Once again I wanted to give thanks to this great community. To think just a few months after learning how to clean up my credit here, I am light years beyond from where I started. Long story short. After removing all but 1 neg of my CR just 3 months ago, I have been able to open a Walmart, Cap One Secured, and a Cap One cash rewards. My scores have shot up above the 700's. Except for experian which stands at a 684. Not ideal, but I'm getting there...
Well after only 2 months of payment history on file with the new cards, I got a pre-approval from Discover. I decided to app (will be my last for prob another year) and to my surprise- got approved with a $1,250 limit!! From what I hear about discover being pretty tough to get, I was shocked. Based on scores alone I get it, I should have been able to. But with the lack of history and recent inquiries, I have 7 now on experian with one dropping off very soon, I really couldn't believe it! I am getting so close to where I want to be. Hopefully after another year Chase will finally wise up and realize I am not the person who made a mistake with a 3rd party card I had with them 12 years ago, and will give me another shot. If I can get them on board, along with Amex - (who i'm not dumb enough to even think about at this point), I will be in the clear!
Thanks again! All to these wonderful forums!!
Woo! Awesome! Keep it up!
Congratulations! That one will grow with you
congrats welcome to the Discover family.
Congrat.....enjoy cash back and stuff...