When Madeleine Otto was offered the chance to open a credit card at Stein Mart, a department store in Tequesta, Fla., and save $10 on her purchases, she jumped at the chance. She handed the cashier her driver's license, and waited for approval.
Except it didn't happen. Otto's credit application was denied.
"The casher said, 'I'm sorry, we can't give you a credit card because you're too old,'" said Otto, who turns 100 on October 18.
Otto was dumbfounded. She had never heard of anyone...Full Story