Should you give your college student a credit card?

August 12th, 2013

College students standing in front of large "College" lettersThere are so many things to do before your child leaves for college. One thing you should consider adding to the list is to get them their own credit card. When kids are away from home it’s possible they will run into a situation where a credit card is necessary.

Here is an article to tell you the benefits of a credit card for students.

http://financialplan.about.com/od/creditdebtmanagement/a/StudentCredit.htm

We know that giving your college age student a credit card can be a concern. If you stop by The First we can talk to you about the College Rewards Visa® cards we have designed to help you monitor their spending with lower limits and giving you access to oversee their purchases.