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Credit Cards For Fair Credit

Consumers with fair credit are usually more qualified for credit cards, which may make getting approved for an account easier. Only you can build a good credit history. Make your payments on time each month, and keep your balance low relative to the credit limit, for positive marks on your credit report each month. Below you will find our most popular credit card offers for people with fair credit:

First PREMIER® Bank Mastercard® Credit Card

First PREMIER® Bank Mastercard® Credit Card
  • Checking Account Required
  • We may approve those currently building their credit history
  • All credit types welcome to apply!
  • Looking for a second chance at a credit card? We may approve you when others will not.
  • The First PREMIER Bank Mastercard is a good addition to your credit options.
  • The activity on our manageable credit limit products is reported to all major Consumer Reporting Agencies on a monthly basis.
  • Good credit not required
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Bad/Fair Credit

Bad/Fair Credit

Credit Needed
300
680
Intro APR
(Purchases)
N/A
Intro APR
(Balance Transfer)
N/A
Ongoing APR
See Issuer Website
Annual Fee
See Issuer Website

Capital One® Platinum Credit Card

Capital One® Platinum Credit Card
Intro APR for Balance Transfer
N/A
Regular APR
24.99%
Variable
Annual fee
$0
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Average/Fair/Limited Credit

Benefits & Key features

  • Pay no annual fee
  • Get access to a higher credit line after making your first 5 monthly payments on time
  • Fraud coverage if your card is lost or stolen
  • Use online banking to access your account, even from your smartphone, with our mobile app
  • Pay by check, online or at a local branch, all with no fee - and pick the monthly due date that works best for you
  • Get access to your account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Help strengthen your credit for the future with responsible card use

Average/Fair/Limited Credit

Credit Needed
300
680
Intro APR
(Purchases)
N/A
Intro APR
(Balance Transfer)
N/A
Ongoing APR
24.99%
Variable
Annual Fee
$0

Credit One Bank® Platinum Visa® for Rebuilding Credit

Credit One Bank® Platinum Visa® for Rebuilding Credit
Intro APR for Balance Transfer
N/A
Regular APR
17.49% - 25.49%
Variable
Annual fee
$0 - $99
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Fair Credit

Benefits & Key features

  • See if you Pre-Qualify without harming your credit score
  • Track your progress with free online access to your Experian credit score, terms apply
  • Looking to rebuild credit? We report to the major credit bureaus monthly
  • Receive opportunities for credit line increases, a fee may apply
  • Make paying your bill easier with the ability to choose your payment due date, terms apply
  • Stay in-the-know with customizable account alerts via email and text

Fair Credit

Credit Needed
620
680
Intro APR
(Purchases)
N/A
Intro APR
(Balance Transfer)
N/A
Ongoing APR
17.49% - 25.49%
Variable
Annual Fee
$0 - $99

Capital One® QuicksilverOne® Cash Rewards Credit Card

Capital One® QuicksilverOne® Cash Rewards Credit Card
Intro APR for Balance Transfer
N/A
Regular APR
24.99%
Variable
Annual fee
$39
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Average/Fair/Limited Credit

Benefits & Key features

  • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, every day
  • Earn cash rewards without signing up for rotating categories
  • Get access to a higher credit line after making your first 5 monthly payments on time
  • Monitor your credit profile with the CreditWise® app, free for everyone
  • $0 fraud liability if your card is ever lost or stolen
  • No limit to how much cash back you can earn, and cash back doesn't expire for the life of the account
  • Help strengthen your credit for the future with responsible card use
  • Get customized alerts and manage your account with the Capital One mobile app

Average/Fair/Limited Credit

Credit Needed
300
680
Intro APR
(Purchases)
N/A
Intro APR
(Balance Transfer)
N/A
Ongoing APR
24.99%
Variable
Annual Fee
$39

Fingerhut Credit Account issued by WebBank

Fingerhut Credit Account issued by WebBank
Intro APR for Balance Transfer
N/A
Regular APR
See Issuer Website
Annual fee
$0
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Fair/Bad Credit

Benefits & Key features

  • Fingerhut offers more than 500,000 items including the brand names you want like Samsung, KitchenAid, and DeWalt
  • Take advantage of low monthly payments if you apply and are accepted for a Fingerhut Credit Account issued by WebBank, who determines eligibility and qualifications for the terms of credit
  • Fast, easy online application process and a quick decision
  • Not an access card

Fair/Bad Credit

Credit Needed
300
680
Intro APR
(Purchases)
N/A
Intro APR
(Balance Transfer)
N/A
Ongoing APR
See Issuer Website
Annual Fee
$0