Steve Rogers

Steve Rogers has been a writer and editor for over 30 years, specializing in personal finance, investment, and the impact of political trends on financial markets and personal finances. His work has appeared in The International Herald Tribune, Foreign Affairs, and The Journal of Democracy, among many others. He has a particular interest in making complex topics accessible and useful to non-specialist audiences. When he’s not working, he can usually be found paddling kayaks, rappelling waterfalls, riding mountain bikes, or coming up with new adventures for his two boys. On rare occasions he has been known to throw a shield.

What is a secured credit card

What Is a Secured Credit Card?

A secured credit card is a credit card that is secured by a deposit. You put down a refundable security deposit and the deposit becomes your credit limit. The security deposit reduces the credit card company’s risk, so these cards are available to people with no credit or bad credit.  Most secured card issuers report …

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