How to Apply for Credit With a Tax ID Number?

Answer Consumers can obtain credit for personal use using a Social Security number or under a business using the tax ID also known as the Employer Identification Number. An EIN is issued by the Internal R... Read More »

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Is it legal to apply for credit with your children's Social Security number?

You cannot apply for credit using your child's Social Security number. This is a form of identity theft and is Illegal. Children normally do not have credit reports, as a credit report is only gene... Read More »

How do I apply for a credit card with no credit history?

Gather InformationGather your current address, phone number, Social Security number and salary history. Also get the contact information for three companies to which you make regular, on-time payme... Read More »

How Do I Know if My Credit is Good Enough to Apply for a Credit Card?

Managing your credit must be an important part of your financial health. Credit scores and reports can affect the types of mortgages for which you can apply, the type of employment you are qualifie... Read More »

What is the optimal number of credit cards for a good credit score?

On One Hand: No More than SevenAccording to the Motley Fool, if you have more than seven credit cards your credit score will suffer. The FICO scoring model, developed by the Fair Isaac Corp., penal... Read More »