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I recently applied for a credit card but was rejected. Please advise.

Answered on | Updated on April 12th, 2013
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If you were rejected, the issuer will tell you why when they deny the application. Consider the reason and try to solve the problem. Before applying for another credit card it is good to wait a couple of months. Then check your credit score. After that you can apply for a credit card that fits your credit history.

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  • Rosetta Jenkins

    im trying to buld my credit up now I have good credit at a furniture store I was even approved for a $1000.00 with no money down I apply for a credit card I was rejected I pay off a car could u tell me why im been turn down .

    • CreditLandCom

      There are different reasons you can be turned down and credit issuers usually explain why they reject the application. Contact the issuer and ask why you were rejected. It may appear that you applied for the card which does not fit your credit score. Make sure you currently have good credit by checking your credit reports and credit scores.

  • Gerald

    I have never had a credit card before I’ve never filed bankruptcymy credit is not so great but I can still go out and get a car loan and a personal loan up to 1500 but I keep getting denied for credit cards why is that

    • CreditLandCom

      We would recommend you to contact the credit card issuers you applied with to find out why you were denied. This will help you to understand what you did wrong and what you need to get approved for a credit card. Also, you may want to check your credit reports to make sure everything is correct and up to date on them. All errors on your reports should be disputed with credit bureaus and reporting companies.

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