Can bad credit prevent you from getting a checking account?

Answer When you apply for a new checking account, the bank will conduct a credit check. If your credit score is particularly low, the bank has the right to deny your application for a checking account.Fac... Read More »

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How to Get a Credit Card With No Checking Account & Bad Credit?

Applying for a credit card with no checking account and bad credit is no easy task. Almost all credit card issuers stipulate that you must possess a checking account, and most require average credi... Read More »

How do I open a checking account with bad credit?

Collect InformationMake a list of banks in your area, taking care to include the contact information for each bank. This will give you a starting point for finding a bank that is willing to take yo... Read More »

How do I get a checking account without a credit check?

Different BanksCall around to different banking institutions and see if they run credit checks for new accounts. About half of the banks will and the other half will not require credit checks. Two ... Read More »

Can you open a checking account with a credit card?

A credit card can be a used as an alternative for a photo identification (if two are required) or a secondary piece of identification for opening a checking account. Proof of mailing address will a... Read More »