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Subject:  No Credit History / My First Card Date:  8/26/2004  6:43 PM
Author:  IslandFoolin Number:  188948 of 308881

Hello all,

I'm looking into signing up for my first credit card... hear me out. My parents are buried in CC debt, i've learned from their mistakes, and have incredible self control if I do say so myself. The only reason I want a card is to build credit since I have NONE. I ran a free credit report online and it turns out that I basically have no credit. Heck, I was even turned down for a clothing store's card.

Any advice on what to look for in a first card and/or a solid way to build credit?

Thanks,

Kyle
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