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Secured cards provide consumers who have had credit problems in the past, or have no credit established, an opportunity to build their credit ratings by managing their credit card account responsibly. In exchange, secured credit cards require a security deposit which is held in the event that you should default on your credit card balance. You are then able to use your credit card as you would any card, and make your monthly payments as appropriate.

The security deposit and its terms can vary according to the card issuer. If you want to get a jump on repairing your credit, but you don't have a large amount of money to use as a deposit, you can select a secured card with a low minimum deposit requirement. If you do come across funds later on, many of these cards also allow you to add to the deposit, which can increase your credit limit on the card.

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