Just wanted to update everyone on my progress. I recently wrote that I was having trouble with CheSystems - I got that figured out and currently bank at Chase.
I now have three Credit Cards - 1. Capital One 2. First Premier 3. Milestone. (Each have $300 limits). I use them and pay them off.
I also recently applied for the Capital One Blank check autoloan and was approved! I was so excited/happy. I should get my check by the end of the week and plan on purchasing a new car.
(Prior to that though, I recieved a nice promotion from my work - so everything is working out nicely.)
I am so happy for this community which gave me the courage to start over and file for Chapter 7.
I got discharged 1/27/13.
If I can do it, anyone can!
Congratulations on that significant milestone. May the seas of credit use and management be smooth for you going forward.
Did you apply for all three cards after the discharge on 1/27?
CONGRATS!!! Thanks for posting this with out this I would have never known about milestone credit card which I was just approved for as my first c. card since discharge thanks again!! And good luck with purchasing your new car!!
Grats to your success, onward & upward
Congratulations. I recently file chapter 7 in dec and have had my 341 meeting on jan. 13. 2014. I am awaiting discharge. My situation is sensitive so i won't go into alot of details. Could you please tell me what your credit score was when capital one approved you for the blank check program. Many thanks and congrats
Congrats!!! I remember how wonderful I felt when I received my discharge on my ch 13, three years after I filed.
Congrats on the uncoming new car, too. Do you know what you are buying yet?? And what kind of rate applies to something like the Cap 1 blank check auto loan???
I brought my new SUV in June 2013 at 2.9%, but believe me, I remember the high interest rates and never want to see them again.
I hope all goes well now that u are out from under the BK.
Looks like you dodged a bullet since you applied for credit BEFORE discharge, unless of course you had approval from the Trustee??? Reason I ask is if you apply for credit without the Trustees prior approval, your BK could be and would likely be dismissed and that would be a very bad thing...