Tag Archives: student credit

It’s time to graduate from student card

Sienna Kossman

Holding onto a student credit card almost two years after graduating from college is starting to feel like I’m holding onto a security blanket so I think it’s time I graduate to a mature credit card. According to my issuer, I have a few options:
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Should college students have easier access to credit?

Kelly Dilworth

Guess who’s less likely to seriously default on a credit card: A 44-year-old who has been handling credit since before Ronald Reagan left office? Or a 19-year-old college student who wasn’t even born until well into the Clinton administration?

Surprisingly, it’s the college-age student, says a new study, calling into question the wisdom of the Credit CARD Act of 2009’s restrictions on granting cards to the younger crowd.

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