Prepaid/Secured/Charge Cards

The following credit cards require you to prepay offering you the security of a bank card with the convenience of a credit card. They help you rebuild your credit rating if you've had past financial difficulties. You can apply for these credit cards online by following the Apply Now link. All of these cards are available in Canada.

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BMO® Prepaid Travel Mastercard® Apply Now

BMO® Prepaid Travel Mastercard®

Interest on:

Annual Fee

$7

Purchases

0.00%

Cash Advances

0.00%

Balance Transfers

0.00%

Spend with confidence with a reloadable, secured credit card, and use it wherever Mastercard is accepted.

  • Get cash or make purchases anywhere Mastercard is accepted while receiving protection against unauthorized use — making it safer than carrying cash.
  • Use your prepaid card at any of the 30 million locations Mastercard is accepted, and get cash at over a million ATMs.

More information about the BMO® Prepaid Travel Mastercard®

Desjardins VISA® - Platinum Apply Now

Desjardins VISA® - Platinum

Interest on:

Annual Fee

$169

Purchases

9.90%

Cash Advances

9.90%

Balance Transfers

9.90%

  • Up to 2% of your purchases in BONUSDOLLARS
  • Annual cashback of 1% on your purchases
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Accord D Desjardins financing, a second, separate credit limit
  • Cash advances up to $5,000 a day, anywhere in the world

More information about the Desjardins VISA® - Platinum

Home Trust Equityline VISA® Card Apply Now

Home Trust Equityline VISA® Card

Interest on:

Annual Fee

$01

Purchases

n/a2

Cash Advances

n/a3

Balance Transfers

n/a4

  • Use the equity in your home to secure a credit limit of up to $250,000
  • Monthly payments as low as 0.75%, 1%, 1.25% or 1.5% of your outstanding balance or $10, whichever is greater
  • Make additional payments at any time without penalty
  • Competitive interest rates of 4.99%, 5.99%, 6.99%, 7.99%, 8.99%, 9.99%, 10.99%, 11.99% or 13.99%. The annual credit rate in Québec is 9.99%, 10.99%, 11.99% or 13.99%
  • Only pay interest on the credit you have used
  • No annual fees in all provinces except Québec

Notes:
  1. $100 in Quebec.
  2. Competitive interest rates of 4.99%, 5.99%, 6.99%, 7.99%, 8.99%, 9.99%, 10.99%, 11.99% or 13.99%.
  3. Interest rate not mentioned on website.
  4. Interest rate not mentioned on website.
More information about the Home Trust Equityline VISA® Card

Home Trust Secured Visa® Card Apply Now

Home Trust Secured Visa® Card

Interest on:

Annual Fee

$49

Purchases

19.99%

Cash Advances

19.99%

Balance Transfers

n/a1

  • Requires a security deposit for eligibility. Credit limit is then set at the amount of the deposit. You can put down as little as $1,000, or as much as $10,000
  • To cancel your card, just pay off your outstanding balance, and you'll get your security deposit back from Home Trust
  • Virtually everyone is approved

Notes:
  1. Interest rate not mentioned on website.
More information about the Home Trust Secured Visa® Card

Peoples Trust MasterCard Apply Now

Peoples Trust MasterCard

Interest on:

Annual Fee

$701

Purchases

12.99%

Cash Advances

24.50%

Balance Transfers

0.00%

    Secured cards are an excellent way to establish a positive credit history and are designed especially for people with no credit history, or who have experienced past credit problems.

    The Peoples Trust Secured MasterCard® looks and works just like any other MasterCard; only the customer and Peoples Trust will know that the card is secured. The only difference is that a security deposit is required (a minimum of CAD $500.00 to a maximum of CAD $25,000.00) to open a Secured MasterCard account. Peoples Trust will place the deposit in a GIC account (eligible for CDIC insurance) which will serve as collateral for the Secured Credit Card.

    The applicant will then receive a Peoples Trust MasterCard credit card with a limit equal to 100% of the security deposit.

    Peoples Trust reports the customer’s payment history monthly to both Equifax and Trans Union, helping customers improve their credit rating. By using the card responsibly and making payments on time every month, Peoples Trust Secured Card customers can soon discover the benefits of building a positive credit profile!

Notes:
  1. ($5.80/month; collected monthly)
More information about the Peoples Trust MasterCard
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