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Re: Barclay closed my account...


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I dont know man but mine was out of nowhere. The card was only 9 months old when i started opening lots of accounts and they never bothered me. And now that i havent apped for anything in months they closed my account. barclays is weird.

I feel like if i would of called they would reopened my account but meh it was whatever.


Their cards really aren't that great, so I won't bother if they close the one I have either. I applied for it for the 2% back on bills, but I got the Fidelity American Express shortly after, so it's useless now.

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Barclays wasn't kidding...Imagine if you had like reward points or something and they wouldn't let you redeem them? I'd be calling the crap out of them.

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Yeah...
Tbh, after my Travelocity Amex by barclay's 3.99% offer expires, I might even close my $7700 line myself. The normal apr os 24.99%! Totally awful. Fortunately though, I've managed to only use it for bts with 0% and 3.99% offers. Haha and I've pif every time.
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maiden_girl wrote:

Barclays wasn't kidding...Imagine if you had like reward points or something and they wouldn't let you redeem them? I'd be calling the crap out of them.


They did that to me when I had a NFL card with them. Lets just say I don't see my self ever getting another Barclay card.



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Re: Barclay closed my account...


navigatethis12 wrote:

jsickz32 wrote:



I dont know man but mine was out of nowhere. The card was only 9 months old when i started opening lots of accounts and they never bothered me. And now that i havent apped for anything in months they closed my account. barclays is weird.

I feel like if i would of called they would reopened my account but meh it was whatever.


Their cards really aren't that great, so I won't bother if they close the one I have either. I applied for it for the 2% back on bills, but I got the Fidelity American Express shortly after, so it's useless now.


Yep, same with me.  Got the Rewards Card, then Fidelity Amex, then US Bank Cash Plus (which at the time was 5% off bill pay), so that card became totally useless.   With a small CL, and their refusal to change it to world MC, I closed it.

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These kind of threads scares me, I guess i have to watch my rebuilding process carefully without too many inquiries I guess. Since I burned most other big banks,  barclay(along with cap1) is the only one gave me a chance.

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I have a funny feeling they'll do the same thing w/ my Apple card too. 2.2k CL.

 

The only thing that makes be think that they WON'T, is the 5k US Airways World MC they issued me that gets PLENTY of use.

 

I only have available credit, so they shouldn't CLD me - but close it, if any AA at all.

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In some threads I get the feeling that Barclays is popular and one of the cards to get. Then there are other threads that say no, they suck. There was a credit card artical that I read recently. They were kind of high on the list. 


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@burgh
I wouldn't worry too much about it. Just let these grow. Everyone, not just Barclays is sensitive to to many inqs bunched together. Applying for too much credit at the same time is viewed as a risk. As long as you manage these two well you should slowly but surely be able to get back

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