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Obtaining a credit card while in college provides a number of benefits to those entering the adult world. Whether you need to learn how to budget money, need a convenient way to pay bills, or start building a solid credit history, student credit cards are a great way to do all that and more.

Student credit cards typically have low spending limits, but building that credit history starts immediately. And a good credit history is important later for getting car loans and eventually a mortgage. A student credit card can also be a lifesaver if a financial or personal emergency comes up when you're otherwise short on cash. And let's not forget the convenience of using a student credit card versus always searching for an ATM machine when you're low on time.

When looking for a student credit card, there are a number of factors you should consider. Some of these include:

  • Annual fees. Many student credit card companies charge no annual fees for those in school. However it's imperative to read the fine print and understand what charges you may or may not incur.
  • Interest rates. Credit cards are a great way to build credit but there's a cost associated with borrowing money. Consider what the annual APR is with any credit card you consider before applying. If you plan paying off your credit card every month, then the interest rate isn't a factor but should something come up it's good to know what the charges will be.
  • Penalties. Credit card companies make money when your payment is late or when you go over the credit limit. Understand what penalties exist with any credit card you're considering.

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best student credit cards available today. We hope these reviews help you find the right student credit card and begin building your credit history today!

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2015

Student Credit Card Reviews

The Freshmen 15: 15 Money Tips for College Bound Freshmen
Due to the continued increase in student debt, national nonprofit ACCC provides incoming freshmen with suggestions on how to make smart financial decisions throughout college.
Publication Date: August 11, 2015

First Community Credit Union, The Houston Texans and Brian Cushing Honor Ten Deserving Teachers Through Their Annual Stars in the Classroom Program
First Community Credit Union and the Houston Texans have teamed up for their fifth annual Stars in the Classroom program.
Publication Date: August 18, 2015

American Century Investments Expands its Liquid Alternative Capabilities and Launches the AC Alternatives Brand
New alternative investments options are designed to meet the ever evolving needs of clients.
Publication Date: August 03, 2015

PropertyBoss and RentTrack Offer Seamless, Easy Process for Online Rent Payments and Rent Reporting
PropertyBoss Solutions and RentTrack team up to help residents build credit history when they pay rent online. For PropertyBoss clients, this will make it easier to collect rent on-time while offering a valuable new amenity to their tenants.
Publication Date: August 12, 2015

FCAAs 3-Step Plan to Prepare College Students for Financial Independence
Parents preparing to send their high school graduates away from home for the first time should remember to pack some financial advice in those college-bound bags, boxes and suitcases.
Publication Date: August 25, 2015

YSoft SafeQ Announces Support for AirPrint and Embedded Support for Samsung MFDs
Additional Features Help Decrease Costs, Increase Security and Improve Workflow
Publication Date: August 04, 2015

Integritys Gift To Support Harlingen High School Athletics
Unique Fundraising Program is a Win-Win for the Harlingen Community
Publication Date: August 12, 2015

Realtor Laura OConnor Provides Tips for 2015 Home Buyers
Realtor Laura OConnorrevealed today her top tips for 2015 home buyers.
Publication Date: August 10, 2015

American Consumer Credit Counseling Offers Five Ways to Tackle Student Debt in College
With student debt at an all-time high, national nonprofit, ACCC provides students with ways to make smart financial decisions while in college.
Publication Date: August 24, 2015

Back-to-School Is the Time to Streamline Finances, Freedom Financial Network Suggests
7 lessons in smart, low-maintenance debt repayment and money management from Kevin Gallegos and Freedom Financial Network
Publication Date: August 14, 2015

TouchSuite Announces Three-Year Employment Growth Rate of More than 40%, with Additional Hires Anticipated by the Years End
Latest growth numbers were shared during the reveal of the tech companys new creative space, designed to accommodate its expanding team of software and digital service developers.
Publication Date: August 19, 2015

Just in Time for School, LowestRates.ca Launches Its Annual Money Saving Guide for Canadian Post-Secondary Students
LowestRates.ca, the insurance, mortgage, car loan and credit card comparison website, today launched an updated compendium of money saving tips, advice and how-to's for Canadian college and university students.
Publication Date: August 11, 2015

Sound Advice Money Tips Every Freshman Should Know
First National Bank and Trust offers money management tips for college freshmen as they head off to school.
Publication Date: August 14, 2015

College Preparation Should Start in Middle School; Tips for Success
Independent education consultant Mandee Heller Adler of International College Counselors says middle school is the ideal time to start college planning as Forbes publishes its America's Top Colleges Ranking 2015.
Publication Date: July 30, 2015

CreditRepair.com Launches First eBook, Students Guide to Credit
Book provides students with over 50 tips on how to navigate the credit system
Publication Date: August 26, 2015

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