CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Student'
The Discover “It” card was unveiled just today – and “It” offers benefits we’ve never seen in a credit card offer, including no late fee for your first late payment, if you ever need it.
Today college students face would-be employers who want to check their credit history, even if they have yet to establish one. A credit card can help them with that, if they choose wisely.
Women are at a disadvantage the moment they walk off their college campuses with their diplomas as they immediately are earning $8,000 less than their male counterparts.
A lot has changed in recent years when it comes to the allowances parents give kids. And it’s the kids getting the better end of the deal.
A new Department of Education report reveals it’s now 15% more expensive to attend college. Will college enrollment drop and force the American dream further out reach?
You’ve earned your college degree and now you’re thinking it’s time to start building your financial history. The right credit card can help you achieve your goals – but choose wisely.
While it’s now illegal for credit card companies to target college students on campus, there is a work around in the form of prepaid cards. American Express introduces its own “work around” for marketing to college students.
Should there be tighter regulations for marketing credit cards to college students? They may not be setting up tables on campuses, but they’re honing in on places your kids are more likely to be anyway: social media sites.
The new MasterCard, Bill My Parents campaign offers powerful tools for parents to guide teens and young adults into responsible money management. Learn more about this offer.
College is an exciting time for anyone; parents can play a big role in how well their young adults handle these new “grown-up” responsibilities. Student credit cards and prepaid cards are an ideal way to start.
The BillMyParents Prepaid MasterCard is a powerful tool for teens and parents. Easy to reload and easier to monitor, this is the ideal solution for teens ready to accept financial responsibility.
When used responsibly, credit cards for college students are an excellent way for college students to learn financial responsibility.