What Does Preapproved Mean?

When a lender preapproves you for a credit card, it means they ran a soft inquiry credit check on you. The purpose of this credit check is to make sure you are qualified to receive credit.

What Credit Card Do I Qualify For?

Discover has a fast, simple, and secure online preapproval tool to help you check offers specific to you, without hurting your credit score.

How to Increase Credit Limits on Your Cards

When you understand the factors that are important to the credit card issuer, you may stand a better chance of having your own limit increased when you inquire. Take back control of your situation.

Should I Request a Credit Line Increase?

Credit isn't income or free money. It's debt -- or, at the very least, potential debt. So consumers should consider all of the outcomes of a credit line increase .