Credit Card Advice for Students

Read the latest advice from our team at Bankrate for students and credit cards. We'll help you navigate big challenges like building credit, choosing the right credit card, and getting off to a good start for your financial future.

Student credit cards: The definitive guide

If you’re a young adult enrolled in college and hoping to declare your financial autonomy with a personal piece of plastic, a student credit card may help. Before rushing out to apply, however, take a crash course in the purpose and function of student credit cards. Here’s what you need to know about these unique products, in five easy “A” lessons.

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