If you got turned down by a credit card company, here’s what it means, and here’s what to do next
Annoyance, frustration, embarrassment and anger: The feeling of rejection is familiar to anyone who has gone through a tough job search, or frankly, survived the awkward middle-school years.
And it turns out, we have the same feelings about being rejected by a credit card.
Consumers feel strong emotions when they are rejected for a new credit card, according to a new survey of 2,000 adults from the personal-finance company NerdWallet.
People were asked how they would hypothetically feel if they were rejected for a credit card they applied for —- between about a quarter and a third of those who responded said they would feel annoyed, frustrated, embarrassed, confused, offended...