According to the new Credit analysis, 40 percent of the annual fee carrying cards waive that charge for the first year.
And last year, a site survey of 987 card-carrying adults found that of those who had asked for a late payment fee waiver, 86 percent got one.
Mary Beth Bailey, who teaches financial education in Bryant, Arkansas, said her seventh-graders consistently do not grasp the difference between credit and debit.
And, she said, not many 13- to 15-year-olds know what a credit score is, or why it matters .
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Until they’re at least 18, they will need to be authorized users on an adult’s account.
In fact, make sure they understand all the terms that come with credit cards (we can help – check out this glossary of terms for first-time card users, and these credit terms for students).