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Registered: ‎06-14-2012

Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"

So im supposed to be in the Garden for the next few months but i have really been wanting to apply for the Citi Forward due to the amount of money i spend on eating out and the 5% the forward gives for that. I was actually planning on waiting until Jan. to apply but i decided to go a Drapping tonight, seeing as how im on vacation leave from work and have been Extremly Bored and Patron got the best of me!! INSTANTLY APPROVED! I Was praying that Citi would pull EX, as it is my best report but much to my suprise they Pulled EQ, which is my worst report. But,nonetheless, I was Approved!!!! and not only that, but for a $6,000 CL!!!!!! My highest CL by FAR!!! almost doubling my current high CL!!! Im Completely Blown Away! Seeing as how Citi is Inq sensitive, its kind of crazy. just a little info in my EQ report, i have 18 inq's and 5 new accounts in the last 6months, but no baddies. CITI listed my EQ score as a 699 on a scale of 250 to 900? Holy Crap, Im in complete Shock right now! I finally broke the 5k barrier! Citi ROCKS!!!


Does anyone know if you can get a Visa Siggy version of the Forward?

Starting Score: EQ 609, EX 633(Fako), TU 700
Current Score: EQ 699, EX 758, TU 733
Goal Score: 720 across the board
Garden Club Member-GC Challenge: App free since 10/31/12 Smiley Wink
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Registered: ‎09-17-2012

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"

Congrats Smiley Happy Not a bad starting limit.

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Registered: ‎05-23-2011

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"

Congrats!!Smiley Surprised good for u

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Registered: ‎10-02-2012

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"


Too many INQs & low AAoA so I'm off to tend the Garden.     Age:23    

     $17k       $8.5K          Closed          $19k      $6.5k        $24.2k        Closed         $5k       Closed     $8.5k        Closed      @2.49%
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Registered: ‎08-23-2012

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"


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Posts: 126
Registered: ‎07-22-2012

Congrats on your card and your high CL!! Happy for you man!

Congrats on your card and your high CL!! Happy for you man!

Jun 2012 FICO® ~ 734 EQ
Sep 2012 FICO® ~ 684 EQ; 734 TU
Oct 2012 FICO® ~ TBA

Goal for 2014 ~760+

Trying to stay in the garden...but also trying to get as many apps as possible for now Smiley Wink
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Registered: ‎09-30-2012

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"


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Posts: 3,021
Registered: ‎02-09-2012

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"

That's awesome!

5/2012: 560 credit scores across the board
12/2014 750+
3/2017 780+
5/2017 800+
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Posts: 9
Registered: ‎06-04-2012

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"


1. Capital One Visa - $1000 7.Bank Of America 1-2-3 -$750
2. Capital One MasterCard - $500 8. Barclay Rewards MC - $1000
3. Chase Freedom - $500
4. Credit One Visa - $300
5. Fingerhut Credit - $300
6. Wal-Mart Discover - $1,000

Current Score - 669
Goal Score - 700+
Always ready for a new credit card!!
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Posts: 2,118
Registered: ‎12-29-2011

Re: Whooo hoooo my first "big boy limit"

CONGRATS on the new card! Watch out for Citi tho! They can be evil!

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