First Progress Platinum Elite MasterCard® Secured Credit Card

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  • Receive Your Card More Quickly with New Expedited Processing Option
  • No Credit History or Minimum Credit Score Required for Approval
  • Good for Car Rental, Hotels; Anywhere Credit Cards are Accepted!
  • Monthly Reporting to all 3 Major Credit Bureaus to Establish Credit History
  • Credit Line Secured by Your Fully-Refundable Deposit of $200 -- $2,000 Submitted with Application
  • Just Pay Off Your Balance and Receive Your Deposit Back at Any Time
  • 24/7 Online Access to Your Account
Annual Fee:
$29
Purchase Intro APR:
N/A
Purchase Regular APR:
19.99%*
Variable
Balance Transfer Intro APR:
N/A
Balance Transfer Regular APR:
N/A

Details, Rates & Fees

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Cash Advance Rate 24.99%* Variable
Cash Advance Fee 3%, Min: $10
Late Fee Up to $38
Penalty APR See Terms*
Balance Transfer Fee N/A
Foreign Transaction Fee 3%
Return Payment Fee See Terms*

Cardholders' Reviews

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mk2486
Serves its purpose
by Mk2486
Helpful to 33 out of 35

I'm shocked by some of the recent reviews that I've read about this card. Other than the annual fee, it's just like any other credit card. The reviews that state you can't make online payments are false. I make my payment online every month. No problem. I've hard this card for a little over 4 months and it serves its purpose. Everyone shouldn't get so wrapped up in interest rates because as long as you pay the card off monthly, you don't pay interest. I'm starting to think some of these reviews are just made to be negative because a lot of the information being shared is false. 

The following information and reviews are brought to you by Credit Karma and/or its users. Banks, issuers, and credit card companies do not endorse or guarantee, and are not responsible for this content.
Most Helpful Negative Review
BradfordCC
NO online payments, NO online anything!
by BradfordCC
Helpful to 71 out of 81

No online payments and no online anything. No app no way to review purchases. Easy approval but wow this is weird. Seems like a scam.

 Everything is through the mail. Very hard to talk to someone. Be careful! I will update this in 60 days. 

You have to mail checks or it's very hard to make payments over the phone. No confirmation of payments received and lots of fees. $10 to make a payment. Something doesn't make sense.

I now have it and I hope they do not mess up my credit. There has to be a better option. I mailed a money order today. 14 days early and I will see if my $29 fee is paid. I sent in $50 just to make sure. 

online is way more cost efficient so I have no idea why they only want checks and mailing of everything. 

 


Our Take

For people with limited credit histories, the First Progress Platinum Elite MasterCard® Secured Credit Card offers a way to start building.

What to Like

The First Progress Platinum Elite MasterCard® Secured Credit Card reports monthly to all three major credit bureaus, making it useful for building credit with on-time payments and other responsible use. There’s no minimum credit score or length of credit history needed for approval, and your credit limit may be increased over time without additional deposits.

Look Out For

The card comes with a $29 annual fee. It’s also a secured card, meaning you’ll have to put down a deposit equal to the amount of your initial credit limit.

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