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Re: 31 Point Credit Score Increase!!!!!!! Utilization!


ramblin_wreck08 wrote:

I'm so excited right now!  Over the last couple months I've tightened up my spending in order to pay off some credit card debt (albeit at 0% APR).  Dropping my utilization down from 36% to 1% bumped up my TransUnion FICO score from 709 to 740 despite apping for an AMEX charge!

 

Thanks to everyone on here for the great information!  With a little gardening I feel like I can hit my goal of 760 before I decide it's time to buy a house.  Thanks everyone!


Very nice!!!! CONGRATS!!!

 

I'm @ 24% right now, I wonder what kind of bump i'd get getting back down around 9%.

 




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Starting Score:
EX (PLUS) 583 EQ FICO 565 TU FICO 590 3/15/2011 / Goal Scores: 720
Current Score: EX FICO (PSECU) 671 (myFICO) N/A / EQ FICO 679 / TU08 FICO 678 / TU VS 706 3/6/2014
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Re: 31 Point Credit Score Increase!!!!!!! Utilization!

ck says my score will only go up 6 points if i pay off my cards. 

right now its reporting 825/10200 limits. 

 

i cant wait to see those couple of days where it wll be 425/10200.

and then my iphone hits the reports! =/ 

oh well at least it wont see any interest. 

Current: Discover Fico 682 1/15 Walmart Fico 684 1/15

Inquiries (24 Months): EQ 4 TU 1 EX 5 | Most Recent: 09/26/2014
Over 12 Months:6


2014 Goals:
Lower Utility
47%(OUCH!!)
Freedom Signature

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Citi Diamond Preferred$6000
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Re: 31 Point Credit Score Increase!!!!!!! Utilization!

Congrats

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Re: 31 Point Credit Score Increase!!!!!!! Utilization!

Thanks everyone and congrats in return!  It's amazing what utilizaiton will do to your score. Never would have found out without this forum.




What's in my wallet:



Left to right:
NPSL ($10k approved)
$5k (EMV - Chip & PIN)
$7k (Visa Sig + EMV)
$7.5k (WEMC)

Transunion FICO: 709 (8/13/12) -> 740 (9/24/12)
Credit Karma: 772 (11/24/13)
Credit Sesame: 755 (11/5/13)
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Re: 31 Point Credit Score Increase!!!!!!! Utilization!

Congrats...... How sweet is that?
 

Starting Score:
585
Current Score: FICO TU 725 FICO EQ 735 EX 754
Goal Score: 850


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Re: 31 Point Credit Score Increase!!!!!!! Utilization!


Dishpro wrote:
Congrats...... How sweet is that?

So sweet! Will be even more sweet once my savings account comes back from the depts. :smileytongue:




What's in my wallet:



Left to right:
NPSL ($10k approved)
$5k (EMV - Chip & PIN)
$7k (Visa Sig + EMV)
$7.5k (WEMC)

Transunion FICO: 709 (8/13/12) -> 740 (9/24/12)
Credit Karma: 772 (11/24/13)
Credit Sesame: 755 (11/5/13)

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