Working out which type of credit card is most suited to your borrowing needs can be tricky, but by answering a few short questions we’ll be able to help direct you toward the card for you.
Do you have a good credit history?
This is important because credit card companies consider your credit history when they decide whether to accept your application or not.
Credit Monitor lets you check your score for free, plus you’ll get free, personalised tips to help you improve your score. A better score means you’re more likely to have access to a wider range of credit card deals, so you’ll have more options to choose from.
We’ll also keep an eye on your credit file and let you know about any activity that could be suspicious, so you can act on it quickly and make sure your score isn’t negatively impacted.
If your credit score isn’t quite what you were expecting, don’t panic – there are specific cards available that can help to build up your rating if your history isn’t great.
Do you want to transfer a balance from another card?
There are lots of credit cards out there that are specifically designed for moving your existing balance from your old card to a new one, to sidestep paying interest for a set period of time. If you want to reduce your interest payments, this could be an option for you.
Do you plan to use your new card for spending?
If you’re still not sure which type of card you should go for, our handy tool can help you choose.
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