The Card for 
Credit Builders.
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 A responsible way to help build credit while you build savings.


The path to a credit card
Build payment history, then gain access to a credit card.*

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*Card eligibility: Active Credit Builder Account in good standing, 3 on time payments, $100 or more in savings progress and satisfying income requirements. Criteria subject to change.

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The credit card without a "Black Box" application.

Start building credit

A straightforward path to a credit card is here. After you open a Credit Builder Account, use the payments you're already making to fund the security deposit for your credit card.

To get access to the card:*

  1. Have an active Credit Builder Account in good standing
  2. Make 3 monthly payments on-time
  3. Have $100 or more in savings progress
  4. Satisfy income requirements
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Payment history, amounts owed & credit mix make up 75% of your credit score.1

By combining both the Credit Builder Account and secured Visa® credit card, and paying monthly on-time, you can build on all 3 of these credit factors. This can lead to a better credit score. 

Break your security deposit into 3 or more small monthly payments with a Credit Builder Account.

Pick a plan that fits your budget

Follow these simple steps to unlock your secured card*

  1. Have an active Credit Builder  Account in good standing
  2. Make 3 monthly payments on-time
  3. Have $100 or more in savings progress
  4. Satisfy income requirements

Use your card to make purchases and continue building your credit!

Manage your payments, view your credit utilization, and increase your credit limit with responsible use.

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