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January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs


Thought I would start this thread for the fun of it. Please post your new credit card approvals and Credit Limit Increases.



Starting Score: EQ=665,TU=618 on Oct 9,2010
EQ=702,TU=725 on Apr 11, 2012 EQ=705 on Oct 31, 2012 Current Score: EQ=702, TU=714 on Dec 8, 2012
Goal Score: 750

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Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

Jan. 1 - CLI - on a Walmart store card - from $1500 to $6500 (I requested, since I had hit 3 months after account opening).

All 3 bureaus (per Amex CreditSecure FAKO) are still 748 (as of 12/19/13). Cards: Discover It, $12,100, Chase Freedom $3,300, Chase Amazon $1,500, Walmart store $11,000, AMEX Zync NPSL, Costco Amex $14,700. US. Bank Cash +, $5,000. AMEX SPG $6,000, PenFed Plat. Cash Rewards $17,500, PenFed P-LOC $10,000, Citi Forward $5,100, Chase Slate $5,000, Old Navy, $2,200.
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Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

Amex BCP 8.4k initial CL on 1/2/13
Discover IT 6k initial CL on 1/3/13

Black Friday CLI:

Amex Delta 2k to 6k
Walmart Discover 1.8k to 5.4k

Starting Score: EQ 551 TU 548 CK 607on 6/8/12, EX 542(AMEX pull 3/4/12)
Current Score: EQ 710 TU 727 EX 704 CK 719(FAKO-EX 697, EQ 697, TU 697)
Goal Score: 750

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Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

This year (2013)...


I've gotten the following....


CLI to $15k from $10k on Wmt Discover... and I think my CLI on Paypal Plat MC from $13k to $20k was this year too....:-)

Marriott PR$25k | BCE $24.5K |BankAmericard Visa $25k| BOA Better Bal $17.5k |Wmt Discover $12.5k | BR Visa $17.5k | Amex Delta Gold $10k | Discover IT $10k | Paypal Extras MC $15k | Amazon Store $10k|Smile Gen $7.25k | Dillard's $10k | West Elm $4k| Express $3.05K | Visa $4.5k | Freedom Visa $1k| Amex Surpass $1k
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Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

Got a automatic CLI from 10k to 12k on my 3 year old BofA Cash Rewards.


I started it as a secured card in Jan 2010 with a CL of 500. Unsecured in January 2011 to a CL of 7500. 10k in January 2012.

Citi Hilton Reserve 22.3K | Citi Thank You 8.2K | CSP 15.5K | Chase Freedom 10K | Chase BA 15K | Chase United 8.5K | Chase Marriott 5K | Discover IT 9K | Club Carlson 13K | Amex SPG 20K | BofA Cash Rewards 11K | BofA Cash Rewards 50K
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Registered: ‎05-23-2012

Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

Jan. 4 - Amex BCP CLI from 2,000 to 6,000.  Planning on asking for the same for my SPG when it hits the 61-day mark tomorrow.

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Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

Amex BCE from $16,000 to $24,000.

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Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

Instant approval fir Amex Blue Sky $2,400.00
TU Fico 714 | Sesame 742 | Credit Karma 762 | Wal-Mart FICO 734 | EX FICO 695 (1/28/13) | EQ 740 (3-21-13)

Amex Blue Sky 7.2k | Amex BCE 13.1k | Citi Diamond Preferred 10.2k | CSP 5k | Bofa Cash 9k | Boa Travel 10k | Discover More 3k | Chase SW 5k | Wal-Mart 3.3k | Amazon 5k | Old Navy Visa 5k | Shell 1200 | BP 400 | VS 1500 | Sam's Discover 8.5k | FNBO Amex 16k | Chase Freedom 1.3k | Home Depot 5k | Brylane Homes 1600 | BML 2820

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Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

Capital One. $300 to $2000 and $750 to $5000.

Quicksilver 51k | Lowe's $35k | Prestige $33.5k | Discover It $32.5k | SPG Business $30k | Hyatt $28k | SPG $25k | Ink Plus $22.5k | Ink Preferred $22k | Aviator Silver $20k | SWACU $15k | PRG | Amex Platinum | Amex Platinum Business | J Crew $16k | Spark $16k | AAdvantage Business $13k | Freedom $11.5k | SPG Business $10k | Amazon Store $5k
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Registered: ‎05-01-2012

Re: January 2013 - New Credit Card Approvals and CLIs

  • Approved for BCP (applied Jan. 1, check app status approval Jan. 5, email confirmation of approval Jan. 9) wooo-hooo! Finally. 2K cl
  • 1/2/13 Old Navy CLI 1.4 K to 2.2K
  • 1/2/13 Banana Republic CLI 1.4K to 2.4K
  • 1/5/13 Walmart Discover CLI 2K to 4K (backdoor)
  • 1/6/13 Lowes CLI 2K to 5K (backdoor)
  • 1/6/13 Banana Republic CLI 2.4K to 4K (backdoor) 

Starting Score: EX: 575 (PSECU 5/2/12) TU: 582 (3/6/12) EQ: 664 (4/27/12)
Current Score: EX: 699 (PSECU 06/04/14) 702 (my FICO 08/05/14) TU: 699 (08/01/14) EQ: 675 (07/08/14)
Goal Score: 720
20K PSECU 7/12 | 12K USAA 9/12 | 11K BOA 1-2-3 9/12 | 9K Citi HHonors 9/12 | 8.5K Citi AAdvantage 5/08 | 5K Chase Sapphire Pref. 9/12 | 3.8K Barclays USAir 7/12 | 6K Walmart Dis. 11/12 | 1K Amex SPG 11/12 | 2K Amex BCP 1/13

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