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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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What You Can Do After Being Declined for a Credit Card

What You Can Do After Being Declined for a Credit Card

No one enjoys having their credit card application denied. But if it happens to you, you’re certainly not alone. A Federal Reserve survey from October of 2019 found that almost 17% of credit card applicants were rejected. Getting declined for a credit card can sting. But the denial doesn’t have to be the end of your story. This guide offers four steps you can take to recover from credit rejection and set yourself up for success the next time you apply for a credit card. ... read more »

Former Credit Card Junkie Goes from “Rock Bottom” to Consumer Superstar

Former Credit Card Junkie Goes from “Rock Bottom” to Consumer Superstar

Credit cards offer a risky combination of power and convenience. For better or worse, millions of people use credit cards every day, so much so the average household credit card debt hovered around $15,607 last September. But what happens when you let that power go to your head? Merchants start declining your cards, debt collectors call you constantly and you're left struggling to find ways to make ends meet. If this sounds like you, you're not alone. Beverly Harzog ... read more »