Usually, students in college have little experience with credit cards. They don’t have much of a credit history, but they can use student credit cards to build positive credit history while they are in school. Finding credit cards that report to the credit reporting bureaus and making on-time payments can set you up for when you graduate. Here are a few of the best options out there.
Michael Rappa is a nationally recognized college-funding expert, and a Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS) through the National Institute of Certified College Planners (NICCP). He is the president and founder of Ivy League Wealth Strategies, a fee based full service college and financial consulting firm covering all aspects of the college application and funding process. Since starting his local college funding practice, he has helped hundreds of parents send their children to college without spending their life’s savings or jeopardizing other important financial goals like a secure retirement. He is a firm believer that any parent, regardless of their background or financial circumstances, can send their child to college if they know how to play the financial aid game properly.