Credit Card Account


Introduction

Credit Card Account is required to be opened by each and every customer seeking a credit card. A customer needs to first apply for a credit card. If the card issuing company finds a person capable of paying off debt in the future then he would be allowed to open an account with the company. The account may be a secured one or a unsecured one.

Types of Credit card Account


Introduction

Credit Card Account is required to be opened by each and every customer seeking a credit card. A customer needs to first apply for a credit card. If the card issuing company finds a person capable of paying off debt in the future then he would be allowed to open an account with the company. The account may be a secured one or a unsecured one.

Types of Credit card Account

  • Most of the credit card accounts are unsecured ones where the perception of the credit card issuing company or bank is enough for giving away the credit to the customer
  • But there is also secured credit card account where a customer is needed to open a separate savings account which acts as a security for advancing the credit. The customer has to deposit money in the special savings account and on the basis of the deposited amount the credit limit of the customer is set.
  • Credit card account also has a third variant known as prepaid credit card account which is not a stereotype one but with its special characteristics. In such an account the credit is not given by the company rather the customer deposits money into the account and spends it according to the balance in the card. These cards are especially given by the parents to their minor children. This credit card type helps a customer from carrying cash. The travelers often use this card for carrying lots of cash to their traveling destinations. The travelers first load their prepaid card account with the required fund and use it for expenditure purposes through swiping of the card.

    Conclusion

    Credit card account helps a customer to build up credit and through proper payment of debt could earn good credit rating. These accounts give them easy access to credit and consequently to financial flexibility.

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