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elaine829
Posts: 273
Registered: ‎10-09-2007

BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

Just received my blue American express card in mail. Nice looking card. Didn't know what my credit limit was until today. I received a 3,000 credit limit, I was shocked since I only got a 1000 dollar limit from citi. Im surprise because I thought my equifax was higher than my experian. Citi pulled equifax and I assume American express pulled experian. MY scores are 673 equifax and transunion 660. Now I can get rid of credit one credit card. WHEN would be best time to get rid of credit one since its my oldest card opened in 06. Now I have two prime cards.Wont be applying for anything else for at least a couple years.

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5thWheel
Posts: 65
Registered: ‎01-30-2010

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

Congrats...I'm sure you deserved this. :smileywink: Amex is a good company....love the look of their card for some reason.

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pumbaablah
Posts: 190
Registered: ‎08-14-2008

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

I should be receiving my Blue Cash today also. Can't wait!. My limit is only 2000 but it's totally fine.

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eparker
Posts: 268
Registered: ‎03-10-2009

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

Do you have the Amex green card also or just the Blue?  With your scores did you have any other dings on your credit?  I'm a ways away from applying with Amex, just curious what they are looking for.  Scores are pretty mid range 640-670 with approval.  I'm still working on getting a few more negatives items removed and getting score up.

Starting Score: Mid 500's
EQ-663 TU-686 EXP-698
Goal Score:750+

NavChek $15,000/NFCU nRewards Visa $12,000/American Express Rewards Gold NPSL/USAA Rewards World Mastercard $7000/USAA Visa Platinum $7000/Barclay $3900/Credit Union Visa $5000/Jareds $7600/BofA Visa $4000/USAA MC $1500/Walmart $1200//Amazon $1000/Discover Card $750/Cap1 $2250.







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Wolf3
Posts: 3,198
Registered: ‎01-24-2010

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

Congrats on the Blue Card. 

 

I suggest you get rid of Credit One before any more fees are due.

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elaine829
Posts: 273
Registered: ‎10-09-2007

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

I just have the blue amex. Last time I pulled experian in February I had a medical collection for 115 from 2006 and a capital one charge off that was due to come off in July or august of this year and Victoria secret charge off that is due to come off late next year or beginning of 2012. I have to look to see if i had any more baddies, but i know those accounts for sure..

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bakalao2k
Posts: 448
Registered: ‎02-21-2009

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

congrats elaine.  i have a amex blue card too.  my 0% apr is expring in sept, but i never carry a balance.

TU - 737 - 02/21/09, 769 - 02/06/10, 795 - 09/08/10
EQ - 758 - 02/21/09, 783 - 02/06/10, 805 - 09/08/10
EX (PLUS) - 781 03/23/09, 787 - 02/06/10, 783 - 08/09/10
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Posts: 65
Registered: ‎10-17-2008

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

Wow, it's a Blue tidal wave.   Just got my first Amex today in the mail, can't wait to start trying it out sometime.  Very pretty card.

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elaine829
Posts: 273
Registered: ‎10-09-2007

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

Just use my blue card at costco it was nice to use a prime card. How often do this card do credit increases?

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Alexandria
Posts: 98
Registered: ‎01-14-2008

Re: BLUE AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD

trying to decide if i want to apply for the blue or the blue cash once my score updates.


Starting Score: 626 (July '10)
Current Score: 679
Goal Score: 720


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