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US Bank CLI

Chase and Discover seem to like me.  Amex and US Bank are willing to approve me, but don't like me very much.  Until today...

 

I requested a CLI on my REI Visa the day after Christmas via the US Bank website after charging and paying $500 on the card this month.  REI had a good deal going that netted me $100 worth of gift cards for buying my new ski bindings and the REI Visa gives me an extra 5% dividend on REI purchases.  I netted over $180 back on the purchase between the gift cards and dividend.

 

Last time I requested a CLI, US Bank denied me because the account was too new.  This time, I expected they would do the same.  The card is still under 6 months old.  Instead, I got an alert of a Transunion inquiry on the 28th (Equifax and Experian are frozen - apparently, you can use freezes to redirect a US Bank inquiry).  At first, I was a bit pissed.  Why would they pull if the account was too new to grant a CLI?  I signed into my account today to see that they had given me the increase I requested!

 

Now, Amex is the last holdout - everyone else is willing to give me $5,000 or more on a card.  Amex gets a chance to bump me up on February 6.

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Congratulations!!!  US Bank always pulls EQ report for me.  Can I ask how much CLI did you get and what your credit score is?


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: US Bank CLI

$2,500 -> $5,000

TU FICO 721 pre-inquiry.  CK dropped 4 points from the pull.

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Now that your CL is at $5000, you could call in and request them to PC your card to USBank Cash Plus. You can get 5% cash back on select categories including Bill Pay.

 

 


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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