What to Do When Your Credit Card is Declined

EEEkkkk! Talk about awkward! What do you do when your credit card is declined? In this video, I break down what you can do in the moment, and what to think about to ensure it doesn’t happen in the future. The bullet points are below:

  • Try a different card

  • Cancel your purchase

  • Run to an ATM—Offer collateral if needed

  • Switch to a debit card

  • Set an alert on your card to ping you when you’ve started charging too much