Open SkySM Secured Visa® Credit Card

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  • No Credit Check for Approva
  • No Checking Account Required
  • Reports to All 3 Major Credit Bureaus
  • All Applications Considered
  • Quick and Easy Online Application
  • 4 Ways to Fund Your Card
  • Accepted Everywhere You See the Visa Logo
  • Choose Your Own Credit Limit from $200 to $3,000
Annual Fee:
$50
Purchase Intro APR:
N/A
Purchase Regular APR:
14.25%
Balance Transfer Intro APR:
N/A
Balance Transfer Regular APR:
14.25%

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Cash Advance Rate 14.25%
Cash Advance Fee 5%
Late Fee $20
Penalty APR See Terms
Balance Transfer Fee 5%
Foreign Transaction Fee 3%
Return Payment Fee See Terms

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Most Helpful Positive Review
marsbars24
Use It to Your Advantage
by marsbars24
Helpful to 704 out of 724

Okay so I see a lot of negative reviews that I think mostly stem from Open Sky not clearly communicating the process/when they report to bureaus etc. Here's the deal. If you want a boost in your score quickly, apply for the card around the 15th-20th of the month. Open Sky reports to the credit bureaus on the last business day of the month (then sometimes it takes a week or so after that for the bureau to reflect the change). It takes 3-4 days for your $200 (or whatever) deposit to go through, and for the card to be shipped, after approval. Your account isn't considered open until the date the card is shipped. The card comes with the $35 annual fee already tacked onto the balance and if you ordered your card mid-late in the month, that $35 won't be due until the end of the next month (but it will count towards utilization when reported to the bureus, which is a good thing, as long as you keep utilization under 30%. $35 out of $200 is 17.5%). Each month, your bill is due on the 28th. So to absolutely optimize the credit boost you can get from this card: order it around the 18th of the month. The card will probably ship out around the 22nd. Don't worry about paying the $35 fee the second you get the card - you can activate it with the $35 fee on there. Let the utilization work for you when they report to the bureus on the last business day of the month, then on like the 5th of the next month, pay the $35 off. Now, set up a monthly small charge, like Netflix or something, to come out mid month, and DONT use your card other than that monthly charge. When you get your bill in the beginning of the month each month, pay off the last month's balance in full. I've had the card for a couple months, and that's all I've learned from research/talking to their customer service. It's worked well for me so far!

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Most Helpful Negative Review
Anonymous
by Anonymous
Helpful to 156 out of 158

This card will help with building/repairing your credit. The only negative thing I have to say about this card is that you can only make payments using your checking account with routing number. It takes two business days for the money to be withdrawn from your account and another two business days for the money to post to the card. So, for instance, if you want to make a payment on a Friday I suggest you set up the payment on Wednesday this way Friday's date will be the day it will be withdrawn.


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