5 worst credit cards
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(MoneyWatch) High rates and abusive terms are not enough. If you want to make the list of the nation’s worst credit cards, you’ve got to go the extra mile — bury key card terms in the fine print, for instance, or load on fees that are so high they have to use imaginative names for them to avoid running afoul of federal credit card laws.

To be sure, people with stellar credit scores never have to deal with such practices. But if you’ve got a less-than-pristine credit record, or no credit record at all, you’re likely to encounter such card providers.

To that end, here are the nation’s five worst credit cards, according to (CardRatings also has a listing of the cards it considers the nation’s best. If you’re looking for plastic you’d actually want to use, check out their ranking here or our related story here.)

1. Worst retail card: Fingerhut. You’re likely to get their catalog and credit card application after you’ve lost a job or defaulted on another bill, which might make their offer of credit — at a mere…………… continues on CBS News

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