Credit Cards For Teens Articles

Reloadable Credit Cards for Teens

Want to make sure your kids always have a little cash? Give them reloadable credit cards.

As much bad press as they’ve gotten recently, let’s face it: pre-paid, reloadable credit cards fill a certain niche in the marketplace. Some folks think of them as ways for ne’er-do-wells who’ve never learned to handle money to control their finances and rebuild their credit, but that’s just one aspect of their usefulness.

There are other uses, and in this article, we’ll take a look at one.

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Get Your High School Student Credit Card Ready

Even if you’re still a high school student… credit card preparation looms in your future

If you’re a high school student, credit card preparation may be far from your mind. If on the other hand your child is a high school student, you’re probably well aware that before long, credit cards will become an important part of his life. And since it’s never too early to start learning good habits, these credit card tips will help your kids keep their finances on track.

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What Every Parent Needs to Know Before Plunging into a Prepaid Credit Card for Teens

Should You Consider a Prepaid Credit Card for Teens?

My nephew is turning thirteen this month and the gift at the top of his wish list is a prepaid credit card for teens. After all, how cool will he look when he whips out a credit card with his name on it to pay for his hot lunch? It could be the key to popularity, cute dates and even a spot on the football team. Okay, maybe not. But a prepaid credit card for teens can indeed do some good. Here’s what you need to know…

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Your Kids And Your Credit Card: Not A Good Combination!

Should You Let Your Kids Use Your Credit Card?

As teenagers become increasingly independent, it may seem appealing to encourage their independence and mobility by making them authorized users on your credit card. For kids with a limited sense of financial responsibility and an inherent tendency to give into peer pressure, however, the temptation of seemingly limitless buying power can forge an ugly battleground. If you are considering letting your kids use your credit cards, there are some things to consider.

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Should You Consider Allowance Credit Cards For Your Kids

The Growing Trend of Allowance Credit Cards

Ask an eighty-year-old woman what allowance credit cards are and she’ll look at you like you’ve grown another head. Back in the good-old days kids were paid in cold-hard cash (and they had to earn what they were given). Nowadays everything is going high-tech and allowances are no different. Allowance credit cards are a perfect example of this fact.

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