Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Fixing Bad Credit

Category Credit Rating
Fixing Bad Credit
Living beyond your means or falling behind on your bills can make you a poor credit risk to lenders. This guide is about fixing bad credit.
Ad

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

By 0 found this helpful
November 20, 2007

I am trying to rebuild my credit, and would like to know if there are any sites that I can go to that does pay later plans and also help with credit because I have bad credit and need help please.

Maureen from NY

Ad
Answer Was this helpful? Yes
November 20, 20070 found this helpful

http://www.chri … 8CFShsGgodKCaGNQ

A biblically based company won't rip you off.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 21, 20070 found this helpful

i love this company & have ordered from them many many times (but not online)

http://www.yves … om/control/main/

they have a lot of really good deals -

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 21, 20070 found this helpful

There are a few companies that extend credit with no credit check -- Yves Rocher as mentioned, and also Fingerhut. But if you're trying to rebuild bad credit, they won't help you because they don't report your good payment history to the credit bureaus. To rebuild bad credit, you might want to get a secured Mastercard or Visa. It's "secured" because your credit limit is equal to an amount you put into a kind of savings account with the credit card issuer. Just type "secured credit card" into a search engine, but be careful and check out any company you're thinking of doing business with.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
By guest (Guest Post)
November 23, 20070 found this helpful

Here's an idea if you have a family member that has really good credit and are willing: If your mother, for instance, has good credit, she can add your name to some or all of her credit cards. You don't have to actually receive the card, she can shred it or whatever. But her good credit on that card, now becomes your good credit.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 24, 20070 found this helpful

Actually, being added as an authorized user to someone else's card isn't the great plan it used to be. Because of the proliferation of businesses that were recruiting people with good credit and paying them to let strangers "piggyback" on their credit, the credit bureaus have wised up. They're ceasing the practice of automatically giving an authorized user the same credit history as the original cardholder. This article at Bankrate explains what has happened: http://www.bank … sp?prodtype=pfin

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
By guest (Guest Post)
November 26, 20070 found this helpful

Also, you could check out DaveRamsey.com. He is a financial expert that is a Christian and really speaks in a language that the average person can understand. I've really learned a lot of sound principles from his radio show & books. Best of luck.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
November 26, 20070 found this helpful

First what you want to do is quit spending! Pay on your credit cards, if you have any (on time--no extra charges) that you have now and your credit will improve in no time. Why would you want a pay later plan, all you are doing is... paying later! That's no help. Dave Ramsey is good, but he tells it like it is! Been there done that with our son!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
By guest (Guest Post)
December 3, 20070 found this helpful

If you have the cash, you can easily get a secured credit card. Use that, and this is key, PAY OFF THE FULL BALANCE EVERY MONTH! A secured credit card is one that is secured by money you deposit in a bank - say $2,000 - and the credit card will have a limit of $2,000. That way there is no risk to the bank. This will show potential lenders that you can now use credit and have the self-control to stay out of trouble with it.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Read More Answers

By 0 found this helpful
August 18, 2009

I was wondering if anybody can me with some advice. If you have bad credit or no credit where can you order from and not have to pay anything until the order is received? How can I receive a credit card, because I have been turned down quite a bit? I would like a credit card that at least would give you about $250.00 or more on your credit line.

Ad

By Jay L. from Montgomery, AL

Answer Was this helpful? Yes
Read More Answers
Related Content
Categories
Budget & Finance Credit RatingDecember 30, 2012
Guides
Credit history document.
Getting a Loan With Bad Credit
What is a Good Credit Score?
What is a Good Credit Score?
A couple buying a wedding ring.
Buying a Wedding Ring With Bad Credit
Credit Report on Table
Raising Your Credit Score
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/09 08:10:34 in 4 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!