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Approved for Chase Freedom!

I've been hesitant to apply for any credit card for so long, but finally went for it...and approved with $3,000 cl!

 

This is an accomplishment because I've built my score from 400s to 680. (Equifax) over the past seven or so years. I made poor decisions in college and had to slowly build it back up. I'm pretty much debt free besides a small student loan. Actually, considering a purchasing a home within the next year or so. 

 

Anyway, thought I'd share. :smileyhappy:

Established Member
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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

...also approved for AMEX Green charge card a few months back. 

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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

Awesome. The freedom has some great quarterly rewards - it's on my short list (6 months from now).


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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

That's great, Congrats!

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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

WOW $3k CL with a 680 score!?!?! Not bad at all its pays off to rebuild it might tak eits time but at the end youll have results like he one rigth here. Congrats!!!

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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

Congratulations! Nicely done!

Capital One 2006--$5,000 ||| AMEX Macy's 2008--$2,300 ||| Kohl's 2009-- $1,000 ||| JCP 2010-- $1,000 ||| Walmart Discover 2010-- $5,000 ||| Sears 2011 -- $3,600 ||| Sears 2011 -- $3,500 ||| Chase Freedom 2012--$7,500 ||| Discover IT 2013 -- $4,000
||| Chase Sapphire Preferred 2013 -- $10,000

SCORES: EQ FICO: 787, EX FAKO: 801, TU FICO: 790 (Lender Pull)
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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

I was shocked when I called and she said the $3,000 with my score. I'm basically debt free with the exception of a student loan and have no plans to build much of a balance on any credit card, but was encouraging! I've applinothing almost nothing during the seven years, so maybe that paid off to my advantage.

 

 

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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

Congrats!  Not only on the Freedom, but also on the AMEX, as well as going from the 400s to where you are today!    Wooo HOOOOO!!

Diners Club Premier MasterCard $50K / AMEX Gold NPSL / AMEX Zync NPSL / AMEX Blue Cash Preferred $14K / Bank of America Cash Rewards Signature Visa $15K / Merrill Lynch Plus Signature Visa $15K / Wells Fargo Propel 365 $15K / Chase Sapphire Preferred Signature Visa $10K / J P Morgan Select Signature Visa $10K / Chase Slate Visa $6K / CITI Diamond Preferred MasterCard $13.2K / Discover IT $10.5K / IberiaBank Select Visa $8K / 1st Command Bank Platinum Visa $7.5K // Home Depot $9.7K / Lowes $10K

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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

Congrats on the Chase card

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Registered: ‎08-02-2011
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Re: Approved for Chase Freedom!

Congrats! Freedom is my favorite card. You'll love all the cash back :smileyhappy:

NFCU (7000) | Freedom Visa (2400) | DM (2500) | AMEX Plat (7000) | Amazon.com (1800) | GapCard ($750) | Closed: Barclays (1500) | Cap1 ($750) | BoA 1-2-3 Rewards (2500) | Gardening til mid-autumn 2015 for that Delta Platinum AMEX

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Current Score: 685 699 8/6/11 717 8/30/11 712 12/6/11 714 across the board 1/12/12 685 EX FICO 3/1/14
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