Personal Finance

Credit or Debit? 5 Financial Horror Stories

Comments 0 Comments

2. No Credit Cards for Dead People

 Image: iStock Photo

Horror Story: You are alive. However, your credit report says you have passed away.

Okay, it’s not like everyone gets approved for a credit card when they apply. However, it’s not every day that a living person would get denied a credit card due to being proclaimed dead. That is what happened to Rita Katz when she tried to apply for a GAP credit card, according to a roundup by Apparently, there was some confusion, because Rita was clearly alive and ready to make some serious GAP purchases.

[Free Resource: Check your credit for free before applying for a credit card]

Slide 3: Jacked By the Waitress »

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Please note that our comments are moderated, so it may take a little time before you see them on the page. Thanks for your patience.

Find out where you stand.
Get your FREE personalized credit report card.

Sign Up Now

Stay Connected to your experts

Please submit your email address to get credit & money tips & advice
from our team of 30+ experts, delivered weekly to your inbox.