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ADDING OUR 16 YEAR OLD GRANDDAUGHTER TO ONE OF OUR CREDIT CARDS
WE WANT TO HELP HER ESTABLISH CREDIT AND A CREDIT RATING FOR THE FUTURE BUT DON'T KNOW IF HER AGE WOULD PREVENT THE CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES FROM DOING THAT. CAN YOU TELL US WHAT IF ANYTHING WOULD DO SO? THANKS, BILL

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She is legally too young.  18 is the legal age to enter into a contract.  You can have her read the articles here to begin learning how credit works and that will allow her to be better prepared when she is of age to get credit. 

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As jw said, the best thing that you can do for her now is to get her reading about credit and teach her things that she needs to know. "Give a man a fish, teach a man to fish"

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