What are the best second chance credit cards?The best second chance credit card is the cheapest offer that you can get approved for with damaged credit. After all, your top priority at this point in your credit career should be to open a credit card and make on-time payments in order to add positive information to your credit reports every month. Beyond that, you should try to save as much money as possible.
With those criteria in mind, our editors compared 1,000+ credit cards in search of the best second chance offers available. You can find their favorites below.
2016’s Best Second Chance Credit Cards
|Best For…||Card Name||Editors’ Rating||One-Time Fee||Annual Fee||Minimum Credit Required|
|No Credit Check||Open Sky℠ Secured Visa® Credit Card||4 Stars||$0||$35||$200|
|International Travel||Capital One® Secured MasterCard®||5 Stars||$0||$0||$49, $99 or $200|
|No Security Deposit||Credit One Bank® Visa® with Credit Line Increase Reviews||3 Stars||$0||$0 - $99||$0|
|Rewards||Discover it® Secured Credit Card||5 Stars||$0||$0||$200|