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AMEX 3x CLI success!

Frequent Contributor

AMEX 3x CLI success!

I got my AMEX BCE in the middle of March with a SL of $11,500 and today I was across the 61 day mark and I asked for the full $34,500 and was instantly approved!

Super excited to have such a large credit limit on a single card when about 8 month's ago my highest CL was a $2000 Region's card!

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AMEX BCE ($39,500) CITI AAdvantage ($18,500) Region's Platinum Card ($14,400) Discover IT ($13,000) Macy's ($7,500) Chase FU ($10,000) TU:768 EX: 767
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Valued Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

KABOOM!! Excellent! Conrats on your super awesome increase!!.....Smiley Happy

AmexPlat(NPSL 35K) Amex BCP(26k) Chase CSP (25.9) BofA CR Siggy(15k) NFCU CLOC(15K) NFCU VS Cash(12.5K) Venture WMC(10.25k) Walmart MC(10k) BofA BBR(10k) Lowes(10K) Discover(8.5k) Chase FU(7k) Pier 1(6.5k) BB Visa(6k) Care Credit (6k) Citi Diamond(6k) J Crew(5.9k) PenFed PCR(5K) Kohls(3k) Mortgage May 2017 - 2 Penfed auto loans May 2017

FICO 8 Scores EX 682(18) EQ 672(18)TU 699(19) AAOA 3.0yrs TCL=223,550
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Community Leader
Super Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

Is your name SEMO or Semtex! Amex just blew your mind, we're just here hoping we can have a few piecesSmiley Happy
To obtain Credit One Kenobi status upon 0/24 is to Garden Harden!!
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Frequent Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

haha thank you Averagejoe! I think AMEX may like me or somthing, I am still shocked as I assumed they would counter in the low 20's as everytime I used the "check my spending power" or whatever it is called, I could never get them to allow me more than 24.5k. I guess that tool isn't a direct reflection of their decision's.

AMEX BCE ($39,500) CITI AAdvantage ($18,500) Region's Platinum Card ($14,400) Discover IT ($13,000) Macy's ($7,500) Chase FU ($10,000) TU:768 EX: 767
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New Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

Nice, next up $50k! 

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Established Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

Congratulations on the awesome CLI approval!!!

In the wallet:
Amex PRG ~ Amex BCE ~ Discover ~ NFCU Cash Rewards Visa Signature ~ NFCU Platinum Visa ~ NFCU Line of Credit ~ Chase Amazon Prime Visa Signature ~ PenFed Cash Rewards Visa ~ PenFed Promise Visa ~ Fairwinds Credit Union Cash Rewards Visa ~ CapOne QS1 ~ Lowes Store Card

Closed on mortgage 8/9/17!! Woot!
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Community Leader
Super Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

I think the best thing to do with Amex is to just use your card responsibly and often. Good things come to those who Amex it lol. I always see how much of a battle it is for many to get cli with Cap One, i would think it would be wiser just to shoot for an Amex as with 3x more or less in effect, it might be better to get your cli in one fell swoop.Ah well, 34.5 is mighty fineSmiley Happy
To obtain Credit One Kenobi status upon 0/24 is to Garden Harden!!
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Established Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

Wow. Holy smokes.. Congrats

EQ 665, TU 681, EX 680. Navy Signature Go Rewards 15K, Navy Signature Cash Rewards 9K, Navy CLOC 15K, Navy Mortgage 120K, FLCU Auto 48.7K, FLCU Visa 7.5K, FLCU Visa 1K, AFCU 5K, John Deere 15K, Suncoast TB Rays Cash Rewards 6K, Cap1 QS 5K, TR Visa 4.5K, GSCW Visa 1.5K, USAA Rate Advantage 5K, USAA AX Card 3K, State Farm Rewards 2.5K, Paypal Credit 2.5K, Cabela's 2K, Chevron & Texaco Visa 4K, BBT Spectrum 1.5K, BBT Spectrum 3.5K, BMO Harris Bank 1.5K, 5/3 Trio 3K, 5/3 Truly Simple 4K, 5/3 Stand up to cancer 4K, Amazon Store Card 4K, Walmart 6K, Lowes 17K, TBFCU 5K, BBT Bright 3.5K, BBT Bright 4.5K, Banco Do Brasil Americas 4.2K, Jared Jewerly 4.25K, Kays Jewerly 2K, Morgan Auto Group 1.6K.
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Frequent Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

Thank you everybody! I couldn't have done it without you all! I would have never known I could ask for a 3x limit or that it was a SP if it weren't for this forum!

 

Next mission is to hopefully get a DISCO CLI but they haven't been very friendly as of lately Smiley Sad

 

 

AMEX BCE ($39,500) CITI AAdvantage ($18,500) Region's Platinum Card ($14,400) Discover IT ($13,000) Macy's ($7,500) Chase FU ($10,000) TU:768 EX: 767
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Regular Contributor

Re: AMEX 3x CLI success!

AWESOME!!! You're giving me courage to go for the full 3X myself next week. I feel odd asking for 30K as no one else has so far. Highest is 20K. 

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