It’s rare, but in some cases credit card issuers will discontinue a particular credit card. If this happens to you, there could be several different outcomes. You may receive a new, similar card, which will continue the previous account you had open; in other cases, you could end up with a brand new account, which will affect your credit scores differently.
Learn what happens when credit cards are discontinued in our Q&A video with credit expert John Ulzheimer.
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