How can I as a college student get a loan or a credit card for my education?
Answered on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 by
James Williams

You should be at least 18 years old, have Social Security number, be a U.S. resident, and have a source of income to qualify for a credit card. Also, you may need a bank account to apply for a loan or for a credit card. If you qualify based on the above, you can apply for a student credit card. Note that credit card limit will be determined by the credit card issuer based on your credit score and your creditworthiness.

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To get a credit card young people under 21 have to show proof of their sufficient income or have a co-signer (say, one of the parents). As for the credit cards you may be eligible for, consider student credit cards targeting high school and college students.

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